Aucoin Named Video Coordinator of the Year

LSU video coordinator Doug Aucoin
LSU video coordinator Doug Aucoin
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SCHAUMBURG, Ill. -- LSU video coordinator Doug Aucoin has been named the 2010 Bob Matey National Video Coordinator of the Year by the Collegiate Sports Video Association, the organization announced. 
The award, which is voted on by other video coordinators in the profession, is presented to the individual who possesses the qualities and attributes of the late Bob Matey, the former video coordinator at Texas A&M.

Aucoin is a three-time SEC Video Coordinator of the year in 2000, 2007 and 2010. Aucoin was a semifinalist for the National Video Coordinator of the Year in 2007.

Now in its 16th year of existence, Aucoin is the first video coordinator from the SEC to receive the Matey Award.

"This is a tremendous and well-deserved honor for Doug," LSU coach Les Miles said. "Doug is one of those behind-the-scene guys that plays a huge role in the success of our program. 

"Doug's progressive thinking has helped us revolutionize the way we scout both our team and our opponents from a video standpoint. There's no doubt that he's one of the best in the business and we are lucky to have him at LSU"

Aucoin, who joined the Tigers in 1997 after a stint with Tulane, is responsible for analytical support of computer and video technologies including the taping of games and practices, opponent video exchange, self-scout and opponent breakdowns, and tape cut-ups used as a teaching tool.

Aucoin also manages the computer network that the football coaches use for statistical analysis as well as self-scouting and the scouting of opponents. Another of Aucoin's responsibilities is the production of a weekly highlight and motivational video for the football team.

Aucoin's operation includes a staff of eight people - one full-time assistant, one graduate assistant and six student assistants.

Prior to working for Tulane, Aucoin was employed by the New Orleans Saints as an assistant to his brother, Albert, who was video director for the Saints. Their father, Erby, is a member of the Saints Hall of Fame for his pioneering analytical film work in the early years of the National Football League.

A native of New Orleans, Aucoin graduated from Riverdale High School and the University of New Orleans, earning his degree in business administration in 1995 Aucoin and his wife Angela have three children - Ryan, Shane and Chanler.





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