Scott Krotee enters his first season as a volunteer assistant coach on the Saint Joseph’s men’s soccer staff in 2014. Krotee’s primary responsibility will be working with SJU’s goalkeepers.
Krotee arrives on Hawk Hill after a decorated four-year career as a Division I goalkeeper at Gardner-Webb University from 2008-12. Krotee ranked fifth nationally in total saves (107) and sixth nationally in saves per game (5.94) in his senior season and led the Big South in shutouts as a junior. He graduated with school records for lowest career goals-against average (1.39) and lowest single-season goals-against average (1.10).
A 2012 College Sports Madness All-Big South Preseason Second Team selection, the senior captain was twice named to the Soccer For A Cure All-Tournament Team and earned 2011 Big South Conference Championship All-Tournament Team honors. In 2008, he received the inaugural Wilson Soccer Alumni Association Scholarship and was a member of the Disney Soccer Showcase National Championship squad.
Also, during his collegiate career, Krotee made appearances with Reading United AC, the MLS’s Philadelphia Union player-development partner, in the Premier Development League, with whom he posted a 0.55 goals-against average in 165 minutes in net.
Krotee spent three seasons with Reading United AC U-20 from 2006-09. Prior to that, he was a member of the Olympics Development Program First Team (USA EPYSA) from 2002-04.
From 2013-14, Krotee competed for the Pennsylvania Roar of the Major Indoor Soccer League. In nine games with the Roar, he posted a .706 save percentage in 346:34 to earn MISL All-Rookie Team accolades.
Krotee signed with the USL Pro’s Dayton Dutch Lions on June 2, 2014. He appeared in one match this summer and did not allow a goal.
Krotee is currently working toward his Masters degree in international marketing at Saint Joseph’s.