HEAD ATHLETIC COACHES
Coach Cassard entered his first season at the helm of the Eagles Baseball coaching staff in 2018. The Assumption Parish native already has skins on the wall after spending the last 10 years in charge of the Zachary Broncos, guiding them to three consecutive Class 4A state championships (2007-09), a 5A state runnerup finish in 2013, two other state tournament trips and seven district championships, the last in 2016. He has coached standout athletes with over 60 college signees, 14 draft picks, and 31 All-State selections.
Besides his 10-year tenure at Zachary, which included 261 victories, Cassard was an assistant at Barbe for 5 seasons. He played college ball at McNeese State fulfilling the outfield role. Cassard will coach PE for the Eagles and is excited about the direction of the Eagles on the field as well as academically in the classroom.
Zach Miller, head coach of the Boys Soccer team, attended Centenary College in Shreveport and received a degree in business administration. He attended high school at Booker T. Washington in his hometown Tulsa, Oklahoma, but came to Live Oak in 2015. Coach Miller previously taught at Lutcher High School and has over 15 years of coaching experience. He teaches Spanish and his goal for the boys' soccer team focuses on bringing home a district trophy and succeeding in playoffs.
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Westmoreland, a native of Watson and 2005 graduate of Live Oak High School, has served the past two years as an assistant on the Eagles' coaching staff Coach Blane Westmoreland before being named Head Coach in 2020. He attended Southeastern Louisiana University and majored in Social Studies Education. Westmoreland, began his coaching career as an assistant at Live Oak High before transferring to parish-foe Albany High School. He put together a 27-25 record in six seasons at Albany High School, leading the Hornets to a pair of Class 3A state playoffs berths. He became an offensive line coach once he made the switch from Albany to Live Oak and spent two seasons as an Eagle Assistant Coach. In 2020, Coach Blane Westmoreland became the head coach of the Live Oak High football team, and has goals to build a lasting tradition and a winning program.
Katie Roux is a native of Denham Springs and attended McNeese State University where she received her degree. She was previously an associate softball coach at her alma mater where the Cowgirls won back-to-back Southland Conference tournament championships and participated in consecutive NCAA regionals. Roux completed a four-year softball career at McNeese State University in the spring of 2014. Roux was an All-Southland Conference and All-Louisiana honorable mention selection in 2011 and was named to the Southland Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll all four years. She was also named to the SLC all-academic team three years. She currently teaches Strength and Conditioning and Team Sports and coaches softball.
Michele Yawn is a graduate of Dowling College in New York and LSU-Eunice Community College and is the girls basketball coach. Coach Yawn came to Live Oak in 2015 and previously coached at Central Private. Coach Yawn was a point guard in college and has coached several All-District , All-State selections as well as college signees. She currently teaches physical education.
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Travis Johnson is the head Cross Country coach for the Eagles starting in 2018. As a Live Oak High Alumni, Johnson played multiple sports while at Live Oak. In 2012, he returned to the school as a volunteer assistant to the cross-country program before lending a hand with the distance portion of track & field program in addition to assisting the soccer team. In 2018, he was hired by the school full-time after his graduation from Southeastern Louisiana and teaches Social Studies at Live Oak Middle School. He has coached record holders in Justin Peters and Claudia Henry with his runners becoming parish champs three times, top 7 girls in the state, and top 12 boys in the state in his coaching span. He hopes to grow as a team and is very hopeful with a young core group of runners. He is currentlly coaching distance and jumping events for track as well.
Castello, Craig FOOTBALL, BASEBALL
Clouatre, Jake FOOTBALL, BASEBALL
Cobb, Natalie SOFTBALL
Collier, Chris FOOTBALL
Dowd, Pat FOOTBALL
Fasbender, Eric BASKETBALL
Hill, Cody WRESTLING
Hill, Norvin WRESTLING
Hodge, Austyn WRESTLING
Johnson, Lyndsay BASKETBALL
McGrew, Benjamin FOOTBALL, BASEBALL
Peterson, Erik FOOTBALL
Prescott, Stephen FOOTBALL, BASKETBALL, TRACK
Rogers, Regina TENNIS
Rose, Travis FOOTBALL
Sanchez, Cade FOOTBALL, BASEBALL
Schexnayder, Kevin FOOTBALL
Smart, Brandi SOFTBALL
Smith, Stephanie TRAINER
Spears, Rebecca GIRLS SOCCER
Stanton, Sean TRAINER
Dexter Thurber coaches the tennis team and football team for the Eagles. He graduated from Louisiana State University in which he obtained his Bachelor of Applied Science in Social Studies. Previously, he coached at Livonia High School where his football team advanced to the state championship. He teaches World History and Media Productions. He has hopes of building a competitive tennis team that will make our community proud.