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LSU gymnastics coach D-D Breaux retiring after 43 seasons

The 67-year-old Breaux is to be replaced by current co-head coach Jay Clark.
Credit: AP
FILE- In this April 18, 2014, file photo, LSU coach D-D Breaux talks with Britney Ranzy before her routine on the floor exercise at the NCAA women's gymnastics championships in Birmingham, Ala. Breaux has announced she will will retire after a 43-season career during which the Tigers finished in the top 10 nationally 31 times. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)

BATON ROUGE, La. — LSU head gymnastics coach D-D Breaux has announced she will retire after a 43-season career during which the Tigers finished in the top 10 nationally 31 times. 

Breaux’s LSU teams have finished as high as second nationally three times and in the top five eight separate times. LSU gymnasts have combined to win 15 individual national titles and 44 Southeastern Conference titles under Breaux. 

LSU gymnasts also have been named All-America 266 times during Breaux’s tenure. 

The 67-year-old Breaux is to be replaced by current co-head coach Jay Clark.

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