• Department of Athletics



Degrees and Certifications:

Scott Jackson, M.Ed., CAA
Assistant Director of Athletics

Area of Responsibility:  Football, Track & Field, Middle Schools, Facilities, Bond Projects, Central Facility Usage, Online Ticketing, Stadium Concessions

Years of Experience: 32

NIAAA Certified Athletic Administrator: CAA

Collegiate Alma Mater: 

Kansas Wesleyan University, B.A. Mathematics

Concordia (Texas) University, M.Ed. Sports Administration


Scott Jackson begins his 33rd year in the secondary education profession, and his 10th year in his current role of assistant athletic director. He spent 18 years at David W. Carter High School as a mathematics teacher, campus athletic coordinator, track & field coach, and football coach. As the head boys’ track coach for the Cowboys, his teams won a state championship, three regional championships, nine district championships and boasted numerous individual champions. He also was the offensive coordinator for the Cowboys from 2003-2011, mentoring many quarterbacks. Besides coaching, he was also an exceptional mathematics teacher.

Prior to Carter, Jackson was at Justin F. Kimball High School, where he coached track and football. Jackson began his coaching career at Bryan Adams High School in 1991. During the course of his coaching career, Jackson has been a part of 19 playoff football teams and 12 district championship teams. He has been a part of two state track championships, four regional track championships, nine district championships and several individual championships. He was also a two-time selection as track coach of the year by the Dallas Morning News.

Jackson brings an intense level of hard work, dedication, and knowledge. His primary goal is to assist all district coaches in building highly competitive and successful athletic programs, with an emphasis on developing well-rounded student-athletes through discipline and hard work. He has always worked and assisted in developing a culture that values education. Jackson believes that athletics is an extension of the academic setting, producing winners in the classroom and leaders in the community. He truly loves and respects this great profession. He strongly believes that hard work, discipline and a quality education are prerequisites for students to have a successful future.

Jackson was born and raised in the East Texas town of Center. After graduating from Center High School, he went to Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina, Kan., where he earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and secondary education. He was inducted into the KWU Athletic Hall of Fame as a football and track athlete. He also has a master’s degree in sports administration from Concordia (Texas) University.

Jackson is a Certified Athletic Administrator (CAA) through the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA), and a member of many professional organizations, including THSADA, THSCA, and NIAAA. Locally, Jackson is a member of the Dallas Coaches Association.

Jackson and his wife Shawn have three sons, Ryan, Jordan, and Caleb, who all graduated from Carter High School, and a beautiful granddaughter, Blaise.


E-Mail: scjackson@dallasisd.org