Current assistant coach Andrew Brown will be taking the reigns as head coach of the men’s basketball program at St. Andrews University after former coach Richie Schueler announced yesterday his decision to step down as the head coach. Brown helped with player recruitment, player development, team community functions, and opponent scouting, as well as other administrative functions as assistant coach at St. Andrews.
Brown came to St. Andrews from Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Alabama where he served as an assistant coach. Before being hired at Wallace State CC, Brown gained valuable coaching experience at the D-I level as a Graduate Assistant Coach at Mercer University ( Macon, GA) for two seasons.
Prior to coaching at Mercer, Brown played for the Mercer Bears for three seasons. He led the team in scoring and assists with season averages of 15.5 and 2.1 per game respectively. Brown played one season at Owens Community College ( Toledo, OH) where his play helped the team finish 28-6 during the regular season.
The Pontiac, Michigan native played professionally in Germany. He was also a member of the 2008 Athletes in Action team which played in the Czech Republic and Bulgaria. In addition to working in basketball, he worked for FOX 24 News and served as a Special Education Teacher at Woodfield Academy in Macon, GA.
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