Curtis Brown promoted at Georgetown

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

CurtisBrownGU WASHINGTON – Georgetown University Head Baseball Coach Pete Wilk announced today that Curtis Brown has been promoted to associate head coach for the Hoyas.

Brown has been the pitching coach and recruiting coordinator at Georgetown for the last three seasons. In that role, Brown has assisted in all facets of running the baseball program. His duties have included recruiting, travel, scouting, academic review, and budget maintenance.

"It’s a great pleasure to promote Curtis," Wilk said. "He’s been a vital part of our program the last three years and has done a tremendous job with our pitching staff. We’ve been able to make some moves upward in the BIG EAST Conference and a lot of that credit goes to the hard work Curtis has put in."

At Georgetown, Brown has worked with a pitching staff has continued to grow in each of the last three years, lowering the staff earned run average during that time. Among his pupils has been Tim Adleman, who was selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft and pitched in the New York-Penn League All-Star Game.

Brown came to Georgetown after previous stops at Radford, Richmond, Wake Forest and with Bethesda-Chevy Chase Baseball Inc. in Maryland. He served as the head coach of the U16 Maryland Patriots and the BCC Bulldogs. During his time in Bethesda, he was the Director of College and Prep Presentations while providing lessons and clinic instruction. From 2004-06, he was the Personal Recruiting Director for Baseball Factory Inc., which entailed assisting both high school seniors in their college search, and coaches in their quest to find the right players.

Brown was the pitching coach and recruiting coordinator at the University of Richmond from 2000-03. During his tenure there, Brown was either involved in, or in charge of, every aspect of the Spiders program. During 2002 and 2003, Richmond posted the fourth-best winning percentage in the entire country. The Spiders won consecutive Atlantic-10 regular season championships and the pitching staffs finished in among the top-20 in 2002 and top-10 in 2003. Numerous players coached by Brown went on to win all-conference, all-region and national accolades.

From 1998-2000, Brown coached at Radford University, where he was promoted from volunteer assistant coach after one season to pitching coach and recruiting coordinator. In 2000, the Highlanders posted their most wins in nine seasons and the team’s pitching staff posted their lowest ERA in school history.

During the summer of 1999, in between the seasons at Radford, Brown worked as a coach in the Coastal Plain League in Florence, S.C. While coaching in the CPL, he worked with college ballplayers and helped them develop their overall baseball skills.

Brown played at Richmond from 1994-98 and was a team captain during his senior season. While there, the Spiders reached the NCAA Regionals on three separate occasions and were two-time Colonial Athletic Association Champions. He also served on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee during his sophomore and junior seasons.