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Coach Eroll Gauff Named New Boy's Varsity Basketball Coach
Coach Eroll Gauff Named New Boy's Varsity Basketball Coach

Archbishop Hannan High School principal, Father Charles Latour, OP announced today that Mr. Errol M. Gauff has been hired as Head Boys' Basketball Coach for the 2017-18 school year.

Archbishop Hannan High School principal, Father Charles Latour, OP announced today that Mr. Errol M. Gauff has been hired as Head Boys' Basketball Coach for the 2017-18 school year.

"I am very pleased and excited to welcome Coach Gauff to the Archbishop Hannan family," said Father Latour. "Coach Gauff's well-rounded knowledge of the game, his two decades of experience coaching, and his passion for basketball make him the ideal candidate to carry forward the exceptional basketball program Coach Senna has created.

Coach Gauff is a native of LaPlace and an alumnus of St. Paul's High School in 1986. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Broadcast-Journalism Degree from The University of Alabama in 1992.

Coach Gauff most recently served as the Head Women's basketball coach (2016-2017) and Assistant Men's basketball coach (2014-2016) at Southeastern Louisiana University. He resigned from SLU earlier this year for health reasons. Prior to his time at SLU, he served as Head Basketball Coach (1999-2014), Assistant Athletic Director (2008-2014) and Director of Advancement (2012-2014) at St. Thomas Aquinas High School. While at St. Thomas Aquinas, he led the team to 8 consecutive District Championships (2007-2014) and back-to-back State Championship titles in 2007 and 2008.

Over the course of his career, Coach Gauff has received numerous awards and recognition, including District Coach of the Year (2007-2010, 2012, and 2013), Louisiana Sports Writer's Coach of the Year in 2006, and the Neighbors Way Award (2011 and 2014).

"I am very excited and see this as a great opportunity for me and my family to be a part of something very special that is going on at Archbishop Hannan High School," said Coach Gauff.

"Coach Gauff brings an enormous amount of energy, desire, and enthusiasm to our basketball program," said Archbishop Hannan High Athletic Director Coach Joe Hines. "He also brings a great deal of strategic and practical experience, crucial to the continued development of our players and our program. Coach Gauff's commitment not only to teaching on the basketball court but in the classroom, is exactly the kind of coaching we strive for at Archbishop Hannan.