President and CEO / SportsBR is pleased to announce and welcome Patrick Coogan as our President and CEO. Patrick founded and served as president of Champion Wealth Strategies (CWS) and a Registered Principal and OSJ Branch Manager with LPL Financial. Coogan founded CWS in 2009 and quickly grew the business to more than 1000 clients in the world of retirees, business owners, professional athletes and executives. Patrick is a former professional baseball player for the St. Louis Cardinals organization and member of two National Championship teams at LSU (1996, 1997). He was a 1997 All-American as well as an Athletic Director’s Academic Cup Winner. Before joining SportsBR, Coogan’s focus was managing financial and estate planning along with tax-efficient investing and insurance implementation for high net worth individuals. His unique background created a distinct perspective making him an invaluable resource for his clients.
"I am thrilled to join SportsBR and lead this great organization forward which will have a tremendous impact in our community. As someone that grew up in Baton Rouge engaged in the local athletic community, I know the value of having the opportunity to participate in marquee events in our own backyard. Our commitment at SportsBR is to continuously bring in the best events at the best venues and use those events to compliment all other areas of outreach in our great region.”
Patrick resides in Baton Rouge with his wife, Brooke, and his three sons, Michael, Matthew and Bram. He is a founding member of Baton Rouge Uncorked, on the board for SportsBR and the National L Club, and a volunteer for the Dreams Come True Foundation. Patrick is also an active member of First United Methodist Church. He was inducted into the Catholic High School Grizzly Greats in 2017.