|Title||Special Teams Coordinator|
|Conference||Big South Conference|
|Born||November 7, 1956
Kansas City, Missouri
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|2015||Toronto Argonauts (STC)|
|2016- Present||Liberty (STC/RB)|
|Head coaching record|
After working as an assistant coach for his alma mater, Downing became the head football coach for Sterling in his first head coaching job. He held the position for the 1982 and 1983 seasons. His coaching record at Sterling was 13 wins, 4 losses and 1 tie.As of the conclusion of the 2012 season, this ranks him #9 at Sterling in total wins and #2 at the school in winning percentage (.750). 
Downing was the head coach at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley for five years, from 2006 through 2010. After five seasons, his teams had managed only 9 wins to 47 losses. As of the conclusion of the 2012 season, this ranks him #10 at Northern Colorado in total wins and #14 at the school in winning percentage (.161).
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- Shafer, Ian. "Sterling College (All seasons results)". College Football Reference. Retrieved March 19, 2013.
- DeLassus, David. "Sterling College Records By Year (incomplete data)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved March 19, 2013.
- "Football Media Guide" (PDF). Sterling Warriors. Retrieved March 19, 2013.
- Shafer, Ian. "Scott Downing". College Football Reference. Retrieved April 28, 2013.
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- DeLassus, David. "Northern Colorado Bears Records By Year". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved April 24, 2013.
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