Scott Watkins played for the Charles Page High School baseball team from 1987 through 1988 and made the All-State team.
Watkins pitched a 13-3 record his senior year with 118 strikeouts and three no-hitters.
Watkins played collegiately for Oral Roberts University, Seminole State, and Oklahoma State University. While at OSU, Watkins was named the Big 8 Newcomer of the Year, the Big 8 Pitcher of the Year, and Second Team All-American.
Watkins was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 35th round, but did not sign.
In 1992, Watkins was drafted and signed in the 23rd round by the Minnesota Twins. In 1995 he was named a AAA All-Star and the Pacific Coast League Rolaids Relief Award Winner. In August of 95, he made his Major League debut with the Twins. His career also included stents with the Kansas City Royals, Colorado Rockies, Chicago Cubs, and Texas Rangers. While with the Rangers, Watkins played for the Tulsa Drillers and Oklahoma City Redhawks in 1998.
Watkins retired from professional baseball in 2002 and has been an assistant coach for the Sandites since 2004.