Team Bemis was founded in 2011 by a of group of caring and compassionate people who sought to support their beloved coach, teacher and friend – Scot A. Bemis – during his cancer journey. Since 2011, members of Team Bemis have continued to honor Scot’s legacy on and off the field.

Shortly after Scot’s death, the family of Coach Scot Bemis established the Scot A. Bemis Fund through the Catholic Community Foundation. Its mission is to further Scot's legacy and the efforts of Team Bemis by supporting the search for a cure for lung cancer and providing scholarships for deserving students.