The Terrebonne General Medical Center Community Sports Institute was created to impact future generations through the promotion of healthcare education and disease prevention, along with athletic injury prevention and post-care. The team works with the local school system beginning at the elementary level and throughout high school to teach health education and promote healthy habits. Community Sports Institute and our athletic trainers have been recognized by the Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce for volunteer contributions and services to the Terrebonne Parish community.
This program will support teachers in educating students on healthy strategies, allowing students to gain exposure to healthcare experts while supporting the coaches and athletes in medical assistance and proper techniques needed to prevent injuries while on the field. This partnership is also inclusive of elementary and junior high schools.
Since its inception in January of 2014, TGMC Community Sports Institute has had a huge impact on our community:
TGMC is a proud community partner with the school system, recreational department and all athletes to educate the faculty and students who are the future leaders of our community.
E. Stan Gravois
Gravois is responsible for overseeing the Healthy Lifestyles Center’s health and wellness programs offered by TGMC, which include The Community Sports Institute, Wellness for Life, Well & Wise, and the Sports Performance Training Center. He is a graduate of the University of Louisiana-Lafayette and is a retiree of the Terrebonne Parish School District after 29 years of service as an educator and athletic coach. Along with his duties as HLC Director, he is on the Terrebonne Parish School District Wellness Committee, the Steering Committee of the Bayou Region Athletic Hall of Fame, a lifetime member of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association, serves on the Board of Directors for the Terrebonne Foundation for Academic Excellence, serves on the board for the Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce Educational Development Committee and is a faculty member for the American Heart Association.
Brittany LeBouef, ATC, LAT
Graduate of Nicholls State University (BS)
Patrick Labat, MS, CSCS
Graduate of University of Louisiana (BS and MS)
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