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Catholic High School Announces Search for New Head Football Coach

BATON ROUGE, LA – December 12, 2022 – On Monday, CHS administrators announced their search for a new head football coach as David Simoneaux shared his plans to leave Catholic High school before the 2023 football season.  Principal Lisa Harvey thanked Simoneaux for two outstanding seasons - leading the Bears to a State Championship title in 2021 and a semifinal run in 2022.

“We are grateful for Coach Simoneaux’s leadership and the incredible example he has set for the young men at Catholic High School. We wish him the best in his new endeavor,” Harvey said. “Now we look toward the future and our efforts to find a new leader to share in the work we do to advance the mission of our school – which is educating the young men in our care in a holistic environment of academic excellence according to Catholic tradition and the spirit of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart. For 128 years, the ideals set forth by the brothers have shaped Catholic High School into the institution of excellence it is today. We look forward to finding the next individual to carry on the spirit of this important mission.”

Interested applicants should email resumes and transcripts to CHS Athletic Director Ben DiPalma at For more information, contact CHS Director of Strategic Communications Ashley Davies at


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