Scott Carl Rechsteiner (born July 29, 1962), better known by the ring name Scott Steiner, is an American professional wrestler. Steiner is best known for his time in World Championship Wrestling (WCW), where he became a leader of the New World Order (nWo) stable. He has also wrestled for Jim Crockett Promotions (JCP), the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (WWF/WWE), Impact Wrestling and Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW). He headlined multiple pay-per-view events throughout his career. Prior to his professional career, he was an amateur wrestler at the University of Michigan.