Scott Urick is the assistant athletic director and head lacrosse coach at Georgetown Prep in Bethesda, MD.
Prior to Georgetown Prep, Urick was hired as the University of the District of Columbia’s first-ever head men's lacrosse coach in 2012. Urick came to the UDC after 11 years as an assistant coach at Georgetown University where he helped lead the Hoyas to six NCAA tournament quarterfinal appearances. At Georgetown, Urick served as the offensive coordinator, recruiting coordintor, and man-up coach. He helped 24 players earn All-American distinction, including the 2002 Lt. Raymond J. Enners Award winner for most outstanding player in the country, Steve Dusseau. Urick mentored 18 players to All-Big East accolades and helped 28 different players earn All-ECAC honors including the 2002, 2004, and 2007 Offensive Players of the Year.
Under Urick's tutelage, Georgetown qualified for the NCAA tournament and advanced to the quarterfinal round from 2002 to 2007. Georgetown finished in the top ten of the final USILA poll seven times during his tenure and won the ECAC Championship in 2003, 2004, 2006 and 2007. The Hoyas' offense under Urick finished the season ranked among the top 20 nationally in scoring offense six times, including three top ten finishes.
Before his time at Georgetown, Urick spent one season as an assistant coach at Cornell University, helping the Big Red to a second place finish in the Ivy League.
Urick concluded his playing career as one of the most decorated lacrosse players in the history of the game, playing nine seasons of professional lacrosse with the New Jersey Pride (2001-08) and the Washington Bayhawks (2009) of Major League Lacrosse. A four-time all-star selection, Urick was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2002 MLL All-Star Game, and he scored 234 goals in 102 career games.
Urick was a member of the United States national team in 2006, leading the team with 20 goals en route to the championship game and the silver medal at the World Lacrosse Championships in Ontario, Canada.
Urick graduated from Georgetown University as the school's all-time leading goal scorer with 144 goals, and he is second in school history for goals in a single season with 47. He was a two-time All-America selection and was a captain in both his junior and senior years. Urick recorded 180 career points, the fifth highest total in school history. He played on four NCAA Tournament teams, including the 1999 team, which advanced to the NCAA Semifinals. An All-Tournament selection in 1999, he also represented Georgetown in the 2000 North/South All-Star game and was the team MVP.
In October, 2011 Urick was inducted into the Potomac Chapter of the US Lacrosse Hall of Fame.
Urick is the son of coaching legend David Urick, and he resides in Bethesda, MD with his wife Peggie and their sons Parker and Ryan.