D-D Breaux

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D-D Breaux
Sport(s) Women's gymnastics
Current position
Title Head coach
Team LSU
Conference SEC
Biographical details
Born (1958-01-19)January 19, 1958[1]
Donaldsonville, Louisiana
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1978-present LSU
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
National Gymnastics Coach of the Year (2014)
SEC Coach of the Year (1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2000, 2005)
NCAA Central Regional Coach of the Year (1999, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015)

Sara "D-D" Breaux[2] 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.[3][4]

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 for guiding the Tigers to a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Women's Gymnastics championships. As of 2015, LSU under Breaux has reached the Super Six four times.

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, 2014 and 2015). In 2009, Breaux was inducted into the USA Gymnastics Region 8 Hall of Fame.

Breaux has an overall record of 675-410-8 (.621) 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 15 NCAA Regional titles with 12 at LSU in 1978, 1979, 1980, 1986, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2013, 2014 and 2015. 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. 25-6

Personal[edit]

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
None
LSU Lady Tigers Head Gymnastics Coach
1978-present
Succeeded by
Current