Crusader Football Players Recognized

On Saturday, August  20, 2016, members of the Crusader Football team were invited to participate in pre-game activities held at Zephyr Stadium. The Crusaders also joined Archbishop Shaw, John Curtis and Holy Cross on the field and were recognized for their involvement in the Catholic League. In addition, this year will be the inaugural year that many high school football games will be played at the “Shrine on Airline.” Come cheer on the Crusaders at Read more »

Crusaders vs. Cardinals to Play in BOSH Jamboree

The Crusader Football team is ready to start the 2016 season! Up first, come out and support our Crusader football team on Friday, August 26, 2016 as they take on the E.D. White Cardinals in the annual Brothers of the Sacred Heart Jamboree. The jamboree will be played at Nicholls State with the first game between the Holy Cross Tigers and the Vandebilt Catholic Fighting Terriers starting at 6 p.m. Crusaders will start 15 minutes after the conclusion Read more »

Crusader Football Gets Airtime on WGSO 990 AM &

Brother Martin will be one of many schools during the 2016 football season that will have their games broadcast on WGSO 990 AM/ . This will be the 15th consecutive year that WGSO 990 AM will air 14 regular season football games. The Crusaders will have three games aired this season. Ken Trahan will provide play-by-play and former Crusader football players Leni Sumich ’90 and Chad Larose’ 90 will provide expert analysis on the broadcasts. Read more »

Football Families Gather at 2016 Family Day

The Brother Martin Athletic Department kicked off the start of the 2016 football season by hosting the annual “Football Family Day” on Saturday, August 6, 2016 in the Terrace.  Parents and student athletes met with Athletic Director  Scott Williams and Head Varsity Coach Mark Bonis prior to attending a Mass celebrated by Brother Louis Couvillon, S.C.  Families learned about the program and caught up with fellow members of the Brother Martin athletic Read more »

Crusader Football Featured on

The Crusader football program was recently featured on Ken Trahan of SportsNOLA reports on Head Coach Mark Bonis and the Crusader offense who are gearing for the 2016 football season. Click here to read about the 2016 Crusader offense as they prepare to step onto the gridiron this fall. Click here for  Read more »

Football Championships
1969-1970 – Miracle Strip Bowl
1971-1972 – District, State
1972-1973 – District
1975-1976 – Shrimp Bowl
1977-1978 – District
1978-1979 – Turkey Bowl
1983-1984 – District
1985-1986 – District
1989-1990 – State Runner-up
1992-1993 – District
2007-2008 – District
2008-2009 – District
2014-2015 – State Semifinalist

The Football Program consists of four levels of competition: eighth grade, ninth grade, junior varsity, and varsity.

Participation at the junior high and ninth grade levels is limited only by medical or physical concerns.

Crusaders charge the field against Rummel

Crusaders charge the field against Rummel


 Crusader Record Book  


Mr. Mark Bonis – Varsity Head Coach

Varsity Assistants:
Mr. Dustin Almond (C)
Mr. Tommy Clapp ’83 (C)
Mr. Justin Franks
Mr. Mike Leblanc (C) – Offensive Coordinator
Mr. Lance Ledet – Defensive Coordinator
Mr. Jeff Lupo ’92
Mr. Jon Norris
Mr. Aaron Paladino
Mr. Daniel Roane
Mr. Ryan Zeringue

9th Grade Coaches:
Mr. Don Riley (NF) – Head Coach
Mr. Richard Bourlet (NF)
Mr. Jeff Howard (NF)
Mr. William J. “Billy” Rieger, Jr. ’95
Mr. Malcolm Robinson (NF)

8th Grade Coaches:
Mr. Sal Brocato ’88 – Head Coach
Mr. Michael Cappo ’00
Mr. Stephen Lewis ’03
Mr. Duffy Rousselle
Mr. Chris Stromboe ’98 (NF)

Film Manager – Mr. Stephen Lewis ’03
Equipment Manager – Mr. Daniel Roane

(C) CECP Coach
(CS) College Student
(NF) Non-Faculty

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