by Chris Hunt
Davidson Day School recently hired Trent Brown as co-head lacrosse coach.
Brown will sharing the head-coaching duties this year with Jason Smith, who is also an assistant coach on the Patriots’ football staff. Brown will take sole control as head coach for the 2011-12 school year.
“I could not be happier about Trent Brown coming on board at Davidson Day,” said Tim Weir, the school’s athletics director. “Trent is a perfect fit for DDS. He has an extensive background in building successful lacrosse programs and I look forward to watching him develop our young athletes into one of the top programs in the Lake Norman region.”
Brown played for national powerhouse West Genesee, a high school that won a record 15 state championships in New York, having earned a title in 1991. Brown continued his lacrosse career at Nazareth College in Rochester, New York, and played in three NCAA national championship games, winning titles in 1996 and 1997. He was voted the most valuable player of the 1997 championship game.