Chief of Basketball Operations and Player Relations

Renee Brown

Brown

Reneť Brown, Chief of Basketball Operations and Player Relations, oversees all player scouting and acquisition for the league as well as the administration of player-related policies and programs. Brown joined the WNBA in September 1996 as Director of Player Personnel and was promoted to Senior Director in October 1999. She was named Vice President in March 2000.

During the 1995-96 season, Brown served as an assistant coach to Tara VanDerveer for the gold medal-winning USA Basketball Women's National Team in Colorado Springs, where she helped with game preparation, player conditioning and scouting.

Brown, a 1978 graduate of University of Nevada-Las Vegas, also was an assistant coach for the women's basketball teams at the University of Kansas, Stanford University and San Jose State University. During her tenure at Kansas, she helped guide the Jayhawks to an 88-31 record, four trips to the NCAA tournament and a Big Eight Conference title. Her Stanford team won the NCAA tournament in 1990 and earned a trip to the Final Four in 1991.

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