by Doug Glosson
Chris Babin is the new athletic director and head football coach at Warren High School. Coach Babin started his coaching career in 2004 as the head offensive coordinator at Lumberton High School. He spent the next five years there winning the district in 2007 and 2008. Babin then coached at Scarborbough High School in Houston for one year before heading back to Lumberton in 2010 and 2011 again as the offensive coordinator. Deweyville High School was next for coach Babin as he took the athletic director and head football coaching job in 2012. In the next two years under coach Babin, Deweyville athletics excelled. The football team did well with 17-5 overall winning the district in 2012 and making the playoffs in 2013 coming in second in district.
Softball and girls basketball were not competitive when Babin arrived, but made the playoffs by his second year in Deweyville. Coach Babin's goal for all of Warren athletic programs is to change the mindset of just competing to making the playoffs. "We need to take all boys and girls sport sprograms to the next level", Babin said. "It all starts with workouts and buying into the concept of having to work all year long to be successful in your sport." In regard to being head coach of the football team, Babin will introduce a run based offense. Babin stated "It will take some time to get the new offense and defense down, but I have the utmost confidence in the Warren football team that they will be able to not only get the schemes down, but be able to run them effectively."
Coach Babin also reached out to kids in the Warren community by setting up basketball and football camps this summer. The Warren community is proud to welcome Coach Babin to the Warren school district and is excited to see him help Warren athletics excel in the near future.