Coach Joe St. André begins his fifth year as the Bossier Parish Community College Head Menís Basketball coach. St. André has over 40 years coaching experience beginning in 1969 as Assistant Basketball Coach at Haughton High School. During his career Coach St. André has coached at Princeton Junior High School (basketball and track), Centenary College (womenís basketball coach), Airline High School (basketball), Haughton High School (basketball), and Bossier Parish Community College (baseball and basketball).
Coach St. André is also the Director of the Physical Plant and a Math instructor at BPCC.
Rocky French is entering his second year as Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC).
Coach French received a Bachelors of Science degree from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana in 1977 and a Masters of Science degree from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana in 1985.
Coach French started his coaching career at Bossier High School in Bossier City, Louisiana as an assistant to the legendary Coach Mike McConathy. Shortly after, he became the Head Basketball Coach at Parkway High School in Bossier City. He continued his career as Head Basketball Coach at Minden High School in Minden, Louisiana, where he was named Coach of the Year in 1985-1986. Coach French ended his high school coaching career at McKinney High School in McKinney, Texas.
He believes that BPCC Men’s Basketball can get back to the winning ways of the past, and that common men can do uncommon things if they work together and believe.
Brance Davenport starts his first year as assistant basketball coach with Bossier Parish Community College. Brance attended Bossier Parish Community College for his freshman (2007-2008) and sophomore (2008-2009) year. During his sophomore year at BPCC Brance averaged 15.6 points a game, 6.8 rebounds and was ranked 10th in scoring in Region XIV.
After attending BPCC Brance then went on the attend LSU Shreveport where he recorded a career-high 50 points on 18-of-27 shooting, including 5-of-10 from 3-point land against Southwestern Assemblies of God (Texas) on February 7, 2011. His performance in the 112-88 win surpassed LSU Shreveport's school record for most points in a single game. In addition, 50 points is the most any player has scored in the NAIA that season. In his final two season with LSUS Brance averaged 13 points his junior year and 15 points his senior year, totaling 959 points in his two seasons.