John Broussard received his Bachelor degree from Linfield College in Oregon where he also starred on the Basketball team where he served as a 2-year captain. Broussard earned a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Phoenix. He taught in Rialto Unified School District and served as Athletic Director at Kotlik High School (AK) where he coached Varsity Basketball and was named coach of the year in 2005. He also coached Volleyball, and Cross-Country. Broussard holds an Administrative Services Credential, California and Alaska Teaching Credentials and an Alaska State High School Coaching Certification.