Lee Parks was named the baseball head coach at Christian Brothers University by Director of Athletics Brian Summers on July 21, 2016. Coach Parks became the 6th head baseball coach in Christian Brothers University history. He also has the title of assistant athletic director for external operations.
Coach Parks joined CBU after spending two seasons as an assistant coach at the University of Memphis.. Parks was the Tigers' infielders coach, camps coordinator and first-base coach. Prior to Memphis, Parks spent six seasons as an assistant coach at NCAA Division II Saint Leo University where he served as the recruiting coordinator, hitting coach and instructed catchers.
As recruiting coordinator at Saint Leo, Parks was recognized as one of the top recruiters in the southeast region and has a proven ability to identify talent. He recruited four former MLB draft picks to Saint Leo. In his six seasons, Parks coached four Sunshine State Conference (SSC) Freshmen of the Year, 15 All-SSC selections, four All-South Region selections and three NCBWA All-Americans.
Parks spent three years as a scout in the Texas Rangers organization prior to his time at Saint Leo, as well as some time working in the New York Yankees player development department.
Prior to his professional career within collegiate and professional baseball, Parks was a four-year letterwinner at Mississippi State University. As a catcher with the Bulldogs, Parks helped MSU to the College World Series in 1998 and an SEC Conference Tournament title in 2001.
After finishing his undergraduate degree from Mississippi State in 2002, Parks went on to receive his MBA while working as a graduate assistant in sports marketing at MSU. After graduate school, he served as Assistant General Manager for the Outer Banks Daredevils of the Coastal Plains League summer team.
Parks is married to former Amanda Ellen White and the couple has a daughter, Carson Ellen and a son, Miller.
Coach Dorsey has over a decade plus as a professional baseball scout in the Baltimore Orioles organization. College coaching experience at the NCAA Division I level, NCAA Division II level, and NJCAA Division I level.
Playing experience at the NJCAA Division I level in the state of Georgia and at the NCAA Division I level in the Big East Conference as a primary shortstop.
As a player, coach, and scout, Coach Dorsey has 27 years of experience at the highest levels of baseball.
Currently entering his 3rd season at Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN and the Division II Gulf South Conference Coach Dorsey’s responsibilities include but are not limited to recruiting coordinator, offensive coordinator, 3rd base coach, individual defensive coach, team defensive coach, weight room supervisor, conditioning supervisor, and field maintenance.