Ted Washington Basketball Coach
Booker T. Washington
Washington is one of the most successful high school basketball coaches in Louisiana sports history. He coached the Lions of Booker T. Washington for 22 years and tallied an impressive 462-60 record and won two Louisiana Interscholastic Athletic and Literary Organization (LIALO) state titles. Washington’s teams, known for offensive discipline and defensive intensity, also won five Catholic Youth Organization Tournaments. He also served as the school’s baseball coach for nine years bringing home seven city and two state crowns during that span. He was inducted posthumously.