Shawn Brown ’17 Commits to Henderson State University

Senior Shawn Brown will continue his passion for swimming as he will be attending Henderson State University in the fall of 2017. A signing ceremony took place in the Brother Mark Thornton Terrace hosted by the Brother Martin Athletic Department. Mark Bordelon, who is the head swim coach, introduced the three- year letterman and spoke about Shawn’s accomplishments as a student-athlete. Shawn joined the swim team at the start of his sophomore year Read more »

2016 Swimming Convocation

The Brother Martin Athletic Department hosted a convocation on Thursday, December 8 honoring our 47 swimmers and their families.  Head coach Mr. Mark Bordelon spoke on behalf of the swim program highlighting team and individual accomplishments. The Crusaders ended their season at the state finals and and look forward to next season. Those swimmers receiving individual recognition were: Team Captain:  Anthony Centanni and Branden Stewart Read more »

Swimming Completes their Season at State

The Crusaders wrapped up their season at the state finals in Sulphur, Louisiana in November. The team finished 11th place (67 points) overall in the Division 1 State Championship Meet. Scoring for the Crusades were Jarrett Bealer ’17 in the 50 yard freestyle, Hunter Appleton ’19 in the 500 yard freestyle, Ryan O’Connor ’19 in the 100 yard butterfly, and Shawn Brown ’17 the 100 yard freestyle and the 100 yard breaststroke. In addition, also scoring Read more »

Crusaders Place Third in Metro

The Brother Martin swim team placed third (144 points) in this past weekend’s Metro Championship meet coming behind St. Paul’s (175 points) and Jesuit (561 points). The Crusaders defeated 20 other local swim teams while taking a trophy back to Elysian Fields. The individual team scorers were Jarrett Bealer ’17 in the 50 and 100 yard freestyle, Hunter Appleton ’19 in the 200 and 500 yard freestyle, Alex East ’19 in the 100 yard backstroke, Ryan Read more »

Swimmers Compete in District Championship

This week, the Crusaders finished in third place overall in the District Championship Swim Meet.  The night was a special because Crusader seniors celebrated Senior Night. Coach Mark Bordelon presented each senior to the crowd, along with a corsage for each senior’s mother. The top five individual finishers in the meet were Ty Tubbs ’19 in the 50 yard freestyle, Jarrett Bealer ’17 in the 100 yard freestyle, Shawn Brown ’17 in the 100 yard Read more »

Swimming Championships
1987-1988 – District, State Runner-up
1988-1989 – District, State Runner-up
1994-1995 – State Runner-up
1995-1996 – State Runner-up

Swimming is a fall sport lasting from August to mid- November. Some team members continue training with their year- round club teams located throughout the Greater New Orleans area. Practices take place immediately after school at the University of New Orleans Lakefront Arena Aquatic Center.


Crusader swimming in Breast Cancer Invitational.


Mr. Mark Bordelon – Head Coach
Dr. David Jouandot II ’03 – Assistant Coach

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


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