Coach Starkey, LTHS class of ‘09, is in his second year as the Head Freshman Coach for the Porters. He joined the Porter Baseball family in Spring of 2017 as a Freshman Assistant. Coach Starkey also coaches football at LTHS, and just finished his 5th season this past Fall.
Following graduation from LTHS, Coach attended St. Ambrose University where he played football and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education. He then went on to Lewis University to earn a Master’s Degree in Special Education. Coach Starkey teaches in the Special Education department at Central campus.
Coach Starkey and his assistants are excited to develop their freshman players, showing them the ‘Porter Way’ as they begin their journey in Porter Baseball!
This is Coach Pro’s 3rd year coaching, and 2nd at Lockport after previously coaching at Andrew High School. He played college baseball at Saint Xavier University in Chicago, where he was named 3 times to the CCAC All-Academic Team, and was a NAIA Scholar Athlete.
While at Saint Xavier, he earned degrees in Mathematics and Mathematics Education, and currently teaches in the Mathematics Department at LTHS. In addition to baseball, Coach Pro is a dog trainer, and also coaches Golf at Lockport.
The Porters welcome back Jeff Duschene to the Porter family. Jeff was a two-year varsity infielder for the Porters (12'-13'). He will be working with the Freshman teams this season .
The Porters welcome back Mike Hines to the Porter family. Mike was a two-year varsity infielder for the Porters (09'-10') and played under former Porter caoch Steve Stanicek. He will be working with the Freshman teams this season .