Coach Chesna graduated from LTHS in 2000. As a baseball player he played for coaches Jim Hall, Butch Markelz and Ken Dobson.
After high school he went to the University of Iowa where he received his BA in History in 2005. Doug started coaching in 2008 during his student teaching at Morgan Park High School. He graduated from Chicago State University in 2008 with his teaching certificate and masters in education.
Doug is currently a teacher in the Special Education Department. This is Doug’s 3rd year as a sophomore assistant, after three years at the freshman level. Doug is excited to work with the newest generations of LTHS ball player.
Coach Jegs started his coaching career in 1998 as a college student at Illinois State University. He coached baseball at University High School for two years. He coached pitchers and outfielders at the sophomore level.
In the fall of 2001, he student taught at Lockport Township High School. As a student teacher, he began his coaching career at Lockport as a football coach. He went on to coach football for ten years and was an assistant coach on the 2002 and 2003 State Championship teams. Coach Jegs coached wide receivers and defensive backs.
This will be his 13th season coaching baseball at Lockport. He spent the first few seasons on the freshmen level as an assistant and head coach. The last few years, was as an assistant on the sophomore level. He was an assistant on the 2005 State Championship team as well.
He lives in New Lenox with his wife Shannon and 3 beautiful daughters.
Coach Morrone graduated from LTHS in 2010. Since he is a recent graduate, as a baseball player, he played under several of the coaches who are still on our staff today. Coach Morrone is currently a teacher in the Special Education department at LTHS.
This will be Coach Morrone's 8th year coaching for the Porters. After 6 years at the freshmen level, this will be his 2nd season as head sophomore coach. He loves the challenge of working to improve all aspects of the game with his players and preparing them for their futures as varsity baseball players. He is looking forward to grooming the future of Lockport baseball that will hopefully bring home another state title with his fellow coaches.
Coach Morrone lives here in Lockport with his wife Karli, who is the nurse at East Campus. They will be welcoming a baby boy to their family this spring!