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    Scott Koenning
    Scott Koenning

    Asst. Dir. of Career Enhancement & Employer Relations

    Alma Mater:
    Grinnell College

    Scott Koenning joined Northwestern Athletics in May of 2014 as Assistant Director of Career Enhancement and Employer Relations, a position created to enhance NU for Life, a unique program dedicated to the professional development of Northwestern student-athletes.

    NU For Life is designed to provide student-athletes the opportunity to explore professional possibilities by capitalizing on the knowledge and network of former student-athletes, friends of Wildcat Athletics and companies looking to invest in the most talented recent graduates.

    An Oberlin, Ohio native, Koenning attended Grinnell College, where he earned a bachelor's degree in Spanish and Sociology. At Grinnell, Koenning was a four-year letterman in football and served as a Student Government Association Senator. He joins NU from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) national office in Indianapolis, Ind., where he served as a postgraduate intern of leadership development.

    Previously, Koenning worked as a success counselor at a Boston nonprofit organization, Bottom Line, and as a Scholar Coach with the Schuler Scholar Program in the Chicago area.