Former professional basketball player Pam Brown is in her third season as an assistant coach with the Stetson women’s basketball program. She works with the Hatters’ post players while also assisting in all aspects of scouting and recruiting.
In her first two seasons with the Hatters, Brown has helped guide Stetson to its two winningest seasons in school history, a 24-9 mark in 2012-13 and a 27-8 record in 2013-14. In addition, the Hatters won the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship and earned a no. 14 seed for the NCAA Tournament in 2013.
In 2013-14, Stetson set school-records for overall wins (27), conference wins (16) and longest winning streak (16). The Hatters also posted their first-ever NCAA postseason win, a 70-63 victory over Miami in the first round of the WNIT.
Under Brown's tutelage, post player Amber Porter earned Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Year honors, First Team All-Conference honors, and Collegeinsider.com Mid-Major Freshman of the Year in 2013-14.
Prior to her arrival at Stetson, Brown served as a graduate assistant at the University of North Texas where she was pursuing a Master’s degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies. She also spent two seasons as an assistant coach at Winthrop University and two seasons as Coordinator of Basketball Operations for women’s basketball at the University of Miami (FL).
The Coppell, Texas, native enjoyed a four-year career with the Charlotte 49ers basketball team where she was a two-year starter and an All-Atlantic 10 performer. Averaging better than 10 points per game in all four seasons, Brown finished her career with 1443 points, 627 rebounds, and 114 assists.
Brown was named to the first team All-Atlantic 10 squad as a senior following a season in which she averaged 12.9 points and 5.7 rebounds while shooting 50 percent from the floor. During her tenure at Charlotte she helped guide the 49ers to two league titles and an NCAA Tournament appearance in 2003. The program also made three straight WNIT appearances from 2004-06.
A member of the Dean’s List, Brown graduated from Charlotte in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics.
In 2006-07, Brown played for the Celeritudo Tigers in Groningen, Holland, where she averaged 17.1 points and 11.0 rebounds per game. She shot 56 percent from the field, ranked third in the league in blocks, and was named to the league’s All-Star Team.
Stetson Head Coach Lynn Bria on Pam Brown:
"I worked with Pam at the University of Miami and I know her very well. She is a great person and comes from a great family. She has an outstanding background in terms of who she played for and who she has worked for."
"She is excellent on the floor and will work with our post players, which is much needed. I am comfortable with her because I know that she will work hard and will be a really good coach for us."