Aggies adds Ahmad Brown to coaching staff – Texas A&M Athletics


BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M Soccer has added renowned performance analyst Ahmad Brown to the staff as a volunteer assistant coach, head coach G Guerrieri announced Tuesday.

“I am so excited to have Ahmad join the Aggie football family as the new assistant coach,” Guerrieri said. “He’s a very smart and gifted young coach who brings very modern ideas and experiences to the program.”

Brown takes on the volunteer assistant coach position fresh from a year-long stint as a performance analyst with the Florida State women’s soccer team. While on staff, the Seminoles won the NCAA Division I national title and won the ACC championship in 2021

“Ahmad was a valuable performance analyst for Florida State last year in their national championship season,” Guerrieri added. “He gave coach Mark Krikorian and his team a real edge in how they looked at their team and their opponents. He brings those improved skills to Aggieland where he will have the opportunity to work on the pitch with our team. of coaches and our talented players. of world-class players.”

Brown also spent three seasons as a performance analyst with the Florida Gators. He held a concurrent assistant coaching role with United Soccer Alliance, a WPSL team based in Fleming Island, Florida, from 2019-22. He also worked as Technical Director with Gainesville Soccer Alliance from 2016-2020.

“He’s worked with great coaches in the past at the college and youth levels,” Guerrieri said. “He worked with us last summer as a coach at our Aggie football camps and he did a great job teaching the young players.”

Brown comes with a wealth of experience as a high school head coach. Most recently, he was head coach of the women’s varsity team at Buchholz High School in Gainesville, Fla. from 2016-2019, winning FHSAA 5A district titles three times. He served as the head coach of the Gainesville High School women’s varsity team in 2015-16. Brown served as the head coach of the boys’ and girls’ varsity teams at Saint Thomas More High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, finishing second in the boys’ WIAA class 4A in 2014 and girls’ WIAA class 4A regional champions in 2015.

“I know Ahmad will have a big presence in our Bryan – College Station football community,” Guerrieri said. “He has been hired as assistant manager of youth academy and college placement for Calvary Youth Soccer Club. I predict he will have a positive impact on the youth game and understanding of the beautiful game for hundreds boys in this club.”

Brown replaces Nathan Kogut, who recently accepted the position of head coach of the Lamar Cardinals after a four-year stint on the Aggie staff. The volunteer coaching position at A&M has served as a springboard for many coaches. Wally Crittenden also held a post as head coach, leading Stephen F. Austin’s side before becoming assistant sporting director at the SFA. Mary Grace Schmidt joined the Pepperdine staff and Scott Champ moved to Princeton before becoming a key part of the Arizona State staff.

“We’ve had amazing volunteer coaches who have worked with our players over the years.” Guerrieri said. “Former A&M volunteer coaches who were able to use their Aggie football experience to advance to a full-time head coaching or high-level associate head coaching position.”

WHAT THEY SAY
“Ahmad brings such a valuable skill set to any team. He has a great mind for coaching and analysis, but more importantly, he connects with the players. A&M gets a good one!”
– Becky Burleigh – former Florida Gators coach

“Ahmad Brown is an exceptional young man who has played a very important role in helping lead us to the 2021 National Championship. He will be a great addition to the Texas A&M staff.”
– Mark Krikorian – former Florida State Seminoles head coach








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