Jeremy Scott joined the Baylor staff in January 2017 as director of athletic performance for football. He previously worked four years at Temple with Baylor head coach Matt Rhule in the same capacity.
Scott has dedicated his career to career to optimizing the performance of collegiate and professional athletes. He was recognized for his achievements in 2011 with the prestigious designation of Master of Strength and Conditioning Coach.
Prior to Temple, he spent the 2012 season at Princeton.
Scott worked at Penn State for 15 years from 1998-2011 serving as assistant strength and conditioning coach and speed coach including one year as a graduate assistant. At Penn State, he helped train 14 first-team All-Americans and 40 first-team All-Big Ten student-athletes. In addition to his work as a strength coach, Jeremy was responsible for developing players’ speed, agility, and quickness. His expertise was a valuable resource in preparing players for the drills used at the NFL Combine. Scott has trained hundreds of players for the NFL Combine and NFL Camps, including the number one overall pick in 2000, Courtney Brown, in Penn State's NFL combine prep program. During his tenure, PSU made 11 bowl appearances and won two Big Ten titles.
His work experience also includes designing and implementing a strength training program for the United States Marine Corps Company B Body Bearers (1998), serving as the strength coach for the Penn State Boxing Club (1997-98) and as a personal trainer (1995).
The Wilkes-Barre, Pa. native received his B.S. in fitness management from Lock Haven University in 1996 and his M.Ed. in health education from Penn State in 1999. Scott is married to the former Cory Beth Wickizer, and they have a daughter, Emma, and son, Evan.