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Vicksburg native named offensive coordinator for Catholic High School in Baton Rouge

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Norman Joseph (Photo courtesy Southeastern University Athletics)

Vicksburg native Norman Joseph has been named the offensive coordinator for Catholic High School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Joseph is known mostly for coaching football on the college level. He found success over the years with big universities including San Jose State, the University of Southern Mississippi and Northeast Louisiana, among others.

He got his first head coaching job in 1998 at Belhaven College (now Belhaven University) where he spent two seasons and finished with a 4-6 record in his first year. In 1999, Joseph led the Blazers to a 7-4 record.

In 2004, Louisiana College named Joseph as its head coach. He would only stay for one season and led them to a 5-5 record.

Joseph was the head coach at Mississippi College from 2005 to 2013. His best football season at MC was in 2009 where he led the Choctaws to a 9-3 season and a second round division III playoff appearance. Joseph stepped down as head coach in 2013 after four consecutive losing seasons.

Most recently, he has been the offensive coordinator at Southeastern University for the past two seasons, helping SEU to a 15-4 record.

Joseph will now be coaching on the high school level where he will be joining a winning team. Catholic High School went 12-1 last season.

Joseph is a 1977 graduate of Mississippi State University where he played football.

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