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Brandon Ruttley

CAA Executive Director 


Nicholls State Athletics                                                    P.O. Box 2068
Thibodaux, LA 70310


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CAA Members



Fighting Colonel $10,000+    

General $5000-$9,999

James Cantrelle

Colonel $2,500-$4,999 

Leonard Duhe, Grace Gueydan, Community Bank

LT Colonel $1,000-$2,499                            

Chris Duncan, Grent Gonzales, Toby Lafont, Al & Beryl Ledet, Walt Gaudet, Jared Gros, 


Major $500-$999

Carla Alleman, Jennifer Baker, Diagle-Himel-Daigle, Michael Fakier, John Hildenbrand, Andy Naquin, 

Captain $300-$499

Acadia Land Surveying, Benton Ayo, Jerry Barry, Ed Bice, Tommy Boudreaux, Danny Cavell, Perry Chiasson, Tony Cheramie, Kirk Chouest, Stephen Duplechain, Marshall Faulk, Emile's Furniture,  Joel Hanberry, H.D. Hannegan, Leo Hebert, Leo Hebert III, Audie & Sharon Himel, Don & Lorraine Landry, Wes Magee, Bob Nelson, Mike Naquin, Jason & Alaina Nugent, Brian Paille, Harvey Peltier, Premier Healthcare, Theriot-Duhe-Theriot, David Trahan, Jamie & Angie Vergenal, Bruce Vicknair, Keith Whitney, 

Lieutenant $150-$249

Jeremy Becker, Mike Bednarz, Edward Blackburn, Connie Jo Boudreaux, Tana Boudreaux, Leslie Clement, Eugene & Brenda Dial, John Ford, Donovan Fremin, Glenn Diedrich, Sherill Dupre, Cosmo Giglio, Julie Gisclair, Matt Gresham, Harley & Nell Gros, Greg Harrington, Boyd Hebert, Skipper Holloway, Stan Johnson, Louis Joseph, Henry Lafont Jr., Rob Larose, Berry Lebouef, Buddy Ledet, Rickey Lovell, Bobby McDonald, Mark Plaisance, Greg Reynolds, LA State Rep J Dee Richard, Francis & Stephanie Robichaux, Casey Rodrigue, Theodore Schmidt Jr.,  David Tucker, Chester Weimer

2013 Hall of Distinction                                         

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Welcome to the Colonel Athletic Association 

The mission of the Colonel Athletic Association is to provide expanded opportuntiesfor the hundreds of Nicholls State University student athletes. The CAA supplements student-athlete scholarships and other important needs.

Whle the first $100 of your donations goes towards the CAA, you may choose to designate your gift to any of Nicholls' 14 NCAA Division 1 athletic programs. Your donation to the CAA helps Nicholls Student-Athletes in the following ways:

  • Providing scholarships and financial aid for deserving student-athletes.
  • Attracting and retaining qualified coaches for all of the Nicholls' NCAA Division I athletic programs.
  • Maintaining and improving facilities through enhancement, renovation and new construction.
  • Ensuring that each of our student athletes in our 14 sports receives top-of-the-line equipment, uniforms, and physicial and sport training to maximize their ability to compete at the NCAA Division I level.

Tax Information

  • The Colonel Athletic Association is a subsidiary of the Nicholls Foundation which is a 501(c)(3) organization. The tax ID number of the Colonel Athletic Association is 72-6031425. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. Please contact your tax advisor for more information.


2013-2014 Board Members

President  Jeremy Becker

Vice President  David Miller

Mitch Thompson                     

Craig Naquin

Bobby Arceneaux                    

Jason Dagate                                 

Jude Guidry                    

Executive Director Brandon Ruttley

Athletics Director Rob Bernardi (ex-officio member)

Support the Colonel Athletic Association in its mission to fulfill the academic and athletic dreams of Nicholls' student-athletes!