Shaun Brown
Shaun Brown

Strength and Conditioning Coach

Alma Mater:
Canisius, '87

Shaun Brown is in his third season as strength and conditioning coach for the Golden Gophers men's basketball team.

Brown comes to the Twin Cities after spending the last three seasons overseeing the strength and conditioning program at Southern California under head coach Kevin O'Neill.

Prior to relocating to Los Angeles, Brown spent three years (2005-08) at the University of Virginia as the strength and conditioning coach for the Cavaliers basketball program and two years as the head strength coach for the NBA's Toronto Raptors (2003-05).

Brown also spent six seasons as the head strength coach for the Boston Celtics (1997-2003).

From 1992-97, Brown was the head strength coach for the men's basketball team at Kentucky. During his time with the Wildcats, the men's team participated in three Final Fours and won the 1996 NCAA Championship.

Brown served as the head strength coach at Providence from 1989 until April of 1992. Before that he was an assistant strength coach at Rutgers.

He earned a bachelor's degree from Canisius in 1987 and a master's degree from Ohio State in 1988. Brown also served as a graduate assistant strength coach at Ohio State and as strength and conditioning coach at Dublin HS (Ohio) from August of 1988 to August of 1989.


Minnesota Holds off Nebraska-Omaha ,93-90


Joey King scored 18 points and Bakary Konate added 14 with 10 rebounds and Minnesota held off Nebraska-Omaha 93-90 on Friday.

Preview: Gophers vs. Omaha


The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team returns to the Barn to begin a four-game homestand Friday against Omaha.

Minnesota Falls Short to Texas Tech, 81-68


Carlos Morris and Joey King each scored 15 points to lead the Gophers (3-2).

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