Coaching Triumphs: Success Stories and Strategies from Lehigh Football Coaches

Lehigh County, located in Pennsylvania, is regarded as the top place to live in the state. It has a flourishing cultural setting, with diverse activities including art museums, stage theaters, and amusement parks with top-notch coasters and water slides. It is also home to a lot of sports leagues, some prominent ones including baseball and football leagues that are popular across the colleges and universities in the county. Lehigh County sports fields are one of the notable sports areas with vast soccer fields. Lehigh football leagues have been growing with the 2023 football roster that consisted of 87 players. Read below some trending stories and strategies about Lehigh football leagues!


From the most recent news, Kevin Cahill, Lehigh’s head coach, broadcasted the addition of 17 student-athletes that will be joining the Mountain Hawks football program during the summer season.

A milestone to be noted is Luke Yoder, the first-year running back, has been named as the Jerry Rice Award’s finalist. The Jerry Rice Award distinguishes the national freshman of the year in Division I FCS football. Luke Yoder is also a two-time Patriot League Rookie of the Week who has been present in Lehigh’s 9 out of 11 games in the 2023 season. His accomplishments include running 135 times for 644 yards which accumulated for a remarkable 4.8 yards-per-carry clip, while he also scored five touchdowns. Additionally, two members of the Mountain Hawks bagged their first Patriot League win of the season in a 27-18 point victory. They were granted Patriot League weekly awards. The county league’s defensive back, Nick Peltekian was titled Special Teams Player of the Week while Mike DeNucci, senior linebacker received an honorable mention from the league for his unwavering attempt against the Bison. DeNucci escorted the Mountain Hawk defensive efforts with nine tackles.


Q. Does Lehigh have a good football team?

The Lehigh football program ranks 40th all-time in terms of wins with 680 out of 1,312 games played for a winning percentage of 56 percent.

Q. Who is Lehigh’s biggest rival?

The Lafayette and Lehigh football rivalry, referred to as “The Rivalry”, is one of the most popular rivalries in college football.

Q. What sport is Lehigh known for?

Football by the Lehigh University Athletics

Q. Is Lehigh County a good place to live?

Lehigh County is located in Pennsylvania with a population of 372,492. Lehigh County is one of the best places to live in the state of Pennsylvania.

Author’s opinion

Apart from its diverse cultural and exciting activities across the county, Lehigh County is known for its sports leagues and popular sports events. The Lehigh County football leagues consist of aspiring athletes from different colleges and university majors who have a promising future in the sports field!

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Written by Usama

Usama J. is a passionate writer about the sports and works as an in house sports journalist at Openiun, and covered many international sporting events including ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022.