HOF Coach Profile: Blue Valley's Paul Brown 5/11

Paul Brown

By PrepsKC staff
Posted: May 16, 2018 - 9:29 AM



Brown is a Kansas City native who graduated from Olathe High School in 1973. He has been coaching since 1976 and has made a huge impact at several programs across the Metro.

His coaching career began as a student assistant at his alma mater Emporia State University. After spending time at Ferris State University he was named the head coach at Turner high school in 1981.

In 1984 he moved to Bishop Miege where his teams won four EKL championships and made seven playoff appearances. The Stags would make it to the semifinals three times and finish with one undefeated season. During his 15 seasons at Miege Brown was named the 1987 EKL Coach of the Year and the head coach of the 1994 Kansas vs. Missouri All-Star Game.

In 1999 he moved to Basehor-Linwood where his teams would win two Kaw Valley League titles and make two playoff appearances during his tenure.

Since 2004 he has been an assistant at Blue Valley. He has been a part of 10 playoffs teams that advanced to the state championship game five times winning three titles.

Brown is a one of the founders and a past president of the Greater Kansas City Football Coaches Association. He is still an integral part of the success of this organization to this day.