Prior to coming to Southern Miss, Brown spent the past season as a volunteer assistant at UC Santa Barbara where he helped with day-to-day operations as well as help with practices. He also was responsible for stat taking and opponent preparation. The team he worked with won the Big West Conference Tournament and was a NCAA qualifier. He was awarded the 2013 AVCA Coaches 4 Coaches Scholarship.
Brown spent five seasons as a player and coach for the UW-Madison's Men's Club Volleyball team where he helped oversee all aspects of the club. He also served as head coach for the Capital Volleyball Academy for the 16 red, 17 red and 16 navy teams. He was an assistant for 18 navy team. Brown coached for girls' volleyball at Oregon High (Wis.) School for three seasons and compiled an 85-29 record.
The Muskego, Wis., native earned a bachelor's degree from University of Wisconsin in 2013 with a triple major in history, political science and history education. He is the son of Paul and Joyce Brown.