Head Coach Lance Madison
   Lance Madison became the Seahawks’ basketball coach after accepting the position offered by Lamar State College-Port Arthur Athletic Director Scott Street on Saturday, May 12, 2012.
     In his first season as the leader of the Hawks, Madison's squad finished 21-11 overall and went two rounds deep into the NJCAA Region XIV post-season tournament.
     Madison came to LSC-PA from Oklahoma City University where he served one year as assistant coach for the OCU Stars, members of the Sooners Athletic Conference in the NAIA Division I. During the 2011-2012 season, the Stars finished with a 12-15 record, falling to national runner-up Oklahoma Baptist University in overtime in the Sooners Conference tournament.
     He made his way to OCU after two seasons as men’s basketball assistant coach at Hutchinson, Kan., for Steve Eck. The tradition-rich Blue Dragons finished 26-7, raned No. 1 in the NJCAA poll, in second place in regular-season league play and in the NJCAA Region VI semifinals in 2010-11. During Madison’s first season in Hutchinson, the Blue Dragons were 27-6 with another second-place showing and semifinal finish.While there, Lance coached All-American Joe Mitchell.
     Prior to Hutchinson, Madison spent two seasons at Cowley County, Kan. In two seasons at Cowley, Madison’s record was 60-8, including a school-record 31 victories in 2007-08. Cowley won a pair of Jayhawk Conference East championships and appeared in two Region VI championship games and were ranked No. 1 in the NJCAA. Lance coached another All-American while at Cowley County in Montrel McDonald. READ MORE ...

Assistant Coach Barry Wellington
    Barry Wellington joined the Seahawks Basketball Coaching staff for the 2012-13 season.  He brings a wealth of collegiate and professional playing experience to the staff at Lamar State College – Port Arthur.
     Wellington played his high school basketball in the round ball hotbed of Memphis, Tennessee.  He attended the same high school as NBA Superstar “Penny” Hardaway and was one of the best seniors in the city in 2005-06, where he averaged 25 points, 5 assists, and 5 rebounds at Treadwell High.  He plans on using his ties to the talent-rich area to build a recruiting network for the Seahawks throughout the mid-south. READ MORE ...