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Bird Brown


Robert "Bird" Brown is a part-time recreational sports writer and columnist who came to the Times in January 2006. He is a full-time business teacher, boys' varsity soccer, and boys' JV lacrosse coach at his alma mater, Westminster High School. Bird has a B.A. in Sociology from Coker College and an MBA from Mt. St. Mary's University. He formerly worked in the insurance industry for 17 years and with his wife owned a couple of small businesses in the Westminster area.
  • Bird Brown: Knowing when to praise and when to punish

    I never know when the right time is to lay down a “Black Sunday” type training session to get the players’ attention. I certainly have had my share of teams under-performing over the years (including my current high school team) but have always been uncomfortable being the coach that lays down punishment to get them back on track.

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