The Providence Academy Athletics Department is pleased to announce that Mr. Steve Brown will serve as the new head coach of the boys basketball program.


Coach Brown is a product of Hamlin High School, located in Hayti, South Dakota. As a prep sports player, Brown earned All State lauds three times each in both basketball and football. After graduation, Brown matriculated to South Dakota State University (SDSU). At SDSU, he was an All-North Central Conference player as a junior and senior and was All-District First Team for both of those seasons. As a Jackrabbit, he was also voted MVP in baseball and basketball.

In 2010, Brown was inducted into the SDSU Hall of Fame and named a charter member of the South Dakota Basketball Hall of Fame. Mr. Brown has a deep and rich coaching resume. He coached at Elkton High School in Elkton, South Dakota; served as an Assistant Coach at SDSU, Dickinson State and the University of Minnesota, and also held the title of Head Coach at Michigan Tech University.

For the past ten years, Brown has served as Director of the Minnesota Timberwolves Basketball Academy, where he has coached some of the top talent in AAU basketball; he has coached players in both the NBA and WNBA.

When asked, “Why do you want to coach at Providence Academy,” Brown said, “It would be an honor to represent Providence Academy, where students can not only attain a quality education but have the opportunity to be involved in programs at the highest level that teach life skills. I’m looking forward to working with our players, coaches, administration, parents and fans of Providence Academy in all aspects, from the basketball court to the classroom, all while helping student-athletes develop life skills.”

Please help us welcome Mr. Steve Brown to our community!

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