Loup joined the LSU coaching in the spring of 2011 as a volunteer assistant after earning his degree in December 2010.
The Baton Rouge native was a two-time letter winner for LSU as he competed for the Tigers from 2008-2010 after transferring from Memphis in 2007. A hard worker on and off the court, Loup was named an ITA Scholar-Athlete in 2009 and was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2009 and 2010. He was named a team captain by his teammates in 2010.
Prior to LSU, Loup played his freshman season at Memphis in 2007. He was a four-star recruit out of high school according to TennisRecruiting.net, and was listed as the No. 2 senior in Louisiana.
He attended Catholic High School in Baton Rouge, where he was a three-year captain and was named MVP of his team as a sophomore, junior and senior. He won the 2006 LHSAA singles title as a senior and helped the team to a Division I-Class 5A Runner-Up finish. He is the son of Darrell and Beth Loup, and has two sisters, Kristin and Courtney.
Brown on Loup:
“Cody felt he could make the biggest contribution this season as a coach, and he has taken on that job fully and has done a great job for us. He uses his experience to work with the guys, and he is contributing his best like he always has.”
The Loup File
Birthdate: November 2, 1987
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, La.