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Men's Basketball

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 Mike Iorio. 

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.

Coaching Staff:

Head Coach: Mike Iorio (second year)  Mike played three years of Varsity basketball at Archbishop Carroll High school in Radnor, PA  then earned a B.S. in Marketing from Philadelphia University in 1990 where he played basketball on a basketball scholarship. In 1991 Mike played with the Washington Generals who played against the world famous Harlem Globe Trotters. Mike also played one year with the Allentown Jets in the mid 90's. For the last three years, Mike was the Men's Assistant basketball coach at Lehigh Carbon Community College. His first year as an assistant coach the Men's Basketball team won its first Eastern Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference Championship. For the last two years Mike was an assistant coach for Darryl Dawkins.

Michael S. Iorio is the Vice President/Partner, for Dale Carnegie Training® in Southeastern Pennsylvania and Delaware

Assistant Coach: Jim Butler (second year) Jim comes to LCCC bringing with him 29 years experience coaching youth basketball. Twenty seven of those years he has been a league officer for the Lehigh Valley Knee-Hi Basketball Association. The last twelve years as League President. He has participated in various camps as Director and guest speaker. During his playing days,  he was All-East Penn Conference player at Easton High School and played at Lock Haven University. Jim is self employed as a Manufacturers Representative.

Assistant Coach: Thor Shaffer (second year) Thor comes to LCCC with over 20 years of basketball experience. Thor played college basketball at Kentucky State University then had the opportunity to play in the CBA with the Pensicola Tornadoes. He traveled overseas and finished his career traveling with the Harlem Globetrotters. Thor also coached in the ABA and the Phillipines. He currently works with players on their offensive skills and shooting.

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