Scott Streiffert Staff Photo
Subjects Taught
AP Government, Economics Honors, U.S. Government Honors

Education

B.A Communications--Bowling Green State University(1986)

B.S. Education--Bowling Green State University(1990)

M.S.S. Sports Management--United States Sports Academy(2009)



Experience

1990-1992--West Columbus High School, Cerro Gordo, North Carolina

1992-present--Waccamaw High School, Pawleys Island, SC



Bio

Coach Streiffert was born and raised in Sandusky, Ohio. He is a 1982 graduate of Perkins High School, outside of Sandusky. He has two degrees from Bowling Green State University in northwest Ohio-a B.A. in Communication (1986) and a B.S. in Education(1990) and received an M.S.S. in Sports Management(2009) from the United States Sports Academy in Daphne, Alabama.

Coach Streiffert began his teaching and coaching career at West Columbus High School in Cerro Gordo, North Carolina in 1990. He taught Government, Economics, and U.S. History at WCHS. His coaching duties included being the head softball coach and an assistant football coach. While at West Columbus, Coach Streiffert's softball teams went 30-12, winning the Waccamaw 2A Conference Championship in 1991.

After two years at West Columbus, Coach Streiffert came to Waccamaw High School in 1992. In August of 2017, he will begin his 26th year at WHS. Coach Streiffert has taught 11 different courses at Waccamaw, but primarily has taught Government and Economics. He is Gifted and Talented certified and is also certified to teach AP Government and Politics. In both 2014-2015 and 1996-1997, Coach Streiffert was named Waccamaw High School's Teacher of the Year. He is an assistant football coach(22 seasons), coached JV basketball for three seasons(1992-1995), and has assisted Mr. Alan Pritchard for a more than a decade with the Waccamaw Association for Space and Aviation Club. Since 2009, Coach Streiffert has also been the name reader at the WHS Commencement Ceremonies.

In 1996, Coach Streiffert began his association with the Waccamaw softball program. He assisted Coach Cara Cook as the Lady Warriors reached the Class A Lower State Championship game. In 1997, Coach Streiffert was named head coach of the Lady Warriors. His teams won seven region championships and eight district titles, including the 2010 Class AA State Championship and three Lower State Championships(2009, 2010, and 2013). In 2010, the Lady Warriors won a school record 33 straight games(34-1 overall) enroute to the State Championship. They also won 46 consecutive region games spanning a period between April of 2006 and March of 2011. Coach Streiffert was named the 2009-2010 South Carolina Athletic Coaches Association Softball Coach of the Year, the HSSR 2010 Class AA Softball Coach of the Year, coached the 2A/3A South All Stars in the 2004 North-South All Star Game and coached 17 All-State players and ten Class AA South All-Stars. In 20 seasons at Waccamaw, Coach Streiffert had a 410-162 record. In 22 years as a head softball coach(West Columbus and Waccamaw), his won/loss mark was 440-174.  Coach Streiffert resigned as Lady Warrior softball coach following the 2016 season due to health concerns.

Coach Streiffert and the softball staff directed the Waccamaw Invitational Softball Tournament for the 19 years(1998-2016) and conducted the Lady Warrior Softball Camp for 10 summers(2007-2016). The coaches also held numerous clinics for young players in the Waccamaw Neck area.

Coach Streiffert has been married to his wife, Jenny, for 29 years. She is a senior underwriter for Burns and Wilcox Insurance Company. They have two children, Mathew(24) and Nicholas(20). Mathew is a 2011 graduate of Waccamaw High School, 2014 graduate of Clemson University with a Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences, and a 2017 graduate of Coastal Carolina University with a Master of Arts in Teaching. He is a chemistry teacher at Georgetown High School.  Nicholas is a 2015 graduate of Waccamaw High School and is a junior chemical engineering major at Clemson University.  He also plays the trombone in the Tiger Marching Band and has performed at the last two national championship football games.