Baseball Coach Bio
Lee Saverio will begin his first season as the hitting coach for the Mountain Hawks baseball program. Saverio brings a wealth of high school and collegiate coaching experience to the Mountain Hawks as well as a background in Major League Baseball as a scout for the New York Mets.
"I am equally excited to announce the hiring of Lee Saverio," said Leary. "Lee brings more than 30 years of baseball experience to our staff. He has had successful stints at the Division I level, in professional scouting and at the summer collegiate and high school levels. I know he will bring a tremendous amount of energy and our players are very anxious to begin working with him. "
Saverio has spent time coaching at the collegiate and high school levels prior to joining Lehigh’s staff. He was the head coach at Cheltenham High School for 13 years and has served as the hitting coach and head coach at LaSalle University, where his 75 victories as a head coach rank him fourth in school history. Saverio was also the 2008 interim head coach at St. Joseph’s University in which his Hawks won 18 games.