Scott Pellegrin was introduced to the Woodlawn High School football team as their new head coach on Tuesday. Principal Michael Hilton brought Coach Pellegrin out to a rising ovation from returning Panther players in the school’s theater.

“Coach Pellegrin brings over a decade of experience coaching high school football,” said Principal Hilton. “Not only do we have confidence that he will succeed on the field, Coach Pellegrin has also proven to be an excellent teacher in the classroom. He has traits that we look for in teachers and coaches. We are excited to welcome him to the Panther team!”

Prior to his arrival at Woodlawn, Coach Pellegrin spent the last 4 years at East Ascension High School as the Defensive Coordinator.

Coach Pellegrin spent one year as the Defensive Coordinator at Liberty Magnet High School in Baton Rouge. He was part of Liberty’s football program revival.

Before coaching at Liberty, he coached five years at South Lafourche High School in Galliano, LA. During his stint with South Lafourche, Coach Pellegrin served in a variety of positions. He served as Defensive Coordinator and Linebackers coach for the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Prior to that, he was Special Teams Coordinator and Defensive Backs Coach. Upon arriving at South Lafourche in 2014, Coach Pellegrin served as an offensive assistant working with the Offensive Line.

Coach Pellegrin started his coaching career at E.D. White Catholic High School where he was an assistant coach for two seasons. In 2012, he worked as a defensive assistant with the 8th grade program before moving up to the varsity ranks for the 2013 season as an offensive line coach.

“I am extremely excited to be the new head football coach at Woodlawn High,” said Coach Pellegrin. “I look forward to coaching and mentoring the young men in our program.”

Pellegrin added, “I’m also excited to be involved in the community and create excitement for our program. I’m thankful to Mr. Hilton and Coach Broussard for the opportunity. Go Panthers!”