Scott graduated from O’Gorman High in 1982. He earned his degree in biology at Augustana College and played college football for the Vikings. He finished his master’s degree in the spring of 2011 from the University of Sioux Falls. Scott was a biology instructor and assistant football coach at O’Gorman for 16 years. He was a science instructor at Watertown High School for seven years and was the head football coach as well as an assistant track coach for the Watertown Arrows. Scott enjoys hunting, fishing, riding his Indian motorcycle, and wood carving.