Tom Priestley – Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame
Carver High School
Tom Priestley posted a 448-128 record in 21 years of coaching basketball at Carver High School. His teams won 14 district titles and posted two runner-up finishes in 16 years, including winning every district title during the 1980s except for 1986.
In both 1987 and 1989, his Rams reached the state finals.
He selected as the Louisiana 4A Coach of the Year in 1986-87 and was also named District Coach of the Year 14 times.