Scott Van Pelt is an American sportscaster and sports talk show host. He is an anchor for the 11 p.m. edition of SportsCenter on ESPN, the co-host of SVP & Russillo on ESPN Radio, and anchor for various golf events for the network. Van Pelt was born in Brookeville, Maryland and grew up in the Washington, D.C. area. He graduated from Sherwood High School in Sandy Spring, Maryland and enrolled at the University of Maryland where he studied radio/television and film. He is a member of the fraternity Pi Kappa Alpha. Van Pelt began his career in sportscasting at WTTG-TV, a FOX affiliate in Washington, D.C. in 1990 and then moved on to the Golf Channel, where he worked from 1994 to 2000 as a studio host for some of the network's signature programs.
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