Coach Markel returns to Lassen College as an assistant in the Fall of 2016. Coach Markel is in charge of the outfielders as well as assisting with hitting, base running, recruiting, coaching first base, and game day preparation. Coach Markel returns to Lassen College after graduating from St. Gregory’s University. After graduating from St. Gregory’s Coach Markel moved to Las Vegas, NV where he was an assistant coach at Sierra Vista HS, for the fall of 2015 and the spring of 2016. While at Sierra Vista, Coach Markel helped lead the 2016 team to a state runner up title.
Coach Markel was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. He graduated from Oak Park High School in Oak Park, CA. One year after graduating from High School Coach Markel came to Lassen College, where he played for Coach Frank Avilla. Coach Markel graduated from Lassen College with an AA in Liberal Arts while playing two years for the Cougars.
After his two years at Lassen College, Coach Markel accepted a baseball scholarship to St. Gregory’s University in Shawnee, OK. There he played 2 seasons during 2014 and 2015. Coach Markel graduated from St. Gregory’s in the spring of 2015 with a Bachelors in Kinesiology and Exercise Science.