Wmc To Honor Brown

August 19, 1991

Western Maryland College will induct alumnus Charles M. "Skip" Brown, the chairman of the physical education division at Anne Arundel Community College, into its Sports Hall of Fame on Nov. 16.

Brown, a 51-year-old Arnold resident and a former Annapolis High athlete, served as head coach of the Anne Arundel baseball squad for nearly 20 years, compiling a 368-153 record, including seven Maryland JUCO conference championships, two region XX titles, and a third-place finish in the 1974 National Junior College Athletic Association Baseball Tournament.

During his tenure, 25 of his players signed professional contracts, including present St. Louis Cardinals utility infielder Craig Wilson.

During his athletic career at Western Maryland, Brown letteredin football, baseball (earning all-conference honors in both), basketball and track, dropping basketball and track after the completion of his freshman year.

As a student, Brown was elected student government president and earned a bachelor's degree in physical education and biology. He later returned to receive a master's in education administration and physical education.

Before arriving at AACC, Brownserved as baseball coach for five years at Riverview High in Sarasota, Fla., then worked as an assistant to the WMC football and baseballteams.

In addition to serving as head baseball coach at Anne Arundel, Brown also has served as head soccer coach (1968-1971), assistant football coach (1972-1973), assistant basketball coach (1973), and director of intramurals (1973-1977).

He also served as coordinatorof physical education curriculum (1978-1980) and director of athletics (1986-1988).

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