Sept. 26, 2006
Providence, Rhode Island - Former Brown basketball captain Douglas Stewart `94 has return to his alma mater and has been named an assistant coach on head coach Craig Robinson's men's basketball staff.
Stewart was the head coach at Casper College, a Division I Junior College in Casper, Wyoming, for two years, from 2004-2006 after serving as the top assistant coach at Casper in the 2003-2004 season. As an assistant coach, Casper captured the Central Sub Regional title. As head coach, his team either won or came within one game of winning the Central Sub Region each year. He was responsible for all aspects of the program from national and international recruiting to practices, scouting reports, game plans and working with the community and booster clubs
A native of Haddonfield, New Jersey, Stewart was an assistant coach at Columbia for the 2002-2003 season where he developed post players, administered the strength and conditioning program, coordinated school, home and campus visits, recruited on a national basis, developed practice plans. He was part of the staff at Columbia that led the nation in scoring defense.
He also worked as the top assistant coach at Washington and Lee University in 2002, and was a player/coach and organizational representative for the Washington Generals from 1994-1999.
Stewart was a four-year letterwinner and team captain at Brown as a senior, graduating in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. He was the recipient of the 1994 Thomas Hoagland Award, presented annually to the member of the varsity team who exemplifies true unselfishness through commitment and hard work both on the court and in the community.