Jillian Brown was hired as an assistant field hockey coach at Brown during the summer of 2011. Brown joins the Bears after having spent the past five years as an assistant field hockey coach at Western New England College in Springfield, Mass.
A 2006 graduate of Western New England with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and a minor in Spanish, Brown completed a Master of Education Degree at Springfield College in 2008. In five seasons with the Golden Bears, Brown assisted in all aspects of coaching the team, while primarily working with training and evaluating the team’s goalies. In addition to her responsibilities at Western New England, Brown was also the Head Goalie Coach for the Massachusetts Futures Region 2H,I,N and coached with the Seekers Field Hockey Club.
A native of Plymouth, Massachusetts, Brown was a four-year starter in goal for Western New England from 2002-2005, serving as a two-time captain for the Golden Bears. For her career, Brown posted a 1.68 goals against average and a .814 save percentage, while compiling 16 shutouts.