Senior Vice President/Assistant General Manager
Zack Scott is in his first year as Senior Vice President/Assistant General Manager, overseeing the club's Baseball Analytics and Baseball Systems departments. These departments provide decision support to baseball leadership in all areas of the operation and build software tools to deliver analytical insights and improve workflows. Additionally, Scott shares oversight of the Sports Science program and continues to assist the President of Baseball Operations on player acquisition, contract analysis, and strategic initiatives.
The 2019 season marks Scott's 16th year in the organization. Prior to his current role, he spent two years as Vice President, Baseball Research & Development and five years as Director, Major League Operations. In the latter role he assisted the President of Baseball Operations, General Manager, and Assistant General Managers in several aspects of baseball operations including major league roster and payroll management, player acquisition and contract analysis, as well as coordinating the department's statistical analysis.
Scott joined the Red Sox as an intern in baseball operations in 2004, served as an assistant in the department the following year, and spent the next six seasons as the Assistant Director, Baseball Operations. Before coming to the club, he worked at Diamond Mind, Inc., a developer of baseball simulation software, from 2000-03, where he consulted for Boston's baseball operations department in 2003.
Scott graduated from the University of Vermont in 1999 with a B.S. in Mathematics. He and his wife, Molly, reside in Malden, MA with their daughter, Zoe, and son, Perry.