August 11, 2020 – St. Louis Catholic High School announced the hiring of Mack Guillory as the Head Boys Basketball Coach. Guillory is a familiar face to the St. Louis Catholic program and a respected coach in the Southwest Louisiana community as he served as an Assistant Coach for Head Coach Rick LeBato during the 2019-2020 campaign. Prior to his time at SLCHS, Mack served as a head coach in the high school ranks as well as a collegiate stint as an assistant coach at Southern University in Baton Rouge. During his sixteen year career as a head coach, Mack has amassed an impressive career record of 401-147, including multiple recognitions as District Coach of the Year.
Guillory’s thoughts on being hired, “First of all, I’d like to thank God for this opportunity and I’d like to thank the administration and Athletic Director Pat Neck for having confidence and providing me with this opportunity. I’m excited and believe that St. Louis has always been a school of tradition and we’d like to continue the tradition going forward.”
Saints Athletic Director, Pat Neck said, “We are pleased to welcome Coach Guillory to our Saints family. He brings a wealth of experience and proven success to our boys basketball program. We look forward to him building on the foundation that Coach LeBato has laid.”
Former Saints Coach Rick LeBato added, “Always good to see coaches from your program get an opportunity to move up. Coach Mack will do a fine job leading these boys.”
Guillory earned his Bachelor’s degree from McNeese State University and his Master’s of Education in Administration from Southern University. As a local business owner and long time educator, Guillory is a great addition to the St. Louis Catholic faculty and community.
St. Louis Catholic’s basketball team has won 12 district championships and one state championship in its history.