Faculty Spotlight, Al Poree

uptown-bound-500x258Al Poree previously worked as an Internal Auditor and Senior Proposal Analyst for Lockheed Martin Space Systems (New Orleans 2005-2009) and Aeronautics (2010-2012). He recently served as the Assistant Wide Receivers and Quality Control Coach at Dartmouth College (2013) and Assistant Cornerbacks Coach and Quality Control Coach at Mississippi State University (2014-2015). He began teaching and coaching at De La Salle last fall. Al coaches the wide receivers for the Cavaliers. He is also the head coach for the Track and Field team. The team began competing in indoor meets as early as January and recently began competing in outdoor meets for the spring sports season.
Al attended Georgia Tech in Atlanta where he was a three-year letterman on the football team and earned his B.S. in Management.  He also has an M.B.A. from The University of Phoenix. Outside of the classroom and playing field, Al enjoys spending time with his wife, Myla, and their daughter, Reese, and he also enjoys photography, traveling, exercising, mentoring, and spending time with friends and family.
The track team is in the final leg of their spring raffle fundraiser. The team is selling raffle tickets for a giclee of Terrance Osborne’s “Uptown Bound” valued at $3,000. Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased online by clicking here. The drawing will take place on April 11th, at the general Parent’s Club meeting at 6 p.m. in the De La Salle Dining Hall.
“Coach Poree has been a welcome addition to our faculty.  He constantly seeks out ways to improve, and he has made an immediate and significant impact in his coaching role.  He is an excellent role model to our students.” –Principal, Paul Kelly ’83
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