Coach Scott Gehl is a native of Omaha, Nebraska. He graduated from Ripon Christian, where he lettered in soccer and baseball, and was Student Body President. He continued his education and baseball at Cal-State Stanislaus in Turlock from 1991-1994, playing for Dr. Jim Bowen, and, for one year, assistant Coach DelaMotte. Upon graduating with a Criminal Justice degree, he worked 10 years at Gallo Sales Company as a sales representative and account manager, traveling all of the state of California.
Coach Gehl started the transition to coaching and teaching in 2001, coaching for Turlock H.S. for 7 years, Modesto H.S. one year, Pitman H.S. for 2, and Oakdale H.S. for 5, primarily working with catchers. He currently works as Special Education Department Chair at Oakdale High School.
Coach Gehl and his wife Jenifer live in Turlock with their sons Dalton, 22, and Spencer, 18.