Lincoln, IL – Lincoln College recently announced the hiring of Randy Lercher as assistant softball coach. 

Lercher is a native of Lincoln, IL where he graduated from Lincoln Community High School and attended Lincoln Land Community College focusing on Business Management.  Lercher is entering his first year as the Offensive Coach for the Lady Lynx.

He is well known for his contributions to the game of softball in Lincoln.  He has coached at Lincoln Junior High School for 8 seasons and was the assistant varsity softball coach at Lincoln Community High School from 2002-2008. He also was the President of the Lincoln Chill Program from 1999-2005 and coached within the program from 1999-2006.  Lercher’s experience, background and knowledge of the game will be a welcome addition to the LC softball coaching staff. 

Lercher resides in Athens, IL and is currently working for the Army National Guard.  He has 2 children:  James Lercher and Desirae Lercher of Lincoln.  Desirae played softball and was raised playing in Lincoln at the local schools and within the Lincoln Chill Program.  She holds multiple pitching records at Lincoln Community High School and also pitched for the Lady Lynx.  Currently, Desirae is working on her RN at ISU- Mennonite School of Nursing.