D-D Breaux

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D-D Breaux is the head coach of the LSU Lady Tigers gymnastics team. She is regarded as the "Dean of Coaches" at Louisiana State University, having led the gymnastics team since 1978.[1][2]

Breaux was selected the National Gymnastics Coach of the Year in 2014 after she guided LSU to a third-place finish at the NCAA Women's Gymnastics championships. Breaux was also named a finalist for National Coach of the Year honors in 1988 when she guided the Tigers to a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Women's Gymnastics championships. As of 2014, LSU under Breaux has reached the Super Six four times, but two of those visits have come in the past two seasons.

Breaux has been the SEC Coach of the Year on six occasions (1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2000 and 2005) and NCAA Central Regional Coach of the Year seven times (1999, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2013 and 2014). In 2009, Breaux was inducted into the USA Gymnastics Region 8 Hall of Fame.

Breaux has an overall career record of 650-404-8 (.616) and 443-247-6 (.641) record at LSU. She led her teams to 25 appearances in the NCAA Championships including 4 Super Six (top six) finishes in 2008, 2009, 2013 and 2014. She captured 13 NCAA Regional titles with 11 at LSU in 1978, 1979, 1980, 1986, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2013 and 2014. The Lady Tigers earned the SEC Championship title in 1981.

Breaux has coached 9 individual national titles, 126 All-America honors and 46 All-SEC selections.

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Breaux is the mother of two children, Jewel Pollock Fourrier and Sara Pollock Dickson. She is also the grandmother to Porter Fourrier and Chase Fourrier.

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Preceded by
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LSU Lady Tigers Head Gymnastics Coach
1978-present
Succeeded by
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