Meet Coach Jim Powers

Coach Jim Powers

Men's and Women's Varsity Cross Country  

Phone: 440-366-7652
E mail:

Jim Powers begins his seventh year as Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Coach at LCCC in 2015.

Coach Powers has been at LCCC in several capacities for the past 27 years. He is entering his 17th year in his current role as Special Activities Coordinator for the Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Student Life Division; he also serves as the Assistant Athletic Director. Jim has been around cross country for a long time, as an athlete, race director and coach.

He was an All Ohio cross country runner at Holy Name High School in Parma Heights, where he was a member of three state finalist teams. He is the school record holder for the 2.5 mile distance, and is a member of the Holy Name High School Athletic Hall of Fame. Jim also ran one season for The Ohio State University.

Jim is director of the annual LCCC Running Camp, and race director for the Santarelli Memorial Race, Penton Memorial Turkey Trot, and Jack Wilhelm Cross Country Invitational. He also works closely with directors on high school cross country events held on the LCCC cross country course, organizing the events-including the OHSAA District races.

Jim earned his Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Education from The Ohio State University in 1988 and his Master’s degree in Physical Education from Slippery Rock University in 1990. Jim is also a certified personal trainer. Jim and his wife Gina reside in Westlake Ohio.


October is Manufacturing Month

This series of activities for high school students through adults showcases the importance of manufacturing in Lorain County.

Events include:
  • OH Makes@LCCC Conference
  • Think Manufacturing Student Expo
  • Mechatronics Information Session
  • "What Makes What in Lorain County
Click here for a complete list of events. 

Canvas Has Replaced ANGEL

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Earn College Credit for Your Experience

Your professional, military or volunteer experience in an applied area may make you eligible to receive college credit. Click here to learn more.   


Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Click here to learn more.  

MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014, spring 2015, or fall 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
Click here to learn more and to complete the Completion Pledge.