Track and Field
Head Coach John Talley has coached at several area schools in the Baton Rouge area over the last 29 years including Lee High, Woodlawn, St. Amant, and Dutchtown where he has served in various capacities including track coach, football coach, baseball coach, powerlifting, and strength and conditioning coach. In track and field, his teams have most recently won an outdoor State Championship in 2012 and an indoor State Runners-Up in 2014.
Coach Talley is regarded as one of the premier throws’ coaches in the South. He has also contributed significantly to the sport of track and field as a lecturer and clinician for the Louisiana Track and Field Coaches’ Association, as a USA Track and Field Level 1 and 2 Instructor, and as a USTFCCCA Technical Certification Instructor. A past president of the LTFCA and Clinic Chairman, Coach Talley was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012.
Coach Talley is also a nationally certified strength and conditioning coach who has published and lectured in this area over the last 20 years.
Coach Talley is a graduate of Woodlawn High School in Baton Rouge and LSU.
John and Lydia, his wife of 26 years, have four children together Michael, Laurie, Julie, and Trey.
Girls District Championships
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Girls State Championships