Scott Zema

Clinical Assistant Professor and Athletics Health Care Administrator

Department of Health Sciences


Scott Zema was appointed assistant professor and coordinator of Clinical Services and Athletics Health Care Administrator (AHCA) at Cal U in May 2018. Zema returns to the PSAC after serving as associate athletic director and director of compliance and AHCA at Stevenson University, a NCAA Division III member in Owings Mills, Md.


Zema brings over 25 years of experience after serving in progressive athletic training and administrative roles at Stevenson, Slippery Rock, Alfred (N.Y.) and Olivet (Mich).


At Cal U, Zema oversees the operation of the clinical faculty in athletic training, is a preceptor for the AT Education Program, serves as the NCAA Athletic Health Care Administrator and is the Drug Testing Site Coordinator.


Zema is a past recipient of the NATA Service Award (2013) and the Dan Libera Service Award for outstanding service to the BOC (2005). He was also selected for the President’s Leadership Development Program (2014-15) at Stevenson.


In 2015, Zema was appointed as an ATC Spotter with the NFL’s Player Health and Safety Department where he was assigned to the Washington Redskins from 2015-18 and currently serves in that capacity with the Pittsburgh Steelers.


Zema resides in New Stanton, Pa., with his wife, Kerry, and their three children, Nora, Elliette and Giovanni.

  • B.S. Allied Health/Athletic Training: Slipper Rock University of Pennsylvania 
  • M.Ed. Health and PE/Instruction and Program Development: Slippery Rock


Phone: 724-938-5954

Office: Hamer Hall Room 120