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Honey Brown
Position: Assistant Coach
Alma Mater: Maryville (Tenn.)
Graduating Year: 1994
Experience: 2 Years
Phone: 828-251-6350
Email: hbrown3@unca.edu
Honey Brown begins her third year as a member of Brenda Mock Kirkpatrick's coaching staff.


"One of the most important decisions I made as a new head coach three years ago was hiring Honey Brown as an assistant,” declared Kirkpatrick. “She is a tireless worker and is willing to do whatever it takes to help this program succeed.



“Honey continues to do an outstanding job with our perimeter players on the court and off the court has great relationships with our kids and prospective student athletes,” added Kirkpatrick. “She is a leader, a champion, and a tremendous role model for our kids by demonstrating her work ethic and loyalty to the program on a daily basis."  

During her career, she has coached eight all-conference performers, including one conference player of the year and one most improved player. She’s also coached six 1,000-point scorers. 
Brown spent four seasons as an assistant with the Billikens’ program, working primarily with SLU’s point guards. She assisted with scouting opponents and all aspects of recruiting, while also serving as a liaison with the Saint Louis athletic academic coordinator. 
Prior to her time with the Billikens, Brown served as director and head trainer at Performance Training, Inc., in Orlando, Fla. While there she managed all aspects of the company, including staffing issues, schedules and marketing.
Before her time at Performance Training, Brown spent four years as an assistant at Ohio University. Her primary focus was coaching guards for the Bobcats’ program, while also assisting with recruiting and scouting. She served as lead recruiting coordinator for one season, and was in charge of the Bobcats’ summer camps.
Prior to her tenure with Ohio, Brown spent a season with Central Florida, working as an assistant coach with the UCF program. She helped guide the UCF program to the 1998-99 Atlantic Sun regular season and tournament championships, earning an NCAA Tournament berth in the process.     
Brown got her start in coaching as an assistant with Lenoir City High School in Lenoir, Tenn. While with LCHS she helped lead the Panthers to a state tournament appearance in 1998.
Brown is a 1994 graduate of Maryville College. She earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry for secondary education. As a player with the Maryville women’s basketball team, she was third in the nation in 3-point percentage for Division III her junior year, while serving as a team captain her final two seasons. 
The Scots made four consecutive appearances in the NCAA III Tournament during her career at Maryville, including two trips to the round of 16.