As a player on the field and as a coach on the sidelines, Lou Juillerat was a football winner. He performed for Akron South High in 1932 and 1933. Juillerat moved on to Muskingum College where he played guard and tackle on the 1938 Ohio Conference championship team and was named All-Ohio in 1939. In 1948, he became South High's coach and proceeded to win the City Series titles in 1950 and 1951. From there Juillerat went to Baldwin-Wallace College and then to Troy High in Ohio where his teams ripped off 32 straight victories. Later at Findlay College, his team won the Mid-Ohio title. In 1963, he became coach and athletic director of Northwood Institute in Michigan where his teams won 23 and lost seven.