Shelby County native Erin Brown is back in the game, as the new softball coach at Lindenwood University in St. Charles. She left her alma mater, Truman State, as the program’s winningest coach in 2019. She explained her decision to get back into coaching….
Brown resigned as Truman softball coach when her husband, Brian (also a Truman athlete), received an administrative position in the Troy-Buchanan School District…..
Erin Brown spent 13 seasons as Truman State softball coach and won 348 games. She led the Bulldogs to five NCAA Regional appearances. Brown said Truman will always have a special place in her heart….
She is not looking forward to the first Lindenwood-Truman game….
Erin Brown is a 1997 graduate of South Shelby High School. She joins another South Shelby/Truman State graduate in Amy Eagan in coaching at another GLVC institution. Eagan led Drury to the NCAA D2 National Championship game this past season. Lindenwood softball went 23-15-1 and 16-12 in the GLVC.
Brown was also the head softball coach at Westminster from 2004-06.