Offensive Coordinator/Wide Receivers
Hometown: Richmond, Kentucky
Record at UWG:
When Mike Ledford began the task of upgrading his coaching staff after the 2002 season, the first place he turned was in the direction of a fellow Tennessee Tech alumnus. Ledford hired Bert Browne to fill the rolls of wide receivers coach to and the serve as the Braves offensive coordinator for 2003. In 2004, Browne will continue to hold that title as well as coaching wide receivers.
Browne comes to West Georgia after serving last year as head coach at Perry County (Ky.) in Kentucky. The Richmond, Ky., native was also a head coach for two seasons at Coffee County High in Tennessee, where he was Region Coach of the Year in 1997. Browne also was an assistant coach for one season at Coffee, and spent a year on the staff of LaGrange High in Georgia.
On the collegiate level, Browne spent the 1999-2001 seasons at the offensive coordinator at Holmes (Miss.) Community College. There, he coached future UWG stars Detronn Harris and Chris Elam, who also played for Browne as a prepster. Browne also spent one season each as a graduate assistant at a pair of 1-AA program, Tennessee Tech and Eastern Kentucky.
As a player, Browne was a much heralded quarterback for the Golden Eagles. He was twice named Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week, and five times was chosen at Techs top weekly offensive player. Also, he set 11 school passing records.
Browne is a 1991 graduate of Tennessee Tech, holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Physical Education. He later earned a masters degree in Sports Administration from Eastern Kentucky.
A native of Richmond, Ky., Browne lists his hobbies as golf, hunting, softball, basketball, and sports. He is single. Coaching Experience:
Assistant Coach West Georgia (2003-present)
Head Coach Perry County (Ky.) High School (2002)
Assistant Coach Holmes (Miss.) Community College (1999-2001)
Graduate Assistant Eastern Kentucky (1998)
Head Coach Coffee County (Tenn.) High School (1996-97)
Assistant Coach Coffee County High School (1995)
Graduate Assistant Tennessee Tech (1993)
Assistant Coach LaGrange (Ga.) High School (1991)
Assistant Coach Madison Central (Ky.) High School