MARSHFIELD, Wis. (WSAW) — Scott Scheuer took over the Marshfield boys basketball program in 2015. After five years of coaching, he decided it was time to take a break from coaching.
“I have a two kids,” said Scheuer. “I’m just gonna spend more time with them. I don’t want to miss the next couple of years, three years. I just want to be available if they want to do something.”
Scheuer steps down with a 76-45 record. He said that he plans to take a three year hiatus and then reassess if he wants to return to coaching. Regardless, it was a tough decision.
“It wasn’t a quick decision,” said Scheuer. “I always joked that I was on a one-year contract, and it’s taken me five years to get to this point.”
Scheuer added that telling his players was unique due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He had to reach out to every single athlete individually.
Scheuer also plans to remain in the community and at the school. He’s a teacher and the strength and conditioning coordinator.
“Coach Scheuer’s time as the Head Boys Basketball Coach had a great impact on the boys basketball program and our school,” said Marshfield athletic director Nate DeLaney via a press release. “I, along with supporters of Marshfield Athletics and Boys Basketball, want thank him for his commitment, dedication, caring, and competitive spirit he instilled in his players. I look forward to working with Coach Scheuer as a veteran Physical Education Teacher and his other passion, as our Strength and Conditioning Coach for all of Tiger Athletics. He will not be too far away on a daily basis, but he will be missed roaming the sidelines this winter.”
“We will begin the search for a new Head Coach as quickly as possible. The posting will be on the School District of Marshfield website and WECAN for those interested.”