Lauscha, Baglio, Allegretta, Stewart, Powell to speak Tuesday at New Orleans QB Club
New Orleans Saints and Pelicans President Dennis Lauscha, LSU Coordinator of Football Relations Charlie Baglio, Tulane play-by-play broadcaster Andrew Allegretta, Newman coach Nelson Stewart and Cohen coach Ben Powell will speak at the weekly meeting of the Greater New Orleans Quarterback Club Tuesday, Sept. 10 at Rock’n’Bowl, 3016 South Carrollton Ave. in New Orleans.
A native New Orleanian, Lauscha holds his M.B.A. from Loyola University after graduating from graduate of Jesuit and the University of Alabama. Lauscha joined the Saints as treasurer in 1998 and has worked his way up the ladder to preside over the organization, as well as the New Orleans Pelicans since 2012. Lauscha oversees financial operations, government affairs, marketing, ticket and suite sales, legal, stadium, community affairs, human resources, information technology and facilities departments.
A native of Independence and a graduate of Southeastern, Baglio is in his 17th year at LSU after a brilliant high school coaching career at Independence, where he served for 34 years, including 22 as head coach of the Tigers. He won 205 games, nine district titles and guided Independence to a pair of state championship game appearances.
Allegretta, a native of Yarmouth, Maine, is in his first year as Voice of the Green Wave. He graduated from Syracuse with a degree in broadcast journalism, performing play-by-play for the Orange before serving as a sideline host and pre-game host for Virginia Tech’s radio network. Allegretta also served in a play-by-play role for Charleston Southern and called minor league baseball games.
In his 14th year as head coach and 20th year overall as a coach at his alma mater, Stewart guided Newman to the state semifinals in 2017 for the second time in his tenure. Stewart also was a quarterback at Tulane.
In his fourth year as the head coach at his alma mater, Powell has led a renaissance at Cohen. His Green Hornets made it to the state playoffs for the first time in many years in 2018, winning six games. Powell worked previously as an assistant at East St. John, University High and Vandebilt Catholic.
The Greater New Orleans Quarterback Club meets each Tuesday (17 weeks) at Rock’n’Bowl through Dec. 17, when the club will hold its year-end awards function.
Each week, an R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Prep Player of the Week is chosen, presented by CrescentCitySports.com and NASH ICON 106.1 FM while the King Firm Scholar-Athlete award winner will also be introduced, presented by Friday Night Football from NOLA 38 and ABC 26.
A pick-em contest of top college and professional games allows patrons to win prizes from Rock’n’Bowl and Ye Olde College Inn, as well as from the Saints Hall of Fame.
Annual membership to the Greater New Orleans Quarterback Club is $50 per person, which includes a discounted $20 lunch from Rock’n’Bowl and Ye Olde College Inn. Non-members are also welcome to attend each week for $30.
For more information on how to join the Greater New Orleans Quarterback Club, contact Stan Kottemann at (504) 908-6080 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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