Athletic Hall of Fame: Coach Ray Brown ’55

Coach Ray Brown, who was known to heft more than a few victory cups in his time, has been inducted into not one, but two halls of fame. Both were nods to his long, winning records as the boys soccer coach (1965-1993) and girls basketball coach (1976-2002).

After attending Williston Academy as a post-graduate with the Class of 1955, Coach Brown played soccer and basketball at Kenyon College. He returned to Williston in 1959, where he would remain for the next 43 years.

In soccer, Coach Brown accumulated a 201-143-68 record, including Two Stewart Cup Championships (1977, 1978). The teams he coached produced five All-Americans, seven All-New England selections, and 43 All-League selections. In 1992, Coach Brown was inducted into the Massachusetts High School Soccer Coaches Hall of Fame.

Coach Brown also had a 322-202 record in girls basketball, where his teams qualified for the New England tournament 11 times. They were crowned New England champions in 1986 and runners up in 1997. For all his successes, Coach Brown was inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006.

The Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony, dinner, and reception will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2013. Register to attend here.

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