Scott Didrickson is in his fifth year at the University of New Mexico. Didrickson played for McKay at the University of Washington when McKay was an assistant from 1993-95. Didrickson joined McKay's staff as an assistant at Colorado State in 1998-99, then moved to Corvallis where he spent two years at Oregon State. Didrickson began his coaching career under Dan Monson at Gonzaga in 1997-98. Prior to that, he was an assistant coach at Mercer Island (Wash.) High School.
Didrickson completed his playing career at UW in 1995, serving as a team captain. As a junior, he finished fourth in the Pac-10 in 3-point field goal percentage (41.2%), and he ranked among the top-10 at UW for career 3-pointers (55) and career 3-point FG percentage (36.2%). He was also named to the all-academic Pac-10 team in 1994 and graduated in 1995 with a bachelor's degree in History.
The 33-year-old Didrickson and his wife Tiffany, have two sons, Cade, 4, and Bryce, 2.