Scott Schoonover joined the Spring Fire Department in the summer of 1996 as a junior firefighter at Station 72. Since then, Scott have served at Station 71 and Station 75. Scott earned the ranks of Captain, Senior Captain, Fire Marshal, and Deputy Chief. Scott has served on the board of the Spring Volunteer Fire Association in addition to Assistant Fire Marshal and District 71 EMS Coordinator. In his current position of Deputy Chief of Support Services, he oversees many divisions including Quartermaster, Communications, Fire Prevention and Education, Apparatus Maintenance and Rehab. Scott is also the department’s liaison with county law enforcement agencies.
A distinguished recipient of the Station Firefighter of the Year 1999 award, Scott is a Master Certified Police Officer and a Captain in the Investigations Division of the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office. He holds Masters Certifications with the Texas Commission on Fire Protection for Firefighter and Arson Investigator, Level 2 Fire Service Instructor, Hazmat Technician, and Fire Officer 1. In addition, Scott has multiple certifications through the Texas State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association, including Master Firefighter, Arson Investigator, Level 2 Instructor, Public Information Officer and Safety Officer.
As a Spring native and Klein Oak High School graduate, Scott fondly remembers when the Goodyear blimp was housed here in Spring and playing ping pong after school at the old Station 72. He now enjoys golf, riding his Harley Davidson, listening to Texas country music and cheering on his favorite Texas teams, the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Astros. Scott married Ashley in 2013 and they enjoy escaping for beach vacations.