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D-D Breaux (2018)

Louisiana Legends



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-10-05

Duration: 00:26:40

Subjects: Breaux, D-D | LSU Tigers (Gymnastics team) | Sports | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.)


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Allen, Gary Producer
  • Laudun, Tika Producer
  • Breaux, D-D Interviewee


This episode of the series “Louisiana Legends” from October 5, 2018, features an interview with D-D Breaux conducted by Beth Courtney at the LSU Gymnastics Training Facility in Baton Rouge. Breaux, a native of Donaldsonville, has been the head coach of the LSU Gymnastics team since 1978 and is the longest-tenured coach in the Southeastern Conference. She discusses: their training facility; motivating young people; the questions parents ask during the recruiting process; the benefits of gymnastics for children; her coaching career; her hobbies; the careers of some of her former gymnasts; her hopes to win a national championship; their home gymnastics meets at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center; gymnastics judging; and the support for the LSU gymnastics program.