Sean LeBeauf

Experienced Educator & Coach


Sean LeBeauf is an experienced educator and basketball 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 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.

Sean LeBeauf served as Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator for the Prairie View A&M University women’s basketball team for two years. He is currently an Assistant Coach for the women’s basketball team at the University of California, Riverside, alongside fellow Assistant Coach Hasten Beamer and under Head Coach Nicole Powell. 

Core Competencies

Strategy/ Critical Thinking
Progress/ Accountability
Facilitate for Learning
Relationship Building
Recruiting & Results
Community Relations
Cultural Competence
Player Growth & Development


• 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

Youth Sports During the Pandemic

Youth Sports During the Pandemic

Many things need to be considered when trying to complete a sports season during a pandemic, with the first being state and local legislature. Some areas forbid gatherings of the size that many of these events would be, so new ways to practice and compete for the need to be discovered. Some areas still allow for play, albeit stricter guidelines to help limit the spread. Each local legislature has its own set of rules for handling the pandemic, and knowing and abiding by these rules should be the first step in getting back to play safely.

 Best Advice for New Coaches

 Best Advice for New Coaches

Jumping into the coaching world where there are hundreds of other tenured coaches can be challenging. It's even tougher when each person has a different opinion about being the best coach and reaching athletes at every level. Dealing with young athletes, parents, and...