|Head Coach: Parker Lessel|
Coach Lessel is in his 13th season as the head golf coach. Prior to his head coaching position, he served as LCCC's assistant coach for one season. In 1984, as a student of LCCC, he was an instrumental part of starting the golf program at Lehigh County Community College. A graduate of LCCC, Lessel also played two seasons for the Cougars. He earned PCAA All State honors both seasons finishing 5th as a freshman and 2nd his sophomore year. As a coach, his teams have won four league titles (2005, 2008, 2010 and 2011), two conference titles (2008 and 2011) and one Pennsylvania State Championship in 2011. During this time, his teams have compiled a record of 251-177-4. He considers the mental part of the game to be his forte. His coaching expectations are summed up by this simple rule, “The two things that I demand of my players are, to respect the game and to respect your fellow competitor”. Coach Lessel resides in Fogelsville PA with his wife Kari and three sons Parker Jr., Erik and Ian.
|Assistant Coach: Mike Fegely|
Coach Fegely is entering his 11th season as an assistant golf coach at LCCC. By working along side the players on the range and course, he allows the players to tap into all of his experience. Mike considers emphasis on course management to be the key to any successful program. Away from the course, Mike established a career in IT and Finance. Fegely currently lives in Whitehall PA.
LCCC is a member of the NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association)
If you are interested in becoming a student-athlete at Lehigh Carbon Community College contact Coach Parker Lessel at plessel [at] lccc [dot] edu.
Students wishing to try out for an intercollegiate sport must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits and stay enrolled in 12 credits during the semester of competition. In addition, students must earn 12 credits each semester with a minimum of a 2.00 GPA. For additional information visit NJCAA Eligibility webpage.
Admissions and Financial Aid
If you have any questions, or for more information regarding student-athlete admissions and academic requirements, you may contact Admissions at 610-799-1575. You will also find useful information on the FAQ page for prospective students.
Lehigh Carbon Community College administers various federal, state and institutional financial aid funds. The link Financial Aid will provide explanations for each type of financial aid, along with information on application procedures and deadlines. Or you may call 610-799-1133 for more information.
I would like to thank the administration, faculty and staff for their continued support for our student athletes. Without your support, our student athletes could not accomplish their goal of being a TRUE student athlete!
- Jocelyn Beck, Director of Athletics