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Sean LeBeauf

Experienced Educator & Coach

Experience

Sean LeBeauf is an experienced educator and coach based in Ama, Louisiana. A graduate of The University of Montevallo, Sean LeBeauf has spent his career leading students both in the classroom and on the court. Throughout his career, LeBeauf has been responsible for planning and directing the recruitment, conditioning, training, and performance of student athletes. He has been both the Assistant and Head Coach at various Universities and high schools throughout the country. Of which has included Destrehan High School, Archbishop Shaw High School, Paris Junior College, Centenary College, Southern University and The University of Arizona. Over the course of his career, Sean LeBeauf has developed extensive leadership and communication skills combined with high energy, integrity and enthusiasm for intercollegiate athletics. Today, Sean LeBeauf is the proud founder of New Wave Performance, an organization focused on growing the sport of basketball in the Mid-south region. As the owner of New Wave Performance, LeBeauf looks to both teach and mentor local athletes. In doing so, Sean and the New Wave team, equip young athletes for a successful future both on and off the court.


Core Competencies

Strategy/ Critical Thinking
Progress/ Accountability
Facilitate for Learning

Communication
Relationship Building
Recruiting & Results

Community Relations
Cultural Competence
Player Growth & Development

Honors

• Professional Memberships (NABC/BCA/WBCA)
• 2001 and 2002 Super Showcase Elite Eight (Nike Gulf Coast Stars)
• 17 and Under AAU Basketball State Champions (Tulsa – 1998)
• 17 and Under AAU Basketball Final Four (95 Team Field)
• 16 and Under AAU Basketball State Runners-Up (Tulsa – 1997)
• 16 and Under AAU Basketball National Champions (79 Team Field)
• Coached 27 professional basketball players 23 (men’s basketball) / 4 (women’s
basketball) Includes 1 NBA, 2 NBA Summer League, 2 NBDl

New Wave Performance

New Wave Performance offers consulting, skill development and camps to people in the surrounding area. At New Wave Performance, Sean LeBeauf and his team are committed to developing fundamental and advanced basketball skills. Sean and the team not only teach players the fundamentals of basketball, but they teach the athletes proper work ethic and discipline. Sean LeBeauf also assists local coaches with scouting and analytics, often times connecting players with coaches for college opportunity. Located in Ama, LA, New Wave Performance is focused on growing the sport of basketball in the Mid-south region.

Recent Blogs

Motivating and Inspiring Your Basketball Team

Every basketball team deals with highs and lows throughout the season, but it’s the motivation from the coach that helps pull each player up when they need it. Every coach is different in their approach to motivating and inspiring their players. While some stick to...

Handling Drills for the Advanced Player

Proper dribbling and ball-handling technique in the game of basketball is, first and foremost, the practice of posture. If a player does not know how to stand and move properly, all the dexterity and practice in the world will not make them a better ball-handler. But,...

Bob Knight’s Coaching Essentials

In a 2015 Business Review article, author David Aaker compares the skills of Steve Jobs with those of Bob Knight, the former controversial Indiana Hoosiers’ coach whose expertise of 29 years led the University of Indiana’s basketball team to fame. Knight...