Steven Brown, B.A.

Assistant AD/Compliance, Head Softball Coach

Steve Brown began his stint at Henry Ford College (HFC) as head baseball coach in 2010. Before leaving the coaching staff to assist administratively, he rebuilt the team, the culture and the entire baseball program, leading the team to a 2015 NJCAA Region XII baseball tournament appearance.

Coach Brown grew up in Detroit, MI where he graduated from Detroit St. Martin DePorres High School. He was the MVP on the varsity baseball team his junior and senior year while also leading his team to their first state football championship. He attended Wiley College in Marshall, TX where he continued his baseball career as a 4-year starter in the outfield position. He was a leader on his Wildcat team that captured the Red River Conference title all four seasons. He batted .390 as a freshman and was captain and team MVP in his senior year.

After his graduation from Wiley College, Coach Brown returned to DePorres as head varsity baseball coach for 9 seasons, and also served as dean of students and athletic director. Steve then moved into a production supervisor role for Daimler Chrysler. While working in the private sector, Coach Brown continued his baseball coaching career. Steve played as a youth for the Detroit Eagles Travel Baseball Organization, and then coached within the organization as an adult. He led his 13U team to an American Amateur Baseball Congress (AABC) World Series Championship. Coach Brown then took over the 15U Detroit RBI (Reviving Baseball in the Inner City) All Star team sponsored by Major League Baseball. He led this squad of young men to 3 straight RBI Junior World Series Championships.

As assistant athletic director for compliance, Steve is responsible for the certification of student-athletes, oversees the Letter of Intent program and assists the athletics director with other administrative functions. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Wiley College.

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