Date of Hire: 2011
Degrees: B.A. Rhodes College; M.S. Ohio University
Other Contact Information: 765-658-4951
Scott Srnka joined the staff prior to the 2011 season as defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach. In September 2012, he was named the program's interim head coach and directed the Tigers to a pair of wins over the final two months of the season.
In his first season, Srnka's defense held opponents to just under 290 total yards per game which ranked 30th in Division III and just 101.9 rushing yards which was 21st in the nation. Additionally, the defense forced 18 turnovers.
Prior to coming to Greencastle, Srnka was an assistant coach at his alma mater, Rhodes College, since 1993. He served as defensive coordinator and coached linebackers, defensive backs and kickers. He also served as head strength and conditioning coach, head men's golf coach and assistant track coach.
While at Rhodes, Srnka’s defense twice finished the season ranked in the top 25 for fewest total yards allowed including fifth in 2006.
Srnka earned a bachelor of arts degree at Rhodes and majored in art. A four-year starter at strong safety for the Lynx, he was an all-conference selection in his junior and senior seasons.
Upon graduation Srnka attended Ohio University where he earned a masters of science in health promotion and disease prevention and was a football graduate assistant coach.
Upon completion of his degree, Srnka coached at Urbana University as the defensive coordinator for one season. He then moved to Baldwin-Wallace College from 1990-93 where he coached quarterbacks, running backs and kickers. He also was the assistant softball coach.