Milt "Mook" ClavierBasketball/Baseball Coach, 1944-79
Multiple high schools

Inducted: 2005

  • A four-sport letterman at Warren Easton High School who later received a football scholarship to Louisiana Tech, graduating in 1944.
  • Settled into the coaching ranks and registered more than three decades as a basketball and baseball coach in the New Orleans Metro area.
  • Tallied a 600-190 (.759) record and experienced just one losing season in basketball from 1947-69 at Alcee Fortier.
  • His 1956 Tarpons team won the school's only state basketball championship with a record of 35-1, defeating De La Salle 66-56 in the final. In 1955 and '56, the Tarpons' combined record was 73-4.
  • As a baseball coach, Clavier led his schools to seven district titles and two American legion state championships (1949, 1951).
  • Coached four sports during his tenure at Fortier, and he also coached at Behrman, Warren Easton (1944-45) and S.J. Peters (1946-47). After retiring from Fortier, he coached the basketball team at De La Salle from 1976-79.
  • An all-prep running back at Warren Easton, scoring 21 touchdowns and helping the Eagles to a record of 22-5-2.
  • Also inducted into the Warren Easton Hall of Fame (2004).
  • Born May 30, 1920 and died April 20, 2009 at the age of 88. 
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