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Coaches

Coaches

Coaches

Chris Softley – Athletic Director

Christa Branson

Emery Dudensing

Eric Hardesty

Ches Tucker

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Chris Softley – Athletic Director

Chris Softley
Athletic Director/Head Football Coach
csoftley@lubbockchristian.org
806.796.8700

Chris Softley is in his 2nd year serving as the athletic director and head football coach at LCS.  He has spent the last 10 years in coaching.  He is originally from Nebraska as one of four boys to Don and Kay Softley.  He was a four sport athlete in high school, earning All-District and All-State honors.  He continued his education and playing career at Nebraska Wesleyan University before culminating his education with a master’s degree from Abilene Christian University, where he served as a graduate assistant football coach for the Wildcats.

Chris is married to Autumn, who was an All-Conference basketball player at Abilene Christian University. Together they have two wonderful daughters, Tatum and Tyler Belle, and are grateful to have them being raised in the Lubbock Christian family.  The Softleys believe athletics are a training ground where we can all grow more in Christlikeness when seeing the gift of sports through the lens of the Gospel.

Christa Branson

Christa Branson
Volleyball and Track
cbranson@lubbockchristian.org
806.796.8700

Christa Branson is a graduate of Lubbock Christian University where she played four years of collegiate volleyball with the Lady Chaps. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sports Science with an emphasis in Health Promotion.  Branson is a member of the American Volleyball Coaches Association. She is originally from Aledo, Texas and is married to LCS alum, Alex Branson.

Emery Dudensing

Emery Dudensing
Football, Track, Strength and Conditioning
edudensing@lubbockchristian.org
806.796.8700

Emery Dudensing has been in education for 6 years, spending the past 2 years at Lubbock Christian School after moving from the DFW Metroplex. A graduate of Rule High School in Rule, Texas, Emery received a B.A. in Mathematics from Abilene Christian University and a M.S. in Sport Management from Texas A&M University.   Emery is the proud husband of wife Emily of 6 years and sons Denton (3) and Truett (1).  Emery’s duties at LCS include football, track, and elementary PE.

Eric Hardesty

Eric Hardesty
JH Athletic Coordinator, Football, Basketball, and Track
ehardesty@lubbockchristian.org
Phone: 806-796-8700

Ches Tucker

Ches Tucker
Football and Softball
ctucker@lubbockchristian.org
806.796.8700

Ches is from Tulia, Texas and graduated from Tulia High School in 1999. His classroom responsibilities include 7th and 8th grade Math and Algebra I.  He is the Head Softball Coach and an assistant coach in football. This is his 2nd year at Lubbock Christian School and his 13th year in education. He graduated from LCU with a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. His years in education have included stops at Ralls, Pampa, and Frenship.  He has coached football, volleyball, basketball, baseball, softball, and track in his 13 years of coaching. He has taught various math courses and has been blessed immensely in his years of education.

While at LCU he met his beautiful wife, Kristin. He taught one year at Ralls High School before he and his wife moved to Marquette, Michigan for a year. They left Michigan for Pampa, Texas and in 2010 returned to Lubbock with the opportunity for Kristin to work at LCU. Coach Tucker and his wife have two kids – Major and Lillie.  Major and Lillie both attend LCS.  Major is a 4th grader and Lillie is a 1st grader.