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(W) Basketball

(W) Basketball Coaching Staff
Greg Brown
Assistant Coach
Coach Info:
Position: Assistant Coach

Greg Brown joined the UCF women[apos]s basketball staff as an assistant coach in April 2007 and was elevated to associate head coach in June 2009. He will be entering his fifth season on Joi Williams[apos] staff in 2011-12.

In 2008-09, Brown was a key member of the staff as UCF went 11-5 in Conference USA play and won the C-USA tournament title. His work with scouting and game preparation helped the Knights win four games in four days to win the title.

Brown and the Knights enjoyed continued success in 2011, winning the C-USA Championship for the second time in three seasons. UCF used an 11-game winning streak through the final eight regular season games and all three conference tournament contests to capture the league title and secure its second NCAA Tournament berth.

Following the season, Brown was selected to speak at the Assistant Basketball Coaches Symposium, A Step Up: Chicago 2011. Brown spoke about scouting and gameplan development at the convention, which is designed as a career and professional development opportunity for women[apos]s basketball assistant coaches.

Brown[apos]s primary responsibilities include coaching the post players, coordinating scouting and assisting in game preparation and scheduling. In addition, he also serves as the co-director of Joi Williams Basketball Camps.

Prior to coming to UCF, Brown worked in Nashville, Tenn., where he served as head girls[apos] basketball coach at Goodpasture Christian School.

Brown also found success as the head girl[apos]s basketball coach at Friendship Christian School in Lebanon, Tenn., as he guided the school to three district championships, a regional championship and a sub-state title. He earned two District 8A Coach of the Year awards.

He began his coaching career as a student assistant coach under Don Meyer at his alma mater, Lipscomb.

He then worked with Pat Summitt at Tennessee for two years, first serving as a graduate assistant in 2002-03 before being elevated to assistant coach in 2003-04. During that time, the Lady Vols had a record of 64-9, earned two Southeastern Conference championships and were twice the runner-up at the NCAA Championship.

He also coached the post players at Tennessee, working with several current WNBA players, including 2004 Kodak All-America selection Shyra Ely.

A student of the game, Brown has published an article in American Basketball Quarterly on developing low post players at Tennessee and publishes a blog titled: [quote]UCF Women[apos]s Basketball Thoughts[quote].

In addition, Brown has been active in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes for many years, serving as guest speaker at numerous FCA and community events.

Brown has a bachelor[apos]s degree in political science from Lipscomb. He and his wife, Teresa, have two sons, Cole and Carter.

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