G. Gernon BrownFootball/Basketball/Baseball, 1931-51Jesuit High School
Few coaches have dominated their arena as Brown did in prep sports during the 1930s through the early 1950s. Brown’s Jesuit teams won 19 state championships in three sports during what has been called the “Golden Age” of high school sports. In 20 years as a high school football coach, he compiled a 146-43-11 record. Brown’s football teams won state championships in 1933, 1940, 1941, 1943 and 1946, claimed seven city titles and were unbeaten in seven seasons. Brown also won three state basketball championships and 11 more as the Blue Jays’ baseball coach.
[Bio courtesy of the New Orleans High School Sports Hall of Fame, Ye Olde College Inn]