Women's Soccer Coaching Staff
Casey Brown
Head Coach
Coach Info:
Position: Head Coach
Alma Mater: Boston University
Graduating Year: 2010
Experience: 4 Years
Phone: 508-793-3624
Email: cbrown@holycross.edu

Casey Brown is in her fourth season coaching the Holy Cross women's soccer team in 2019-2020.

In 2018, she led the team to the most wins (5) since 2015 and the most conference wins (3) in 16 years, since 2002. She coached three players to All-Patriot League selections, in Carly Flahive (Second Team), Ang Seslija (Third Team), and Caroline Wallace (Third Team). Wallace was also selected to the All-New England Second Team. Jenna Barnes was named to the Academic All-Patriot League Team.

In 2017, she led Holy Cross to a 4-9-4 overall record with a 2-4-3 mark in the Patriot League. Defensively, the Crusaders allowed 1.24 goals per game played and posted seven shutouts on the season behind goalkeeper Caroline Cashion, who played every minute of the season in net. Seslija earned Third Team All-Patriot League honors after leading Holy Cross with four goals on the season.

In 2016, she coached Seslija to second team All-Patriot League honors, and had 11 Crusaders named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll. The Crusaders also posted their first win over Colgate since the 2002 season with a 2-1 victory in overtime.

Brown came to Worcester having served on the coaching staff at Boston University for three seasons. Brown was promoted from assistant coach to associate head coach prior to the start of the 2015 campaign in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the program.

While at Boston University, she helped guide the Terriers to three consecutive Patriot League titles and NCAA Tournament appearances in 2013, 2014 and 2015. Brown also coached 25 All-Patriot League selections during her three seasons, as well as the 2015 Patriot League Defender (McKenzie Hollenbaugh) and Goalkeeper of the Year (Alyssa Parisi).

On December. 10, 2015, Brown was named the National Soccer Coaches Association of American (NSCAA) Mid-Atlantic Region Assistant Coach of the Year. Additionally in 2013, she was tabbed to the NSCAA “30 under 30” list, which highlights the top 30 soccer coaches in the United States under the age of 30.

Prior to Boston University, Brown was a graduate assistant coach at LIU Brooklyn from 2010-2012, where she helped lead the Blackbirds to a Northeast Conference championship in 2011. She also coached nine All-Northeast Conference players as well as the Northeast Conference Defender and Goalkeeper of the Year.

As a player, Brown starred at Boston University as a four-year starter on the Terrier back line from 2006-2009. The only three-time Defender of the Year in America East Conference history, she garnered All-America East honors every year while at BU. Brown was part of a Boston University team that was nationally ranked in the top 10 (2006), won three conference championships and participated in the NCAA Tournament every season.

Brown was also named an NSCAA third team All-American in 2009 and was selected to the NSCAA All-Northeast Regional team three times. She capped off her collegiate career as the seventh round draft pick of the Boston Breakers professional women’s soccer team in 2010.

A member of the NSCAA, Brown is the creator of the Association’s Six Components of Training the Elite Female Soccer Player, which is featured on the organization’s website.

Brown earned her bachelor’s degree from the Boston University School of Communication in 2010 and her master’s degree in exercise physiology and sports nutrition from LIU Brooklyn in 2012.