- Rick Gaille's Bio

Football Analyst - & WHNO-TV

Rick Gaille has been involved in athletics his entire life, first in the arena as a competitor, later on the sidelines as a coach and now analyzing sports for and WGSO-990AM.

As a competitor in golf, Rick was LSUNO's first athlete, first 1st team All-American (1970) and first three-time All-American (1970, 1971 and 1972). During those years, (LS)UNO won two Division II National Championship in '71 and '72 where he captained the 1972 team.

As an individual competitor, Rick won the City High School Golf Championship in 1967, the Louisiana Open Golf Tournament in 1971 and the New Orleans Golf Association City Championship in 1990.

As a coach, Rick was an assistant at Chalmette High School, Archbishop Rummel High School, Tulane University and Bonnabel High School. During that time Gaille coached football, basketball, baseball, track as well as athletic trainer.

Gaille was named Head Coach at St. James High School in St. James Parish in 1992. After 19 years he amassed a record of 170-69, reaching the playoffs 17 times. The Wildcats reached the Semi-Finals nine times leading to three State Finals appearances.

In 2011, after his final season at St. James, Rick joined the vast Ken Trahan Media Empire as Studio Analyst for Ken Trahan's Original Prep Football Report. He also began writing for as a blogger "From the Coach's Office" and contributed to live chats for LSU and New Orleans Saints games as well as the 2012 Zurich Classic.

He has worked with Ken as a Color Analyst for Archbishop Rummel, John Curtis Christian School, Edna Karr and St. Charles Catholic playoff games, including the Superdome Classic.

On television, Rick has served as a guest Co-host on Ed Daniel's Friday Night Football on WGNO-ABC 26, as well as a guest analyst on SportsNOLAtv. This past season also included his first college football game as an expert analyst for WHNO-TV20 alongside Ken Berthelot for the Southeastern at Nicholls River Bell Classic game.

Married since 1979 to the former Elaine Helscher, the couple resides in both LaPlace and Metairie.

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sportsNOLA's Starting Lineup
The Manager
Ken Trahan
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The Starting Lineup
Ed Daniels
WGNO-TV Sports / WGSO 990am
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Rene Nadeau
Fox Sports/ESPN/WHNO/Tigervision
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Brian Allee-Walsh
sportsNOLAtv/WHNO/The Advocate
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Tommy Krysan
Baton Rouge Correspondent
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Sports Mole
Rumor Mill - Diggin' Deep
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Ro Brown
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Lenny Vangilder
College Sports Insider/WHNO-TV
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Ron Brocato
Prep Sports Insider/Clarion Herald
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Bill Bumgarner
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Danny Riehm
WHNO Baseball Analyst/Coach
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Rick Gaille
Football Analyst/WGSO
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Will Peneguy
General Sports Columnist
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Jude Young
sportsNOLA Editor/WHNO/WGSO
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The Bullpen
Alan DeRitter
Soccer Analyst & Coach
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Al Dupuy
NFL Draft Day Report
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Alan Donnes
Local Author (Patron Saints)
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David Grubb
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Jimmy Headrick
Golf Analyst
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Lori Lyons
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Emmanuel Pepis
Prep & Fantasy Analysis
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James Rizer, D.C.
Provance Chiropractic Sports
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Jimmy Touchet
CENLA/NELA Prep Analysis
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J.L. Vangilder
Bowling Analyst
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The Bench
George Pepis
Prep/Horse Racing
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Johnny Marchese
Prep Sports Analysis
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William Guillory
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Darrell Ashley
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Jason Duhe
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