Keith Brown Joins Women's Basketball Coaching Staff
Aug. 9, 2007
Brown comes to the Hoya program after spending the last 11 years on the AAU circuit.
In 1996, Brown was the AAU Director of Coaching for the Maryland Sparks before he helped create the Maryland Mystics AAU program. He led the Mystics from 1997 until 2005, helping the squad to three national AAU Tournament Final Fours.
Over his AAU career, Brown has been responsible for assisting more than 30 players earn a Division I scholarship.
Coach Brown's Maryland Mystics teams compiled a 112-18 record as the girls progressed from ages 11-15. The Mystics won the Potomac Valley Regional Championships in each age group, in addition to qualifying for the AAU Nationals in six consecutive seasons.
He led the U-15 Fairfax Stars to the Potomac Valley Regional Championship for the first time in their history before the team advanced to a fifth place finish at the AAU National Championship in 2006. One year later, Brown roamed the sidelines for the Stars U-16 team that advanced to the 2007 Nike Elite Team Nationals in the Silver Division. In addition, they were the runner-up at the Battle of Murfreesboro (Tenn.).
An educator at every level, Brown was a sixth grade teacher in the Prince George's County Public School system from 1995 through 1999 and most recently taught special education at the Cesar Chavez Middle & High Charter School, a post he held for two years.
Originally from the Bronx, Brown spent his childhood in Branchville, S.C. Brown has been with his wife SanJuan for 20 years and the couple has five children.