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Danny Broussard
Inducted on August 20, 2021

Danny Broussard Coach Danny Broussard is a 1977 graduate of Meaux High School where he was Student Council President and also President of the 4-H Club as well as instituting a Homecoming Celebration his senior year. While in college he was a basketball official and also coached Babe Ruth Baseball for the Meaux based team. In 1980 as an assistant to Coach Tommy Picard, the Abbeville Babe Ruth All-Star Team won the state championship in Donaldsonville over the legendary Coach Firmin Sims. He earned a B.S. Degree from USL in 1982 and then started teaching and coaching at St. Thomas More Catholic High School.

While at STM he was named Teacher of the Year in 1991 as well as Diocese of Lafayette Teacher of the Year. His athletic accomplishments include a baseball state championship in 1983, 13 state tennis titles, six state basketball titles, including four in a row from 2019-22, as well as three state runner-up finishes. He is a recently inducted into the Louisiana High School Basketball Hall of Fame and currently stands as the 10th Winningest Coach in high school basketball history with 1,053 wins, and 4th in active coaches. He is married to the former Dena Landry of Abbeville and has three children, Lacey Carrigee, husband Kyle, Paige Stinson, husband Jason and Chase, wife Victoria, and two grandchildren Mills (two years old) and Henry (10 months old).

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