Scheuing enters his eighth season as the Diplomat pitching coach. In 2006, he guided Diplomat hurlers to a 2.91 team ERA, tops in the Centennial Conference (CC), and good enough for 11th in the nation. In fact, the Diplomats have boasted the league’s best conference games ERA in three years of Scheuing’s tenure. The Lancaster native has overseen the development of eight All-Centennial pitchers, including three first-team pitchers, among them Ted Serro, the 2006 CC Pitcher of the Year and 40th round draft selection by the Toronto Blue Jays.
Scheuing’s 2006 staff led the Conference in nine other statistical categories including fewest hits, runs, and walks, and limited opponents to the lowest batting average at .240. F&M pitchers Matt Metsch (1.22) and Ted Serro (1.48) held the two lowest ERAs in the Conference in 2006 while Serro (8) and Jeremy Knox (10) notched the two highest win totals in the Conference. His 2007 staff featured 1st team Centennial Conference pitcher Dan Tischler, whose 1.74 ERA led the Centennial and was 18th amongst all NCAA Division III hurlers. The team posted the 48th best ERA in the nation with a 3.73 and a conference only ERA of 1.61.
Scheuing played five seasons of minor league baseball. The lefthander pitched for the Bangor (Maine) Lumberjacks of the Northeast League in 2003 and compiled a league-leading 11-5 record with a 3.99 ERA in the 2004 season. In 2005, the Lancaster native returned home and was 6-6 with 52 strikeouts and a 5.29 earned run average in 26 starts for the Lancaster Barnstormers, who completed their inaugural campaign with a 64-76 overall record, including a 37-33 Atlantic League second half mark. Scheuing rounded out his playing career with the Pennsylvania Road Warriors and the Atlantic City Surf.
A four-year starter at Millersville University, he recorded a 17-10 career record with three saves as a Marauder. In 2000, he finished with a 5-0 record as the Black & Gold concluded the season with a record-setting 45-14 mark, won the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Eastern Division, and advanced to the NCAA Division II North Atlantic Region finals. Scheuing graduated in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and minor in history, while later earning a teaching certification in Citizenship Education. Currently, he is pursuing a master’s degree in liberal arts from Texas Christian University.
Prior to joining the Diplomats, he began his coaching career as an assistant at nearby Lampeter-Strasburg High School, helping the squad to a 2005 PIAA High School State AAA Championship. He acted as the interim head coach for Millersville University in the fall of 2005 before coming to the Diplomats staff.
Scheuing currently resides in Wyomissing with his wife Marci, the current head field hockey coach at Bryn Mawr College. He teaches Modern United States History at nearby Penn Manor High School.