Derrick LeBlanc returned to LSU in 2008 and is now in his fourth year as the assistant and strength and conditioning coordinator for the Tigers.
LeBlanc returned to Baton Rouge after serving a two-year stint as the defensive line coach at Missouri State. LeBlanc spent the 2000 season as a graduate assistant in the LSU weight room.
LeBlanc is a 1997 graduate of Northwestern (La.) State and received his master’s degree from LSU in 2002. A four-year football player at Northwestern State as a two-way lineman, he spent three seasons at Breaux Bridge (La.) High School as an assistant coach, working with the offensive and defensive lines.
After his year as a graduate assistant at LSU, LeBlanc moved to Henderson (Ark.) State University, where he coached the defensive line coach from 2001 to 2004. LeBlanc was defensive line coach in 2005 at Arkansas Tech University.
LeBlanc and his wife, Niema, have two sons – Dayton, and Derrick – and a daughter – Kennedy.