Inductee — Lou Giovanini

giovanni_lou_14Lou Giovanini

Class of 2014

Birthplace: Columbus, IN

Coach

Biography:

Lou graduated from Clinton High School and then attended Indiana State University where he played both baseball and basketball.  After college Lou coached at Columbus East for 23 years.  His East baseball teams won 513 and lost only 146.  He won 14 Sectionals, 9 Regionals, and 3 Semi-States.  Lou’s baseball teams won Hoosier Hills Conference titles 8 times.  Nine times he was selected as the conference Coach of the Year.  His baseball teams won 20 or mor games 15 times.  Lou was a coach of the IHSBCA South All Stars in 1979.  He served on many IHSBCA  committees and also served as a District Rep for 5 years.  Coach Giovanini also was the head basketball coach at Columbus East.  He took both his baseball and basketball teams to the State Finals.