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Benny Latino (OWNER)
Benny Latino has scouted for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and New York Mets. Currently, he is scouting for the Miami Marlins. He's signed Reid Brignac, Robert Carson, Joey Gathright, Alonzo Harris, Rhyne Hughes, Toe Nash, Edgar Ramirez and Josh Stinson.
Salim is currently the Dean of students, Athletic Director, and Head baseball coach at Oak Forest Academy in Amite, La. Before arriving at OFA, Tony spent six years as the Head Baseball coach at Springfield High School. There, Salim's teams posted the school's first winning record, first tournament championship, first playoff appearance and wins. 7 of his former players went on the play college baseball. Salim also worked with Bossier Parish CC and Pearl River CC as an assistant coach under Jay Artigues. Both schools set school win records while Salim was assisting. Pearl River went on to win a state championship and World Series birth.
TONY SALIM (OWNER)
JAY ARTIGUES (OWNER)
Prior to becoming the 15th head baseball coach in Southeastern’s history, Artigues paved the way for success for a number of schools, including Pearl River Community College, Bossier Parish Community, Spring Hill College, St. Louis Catholic High School, St. Thomas Aquinas High School, and UNO. After a successful eight-season stint as Southeastern Louisiana University’s head baseball coach, Jay Artigues was named the school’s Director of Athletics on October 14, 2013. In his first year on the job, he presided over arguably the greatest athletic year in Southeastern history. The Lions and Lady Lions brought home five conference championships, the most the school has ever won in a single year. Jay and his wife Rachel are the parents of two sons, Christopher “Champ” and Casey.