Professional Throws Coach
Scott Cappos is a retired Canadian shot putter and assistant throws coach at the University of Nebraska. Born in Canada, his family migrated to the US and he became a naturalized US citizen. After graduating from Oak Lawn Community High School he competed collegiately for Indiana University (Hoosiers), won the Big Ten Conference in 1990 and 1991, and was a three-time All-American. He won the silver medal at the 1994 Jeux de la Francophonie, finished fifth at the 1994 Commonwealth Games, and fifth at the 1995 Pan American Games. He became Canadian champion in 1992, 1993, 1994, and 1995, in between Peter Dajia and Brad Snyder. Cappos coached the Iowa Hawkeyes for eighteen years before joining the Nebraska Cornhuskers as assistant throwing coach.