BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana High School Athletic Association would like to announce Eric Held as the new Interim Director of the Louisiana High School Coaches Association. Eric has been a member of the LHSCA and the Louisiana Football Coaches Association since 1995, where he is a current board member. He has 25 years of experience in coaching as well as 24 years of experience as a teacher.
Eddie Bonine, the Executive Director of the LHSAA, said “Eric is a native of Louisiana and has a wide range of contacts locally and nationally. He has been a head coach of multiple sports and served as a speaker at numerous football clinics around the nation. Eric is well connected to coaches all across the state as well as other states and is well liked by many. He is a great representative of all coaches regardless of the sport in which they coach. Eric will do a great job as the new Interim Director of the LHSCA and we are looking forward to him coming on board full-time soon.”
Eric is currently an eighth grade Louisiana History and PE teacher at Catholic High and an assistant football and golf coach. He graduated from Nicholls State University, where he served as the Special Teams Captain for the Colonels and was also a two-year letterman.
Dwain Jenkins, President of the LHSCA and LFCA, said “Eric has over twenty years of experience in the coaching area and is extremely well connected all around the state. He has been a really active coach. I believe with his connections throughout the state in all levels of sports, he will make for a great fit as the new Interim Director of the LHSCA."