Lee Watson joined the UW-Fond du Lac faculty in the Fall of 2005. Prior to that, he taught for several years at the UW-Marinette and UW-Fox Valley campuses.
A sports enthusiast, Watson is an avid distance runner and competed throughout high school and college. In high school he competed at state competition for both cross country and track and during college competed at the NCAA Championships for cross country.
His coaching experience includes track and field at Winneconne High School, cross country at Lawrence University and men's volleyball, men's basketball, men's and women's golf, and men's and women's tennis at UW-Fox Valley Valley.
Along with his teaching responsibilities at UW-Fond du Lac, Watson serves at the athletic director, intramural director, field house supervisor, weight room supervisor and running club advisor.
Awards earned include:
- All Conference WIAC - 1998
- NCAA All-Midwest Regional Performer 1998
- NCAA National Qualifier 1998
- NCAA Academic All-American 1999
- Coach of the Year Women's Golf 2002-2004
- Coach of the Year Men's Tennis 2003
- Coach of the Year Women's Tennis 2005
Watson has served as a volunteer at Fox Cities Marathon. He enjoys all outdoor activities especially hunting/fishing retreats in the Marinette County area with his family . Watson resides in DePere, Wis. with his wife, Nicole; son, Noah and baby daughter, Zoe.