A graduate member of the Tomahawk High School Class of 1987, participating in cross country (4), track (4), baseball (2), and wrestling (2).
Scott's hard work resulted in 12 letters in 12 sports seasons. Some of his additional high school accomplishments include being three time All-Conference, three-time regional champion, two-time sectional champion and a three-time state qualifier in cross country placing all three years at the state level. His 4th place finish his senior season matched his junior year performance and gave him All-American honors.
Scott's other accomplishments include All-Conference honors in track in the 1600 and 3200 where he was also a regional champion in the 3200 and a state entry in the 3200 placing 4th his senior year.
After high school, Scott attended UW-Oshkosh where he was a four-time cross country All-American winning two conference titles and a finishing national runner-up in 1990.
Scott was part of three consecutive national championships in cross country and set the UW-Oshkosh cross country record of 24:19.
His track accomplishments at UW-Oshkosh include winning 8 conference titles in five events (l500m, 3000m, 5000m, 10,000m, and Steeplechase). He also set the 3000m and Steeplechase records and finished his senior year by becoming a conference champion in the Steeplechase, 5000m, and 10,000m. Scott completed his college career with five All-American honors in track (l500m, 3000m, 5000m, 10,000m, and Steeplechase) and the 1992 National Championship in the Steeplechase.
Scott's coaching career includes coaching the Oshkosh Lourdes to a second place in the WISAA State Cross Country Meet. While working on his Master's Degree he coached track and cross country at Mankato State University where he was the 1995 Midwest Regional and Conference Coach of the Year leading his team to 4th place at the NCAA Division 2 Nationals. Presently Scott is coaching track and cross country at UW-Eau Claire where his teams have finished 11th and 13th nationally.