Lake Buena Vista, FL – Louis Stout, President of the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU), has been hospitalized in Lexington, Ky. He is in serious condition and resting comfortably. Stout, 74, was admitted to St. Josephs Hospital Wednesday afternoon.
Stout is regarded as one of Kentucky’s leading administrators, educators and coaches and became AAU president in late 2011 following 30 years as a member of the organization’s leadership. He is the former commissioner of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association, the first African-American to head a state high school athletic association. Stout also has been inducted into the NFHS Hall of Fame, 11th Region Basketball Hall of Fame, Kentucky Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame, AAU Softball Umpire Hall of Fame, AAU Hall of Fame, and the KHSAA Hall of Fame.
“Mr. Stout and his family are firm believers in the power of prayer and I know I’m joined by thousands praying for his speedy and complete recovery,” said Henry Forrest, AAU 1st Vice President.Tweet