Justus Scott became Head Coach for Cerro Coso Baseball in Fall 2014. Scott is the fourth head coach in the Coyotes' 20 year history. His resume includes a wealth of coaching knowledge and experience, ranging from the professional, collegiate, high school and summer collegiate league ranks. Scott was a catcher for the University of Memphis from 1994-1996 and the Will County Indians of the Heartland League during the 1996-1997 season. After his playing career he served as an assistant coach for the University of Memphis, Middle Tennessee State University, Jackson State Community College, Lincoln Memorial University, and Murray State University. He also served as the head coach for the Hornell Dodgers of the New York Collegiate League and two summers as the head coach of the Florence RedWolves of the Coastal Plain Collegiate League, and a roving instructor for Major League Baseball international. Most recently Coach Scott served as Assistant Head Coach for the Del Oro Golden Eagles. He grew up in New Jersey and New York and has played and coached baseball in Florida, Tennessee, Kentucky, South Carolina, New York, and now California. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Memphis, and a Master of Science in Health, Physical Education and Recreation from Middle Tennessee State University.
The 2016 team had the 2nd largest win-loss turnaround in the state, recording 12 more wins than the year before. The 2017 season saw the Coyotes lead the state in batting average and triples and were ranked in the top 10 in four other offensive categories