A professor of Political Science and Philosophy at Coker, Dr. Jim Lemke has been member of the Coker faculty since 1973. Always an avid golfer, Lemke began work as an assistant golf coach for the Cobras in 2006, focusing primarily on the mental aspects of the game.
In addition to teaching and helping coach, Lemke is the Coordinator of the Political Science Major and the Pre-Law Specialization and the Director of the Center for Research in Leadership and Community Development at Coker.
He holds a B.A. from Southeastern Louisiana College and a Ph.D. from Louisiana State University.