In 1990, Lou was born into ultimate behind the library on the Carleton College campus winning his first game ever, a 11-10 3rd Goodhue v. 2nd Goodhue grudge match. He played for the B Team his freshman year and then four years for CUT, reaching the semis at Nationals twice. Moving to Seattle, Lou played ten years for the Fish, winning a World's gold (97), bronze (02) a Nationals gold (04) and three silvers (96, 97, 05). As a coach, Lou led Syzygy for four years (97-00) winning gold (00) and two silvers (98, 99). Since moving to Oregon, he has coached Fugue 4 years and won a title in 2010.