Casey Apetrei

Casey Apetrei

Casey Apetrei is beginning his second year as an assistant coach at LSUA following a year as an assistant coach at Frank Phillips Junior College (TX). At LSUA Casey's team posted a 23-4 record in the team's inaugural season winning both the regular season and postseason titles. Previously, he spent two years as a Graduate Assistant at Southern University of Baton Rouge. While at Southern, he helped Head Coach Roman Banks take a team that finished last in RPI the season before, to the 2013 SWAC Tournament Championship and the NCAA tournament. In the tournament, the #16 seed Jaguars lost to #1 ranked Gonzaga in the first round by only 6 points.

Prior to Southern, he spent four years as a student assistant for Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana under Head Coach Jim Yarbrough.

In addition to his college experience, Coach Casey was also the Head Coach of the Louisiana Team Shockaz (AAU) 17U from 2010 through July 2012. In 2011, his team won the 2011 Louisiana 17U AAU State Championship Tournament. During his time with the program, Coach Casey coached and developed multiple players that went on to play college basketball; many at the NCAA Division I level. Casey has also worked with Pelican Preps, the Louisiana site for Rivals.com.

Coach Casey holds a BachelorÕs degree in General Studies from Southeastern Louisiana University with a minor in Athletic Coaching and a Physical Education teaching certificate from Southern University (LA).

Casey's email is casey@prephoopslouisiana.com

  • Paul Millsap Basketball Classic: Game Recaps

    Paul Millsap Basketball Classic: Game Recaps

    Read about the top moments from the Paul Millsap Classic

    by: Casey Apetrei  Nov 30, 2015

  • Tournament Recap: Peabody Tournament

    Tournament Recap: Peabody Tournament

    Top performers this weekend in Alexandria.

    by: Casey Apetrei  Nov 25, 2015

  • Recruiting Report: Brenton Jarrow (2016)

    Recruiting Report: Brenton Jarrow (2016)

    Jarrow has flown under the radar long enough

    by: Casey Apetrei  Nov 17, 2015

  • Recruiting Report: Larenz Williams (2019)

    Recruiting Report: Larenz Williams (2019)

    Larenz stands out at Prep Hoops Louisiana Camp

    by: Casey Apetrei  Oct 31, 2015

  • Recruiting Report: Braxton Bernard (2016)

    Recruiting Report: Braxton Bernard (2016)

    Bernard is ready to take the next step

    by: Casey Apetrei  Oct 25, 2015

  • Recruiting Report: Kevin Smith (2016)

    Recruiting Report: Kevin Smith (2016)

    We catch up with Kevin Smith

    by: Casey Apetrei  Oct 24, 2015

  • Recruiting Report: Lane Hartley (2016)

    Recruiting Report: Lane Hartley (2016)

    Hartley's stock is rising

    by: Casey Apetrei  Oct 11, 2015

  • Recruiting Report: Zach Thompson (2017)

    Recruiting Report: Zach Thompson (2017)

    Thompson's stock is going up

    by: Casey Apetrei  Oct 7, 2015

  • Recruiting Report: Briggs Carbo (2016)

    Recruiting Report: Briggs Carbo (2016)

    A CENLA guard you may not know now but will soon.

    by: Casey Apetrei  Sep 29, 2015

  • Recruiting Report: Jordan Wright (2019)

    Recruiting Report: Jordan Wright (2019)

    The top 2019 player in the state of Louisiana

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    by: Casey Apetrei  Sep 23, 2015

  • Recruiting Report: Iman Fazande (2018)

    Recruiting Report: Iman Fazande (2018)

    September 18, 2015 Iman Fazande stood out at the PrepHoops Louisiana Camp last month as one of the biggest surprises to us. He played with Jet Life in the grassroots season this summer with their 15U group. Iman is a strong athletic guard who is very aggressive. He is the type of player that defenders[...]

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    by: Casey Apetrei  Sep 18, 2015

  • Recruiting Report: Larry Robinson (2016)

    Recruiting Report: Larry Robinson (2016)

    September 17, 2015 Larry Robinson’s name may be familiar to people in the Shreveport area because he not only played for Bossier last year but he started his high school career at Airline. Bossier has always been known for have multiple guards who can really play like Jalen West of Northwestern State. We think Larry[...]

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    by: Casey Apetrei  Sep 17, 2015

  • Recruiting Report: Eric Degelos (2016)

    Recruiting Report: Eric Degelos (2016)

    September 15, 2015 Last season Eric Degelos and the Mandeville High School Skippers won a district title and made it past the first round of the playoffs. This year he is the only returning starter and must take on a much bigger role as the team’s leader. Eric is a left handed slasher whose three[...]

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    by: Casey Apetrei  Sep 15, 2015

  • Recruiting Report: Emonie Nelson (2016)

    Recruiting Report: Emonie Nelson (2016)

    Under the radar athletic post in the 2016 class.

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    by: Casey Apetrei  Sep 14, 2015

  • Recruiting Report: Jaylen Hawkins (2017)

    Recruiting Report: Jaylen Hawkins (2017)

    State champion who had a great grassroots season this summer.

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    by: Casey Apetrei  Sep 11, 2015

  • Recruiting Report: Kajuan Johnson (2016)

    Recruiting Report: Kajuan Johnson (2016)

    The new leader of Southwood's basketball team.

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    by: Casey Apetrei  Sep 10, 2015