Scherz was a basketball player at Osnabrücker SC and from 1980 also worked as a coach at OSC. In 1986, at the age of 22, he led Osnabrück's female C-youth to win the German championship, two years later the club's female B-youth won the German championship title. 
In 1989 the women of Osnabrücker SC rose under Scherz 'leadership as head coach in the 2nd Bundesliga  and in 1992 in the 1st Bundesliga,  in 1998  he led the OSC women to the German runner-up. 
Between 1998 and 2007 , Scherz , who was a full-time teacher of German and history  , did not work as a basketball coach before he was back in charge of teams at Osnabrücker SC. In 2014 he led the female U17s of the OSC to the German championship title.  Due to differences of opinion with the board of Osnabrücker SC and decision-makers of the Osnabrück second division women's team, Scherz left the club after winning the championship,  founded the basketball club (BBC) Osnabrück together with 13 other people and became its chairman .  In the spring of 2018, the BBC's female U14s jokingly won the German championship as a coach. 
- Johannes Kapitza: "Every title is intoxicating in its own way" . ( noz.de [accessed on August 18, 2018]).
- Master list - Basketball Regionalliga Nord. Retrieved April 8, 2020 .
- Winfried Beckmann: 22 years later: Reunion of the OSC promotion team: a long time ago, but totally present. Retrieved April 8, 2020 .
- championship. In: Marburg in the 1st women's basketball league. Retrieved April 8, 2020 .
- Video: Osnabrück teacher Jörg Scherz: "In the first dictation I had a 6." Retrieved August 18, 2018 .
- WNBL TOP4: Osnabrück deserves German champions - Ludwigsburg in 4th place | BSG Basket Ludwigsburg. Retrieved August 18, 2018 .
- Christian Detloff: BBC: Joke goes on the offensive . ( noz.de [accessed on August 18, 2018]).
- New club BBC Osnabrück wants to revive basketball . ( noz.de [accessed on August 18, 2018]).
- Ansgar Maßbaum: BBC Osnabrück is German champion - "It's totally crazy" . ( noz.de [accessed on August 18, 2018]).
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||German basketball coach|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1963 or 1964|