Born and raised in St. Louis, Scott Brandes has devoted the majority of his life to the game of hockey. Scott grew up playing in the Webster Groves youth hockey organization. He then moved on to play for the Webster Groves High School Skatesmen, which eventually led to his spot as a player for the St. Louis Jr. Blues - Central States Jr. B League. With Scott on the team, they made the National Finalist level. For two years, he was also a Chicago Showcase representative.
As an instructor, Scott's been leading private and group skills sessions for over 13 years. He's also been hired by Webster, Kirkwood, Creve Coeur and Chesterfield to instruct skills workouts. In addition, he's traveled for nine years, instructing Turcotte Stick handling Camp.
- Head Coach for the Central States Squirts and Peewee's at Chesterfield in 2005.
- Assistant coach for 2005 National Champions St. Louis Amatuer Blues U16
- Head Coach for 2006 St. Louis Amatuer Blues U16
- St. Louis Elite and Delta Spring League Head Coach