Danielle Brown '18
Danielle Brown '18
Title: Assistant Coach
Year: 1st
Alma Mater: Saint Michael's '18

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Danielle Brown '18 returns to her alma mater for her first season as a softball assistant coach with the 2020 season.

One of the top pitchers in program history, Brown also has an extensive coaching résumé. She was the junior varsity head coach at nearby South Burlington High School in 2019 and has been a private pitching instructor since 2017. The Vergennes native has coached with the Vermont Storm club program since 2015, assisting the U16 and U18 teams while also instructing at pitching clinics. Brown was an assistant coach at Albert D. Lawson Intermediate School in Essex Junction in 2016 and 2017 and served as a counselor at the Saint Michael's summer softball camp from 2015 to 2017.

Brown graduated second in program history in career strikeouts (492), innings pitched (522.1) and shutouts (7) while tying for second in pitching appearances (102). She was also third in complete games and fourth in wins. Brown placed among the top three in the Northeast-10 Conference in strikeouts per seven innings each of her final three seasons, including while fanning 167 batters as a senior in 2018, the most by a Purple Knight in 11 years.

Brown graduated in 2018 with a degree in accounting, having also minored in business administration.