The former head coach at Dundalk Community College, Scott Roane is starting his eighth season as a Tiger assistant coach.
In his first season as a Tiger coach, he contributed to a remarkable turnaround as Towson doubled its victory total from the previous year and had a 34-24 record. The Colonial Athletic Association runners-up led NCAA Division I with 105 home runs.
In his seven seasons as an assistant coach to Mike Gottlieb, Coach Roane has helped Towson reach the CAA Tournament three times and finish as CAA runners-up twice.In 2008, he helped the Tigers finish the season well and take second place in the CAA Tournament behind James Madison.
A Baltimore native who graduated from Davis & Elkins College in 1996, Roane led Dundalk to an impressive 116-69 record in his four seasons as head coach. The Lions had four consecutive winning seasons under his direction, including a 34-14 mark in 2002 when they finished second in Region 20.
In his first season as the Lions' coach, he led Dundalk to a 25-21 record. The Lions were 29-15 in his third year as Dundalk finished fourth in Region 20. The Lions posted a 28-19 record in 2004. During his years at Dundalk, he coached four players who earned All-American honors while he sent 21 players to baseball programs at four-year schools.
A graduate of Baltimore Poly High School, he played two years of baseball at Essex Community College. As a freshman pitcher in 1992, he was a member of Essex's NJCAA national championship team. He posted a 3-1 record with a 2.93 E.R.A. for the Knights' national champions.
He also played two seasons at Davis & Elkins, helping the Senators win the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Northern Division title in 1995. In 1995, he was named as the WVIAC Pitcher of the Week and helped the team post a 13-6 league record.
After graduating from Davis & Elkins, he spent four years as an assistant coach at Dundalk for Coach Elliott Oppenheim. During his tenure as assistant coach, the Lions went to the NJCAA World Series twice.
Scott and his wife, the former Melissa Meyers of Pittsburgh, reside in White Marsh, Md. with their daughter, Rachel.