Randy Brown (American football)

Randy Brown (born July 30, 1967) is an American National Football League kicking coach for the Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens won Super Bowl XLVII in 2012 versus the San Francisco 49ers.[1] Prior to consulting for the Baltimore Ravens, Brown served as a kicking coach for the Chicago Bears and the Philadelphia Eagles. Brown and Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh have been friends since the late 1990s. Since that time, Brown worked with Harbaugh for the Eagles in 2004 and 2005 and again with the Ravens beginning in 2008.[2]Brown has coached in 3 AFC Championship Games. He has coached Pro Bowl kickers Justin Tucker, Billy Cundiff and David Akers, along with Pro Bowl Punters Sam Koch and Todd Sauerbrun. Harbaugh has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, calling Brown the “foremost kicking coach in the country.”[3]

Prior to the NFL, Brown was a decorated All-State, All-County and All Conference football player at Cherokee High School before his college career at Catawba College in North Carolina. At Catawba College he was named Academic All-American and second team NAIA All-American as a place kicker . Brown was the all-time leading scorer in Catawba football history with 234 points and was the holder of 10 scoring and kicking records, many of which still stand today. Brown graduated in 1989 with a degree in Journalism. In 2009, Brown was inducted to Catawba’s Hall of Fame.[4]

Political career

In addition to working for the NFL, Brown serves as mayor to Evesham Township, New Jersey in Burlington County, New Jersey.[5] Brown was elected in 2007 and re-elected in 2010.[6] Brown’s term ends December 2014 and is up for re-election.[7] Brown was an executive board member with the N.J. Conference of Mayors and serves on the executive board of the N.J. League of Municipalities.

Personal life

Brown currently resides in Evesham Township, New Jersey with his wife Trisha, who is a middle school special education inclusion teacher in the Evesham Township School District, along with their three children: Tyler, 23, Ryan, 8 and Mackenzie 6. Randy was born in Camden, New Jersey.

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