Cassandra Brown has been named head softball coach at Alabama A&M University, Director of Athletics Bryan Hicks announced Tuesday.
Brown was the assistant coach for the Lady Bulldogs from 2015-2017 under former coach Nakeya Hall, specializing in pitchers and catchers.
Before making the transition to coaching, Brown spent four years at Alabama A&M as a student-athlete. As a freshman, she wrote her name among the great pitchers for AAMU and became the team’s ace right away with a great effort in the circle. She was the starting pitcher from 2010-14, recording 165 strikeouts in 80 appearances.
A native of Pembroke Pines, FL, Brown earned her undergraduate degree in Social Work from AAMU in 2014 and she completed her Master’s degree in Social Work with a concentration in Mental Health in 2016.