Scott Kelley

Scott Kelley

Baseball Instructor

Coaching Experience

In addition to his role at On Deck, Kelley is entering his fourth season as the Pitching Development Coordinator and Bullpen Coach for D3 powerhouse, Swarthmore College. Swarthmore has achieved a ranking as one of the top 10 teams in the country each year since their College World Series appearance in 2018.

Before coaching at Swarthmore, Kelley was the Head Varsity Baseball Coach at West Chester East High School from 2014-2017. The Vikings qualified for the District 1 playoffs all four years under the helm of Coach Kelley, including a state playoff berth in 2015. While working with the team’s pitchers, Kelley helped the WC East pitching staff boast a 2.37 ERA over 4 seasons comprised of over 600 innings, including a team ERA of just 1.82 in 2017.

In 2014, Kelley founded the PA Playmakers travel baseball organization, which he owned and coached for six years. In 2017, he coached the 15u Playmakers to a Perfect Game National Championship.

In 2010, Kelley started the Pitchers Training Program at the Athletic Barn in Wheeling, IL where he also provided pitching and hitting Instruction. From 2012-2014, He provided pitching, hitting, throwing, and fielding instruction at the Maplezone Sports Institute where he was the Head Pitching Instructor and Director of the MSI MuckDawgs Travel Baseball Program.

Playing Experience

Scott attended Penn State University, where he earned a degree in Rehabilitation Services, and played four years on the baseball team as a pitcher and outfielder under head coach Robbie Wine. In his senior year, Kelley was converted to a full-time pitcher after developing into one of the top power arms in the country, with a fastball reaching into upper 90 mph range.

Scott was selected in the 23rd Round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft by the Kansas City Royals, where he played over three seasons for the Burlington Royals, Idaho Falls Chukars, Burlington Bees, Wilmington Blue Rocks and the Evansville Otters. In 2009, he boasted a 0.89 ERA through his first 41 innings, including being named Pioneer League Pitcher Of The Week after throwing 8 scoreless innings and striking out 15 batters.

Kelley grew up in Arlington Heights, IL where he played baseball for Hersey High School under Illinois High School Hall-of-Fame coach Bob Huber.


Scott currently runs and co-owns Prograph Inc. and Davis Trophies and Sportswear, both based in West Chester, PA, where he resides with his wife Alison, and sons Nolan and Cole.