LCC Men’s Basketball

Sercan Fenerci, Head Basketball CoachHead Coach Sercan Fenerci
phone: 719.336.1675

Sercan “Serg” Fenerci enters his first season as Head Coach with the Runnin’ Lopes Men’s Basketball program.

Fenerci grew up in Istanbul, Turkey where he played high school basketball. Upon graduation from high school he moved to Boston, MA to pursue his collegiate basketball career, where he took his basketball skills to the junior college level.  Fenerci played for one season at Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill, MA. Fenerci averaged 17 points and 13 rebounds a game, which earned him the First Team All-Region selection and runner up for the Region Player of the Year award. After one successful season at NECC, Fenerci accepted a full scholarship to play for Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, where he completed his Bachelors degree  in Management Information Systems in May of 2007. Fenerci then went on to complete his Masters degree in Sport Management from Southern New Hampshire University in 2012.

Fenerci started his coaching career right after graduation in 2007 as an Assistant Coach at his alma-mater, Northern Essex Community College under Coach Darren Stratton. Fenerci’s coaching career includes: Assistant Basketball Coach and Associate Head Basketball Coach at Wheelock College (2008-10), Assistant Basketball Coach at Plymouth State University (2010-11), Head Varsity Basketball Coach at Thornton High School (2011-13). Fenerci moved to Denver, Colorado, in 2011 when his fiancée Rebecca was accepted to University of Denver’s Clinical Psychology PhD Program.

Fenerci led Thornton High School to a 14-9 record in his second year as Head Coach. During that 2012-2013 season, Thornton High School made the state playoffs for the first time in 12 years and finished the season with a perfect “11-0” home record- the first undefeated home record in the school’s history. This success earned Coach Fenerci the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference’s Coach of the Year Award.

In addition to coaching basketball, Fenerci also coached soccer for two seasons as the first ever Head Men’s Coach at Wheelock College (2008 and 2009), and one season as the Head Boys’ Varsity Coach at Westminster High School (2013). Fenerci earned the Coach of the Year Award at Wheelock College during his first year as the Head Coach of the Men’s Soccer team. Fenerci also led Westminster High School to its first state playoff birth in nearly 30 years during his first year as Head Coach.

Jeff DolanCoach Jeff Dolan
Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

Jeff Dolan in his first season as assistant coach with the Runnin’ Lopes Men’s Basketball program.

Dolan grew up in Conifer, Colorado, where he attended Conifer High School.  Jeff played 4 years of Varsity and was the all-time leading scorer and assist leader in school history.  In his senior season he lead the Conifer Lobos to their best season in school history reaching the first elite 8 state tournament appearance and was all elected as All State Colorado.  Upon graduation he attended Western State College (2007-2008) and transferred Colorado Mesa University (2008-2011) where he played 2 years of college basketball.   While at Colorado Mesa University, Jeff received a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Administration.  In 2014, Jeff graduated from Canisius College with a Masters in Sports Administration and is excited to pursue a career in sports.

Dolan started his coaching career with Shining Stars Basketball and Next Level Basketball AAU basketball associations in Denver, Colorado.  The teams traveled across the country and competed in national events and played against some of the best high school talent in the world.  Jeff then continued his coaching career to Taos High school in Taos, New Mexico, as an assistant coach under Daniel Trujillo, where he helped lead the Tigers to their first district championship in 12 years and elite 8 of the state tournament.  After Taos High School, Dolan was then hired as the Head Coach at Conifer High School which was his alma mater but resigned to take an assistant coaching position at Colby Community College (Colby, Kansas) under Head Coach Rusty Grafel. While at Colby, Dolan helped recruit and create a positive environment for the Colby basketball family.