Steve Brown (curler)

Steve Brown (born November 22, 1946 in Galesville, Wisconsin) is an American curler and curling coach.[1]

Steve Brown
 
Born (1946-11-22) November 22, 1946 (age 74)
Team
Curling clubMadison CC,
Madison, Wisconsin
Career
Member Association United States
World Championship
appearances
4 (1982, 1986, 1991, 2000)
Other appearancesWorld Senior Championships: 2 (2002, 2004)
Medal record
Curling
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1986 Toronto
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Winnipeg
United States Men's Championship
Gold medal – first place 1982 Brookline
Gold medal – first place 1986 Seattle
Gold medal – first place 1991 Utica
Silver medal – second place 1980 Bemidji
Silver medal – second place 1985 Mequon
Silver medal – second place 1987 Lake Placid
Silver medal – second place 1989 Detroit
Silver medal – second place 1992 Grafton
Silver medal – second place 1995 Appleton
Bronze medal – third place 1988 St. Paul
Bronze medal – third place 1990 Superior
Bronze medal – third place 1994 Duluth
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Bemidji
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Seattle
World Senior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2002 Bismarck
Silver medal – second place 2004 Gävle

He is a 1986 and 1991 World Men's bronze medallist[2] and a three time United States men's curling champion (1982, 1986, 1991).

AwardsEdit

TeamsEdit

Men'sEdit

Season Skip Third Second Lead Alternate Coach Events
1979–80[4] Steve Brown Ed Sheffield George Godfrey Vince Fitzgerald
1981–82 Steve Brown Ed Sheffield Huns Gustrowsky George Godfrey Elgie Noble USMCC 1982  
WCC 1982 (9th)
1984–85[4] Steve Brown Geoff Goodland George Godfrey Huns Gustrowsky
1985–86 Steve Brown Wally Henry George Godfrey Richard Maskel Huns Gustrowsky USMCC 1986  
WCC 1986  
1986–87[4] Steve Brown Wally Henry George Godfrey Richard Maskel
1987–88[4] Steve Brown Wally Henry George Godfrey Richard Maskel
1988–89[4] Steve Brown Wally Henry George Godfrey Richard Maskel
1990–91 Steve Brown Paul Pustovar George Godfrey Wally Henry Mike Fraboni USMCC 1991  
WCC 1991  
1991–92[4] Steve Brown Paul Pustovar George Godfrey Richard Maskel Mike Fraboni
1993–94[4] Paul Pustovar (fourth) Steve Brown (skip) George Godfrey Richard Maskel
1994–95 Paul Pustovar (fourth) Dave Violette Richard Maskel Steve Brown (skip)
1995–96[4] Paul Pustovar (fourth) Dave Violette Richard Maskel Steve Brown (skip)
1996–97 Steve Brown Dave Violette Richard Maskel Paul Pustovar
1998–99 Craig Brown Matt Stevens Jon Brunt Steve Brown
1999–00 Craig Brown Ryan Quinn Jon Brunt John Dunlop Steve Brown Diane Brown WCC 2000 (4th)
2001–02 Larry Johnson Stan Vinge George Godfrey Bill Kind Steve Brown USSCC 2002  
WSCC 2002  
2003–04 Bill Kind George Godfrey Walter Erbach Larry Sharp Steve Brown USSCC 2004  
WSCC 2004  

MixedEdit

Season Skip Third Second Lead Events
1984 Steve Brown Diane Brown Vince Fitzgerald Georgia Fitzgerald USMxCC 1984  
1988 Steve Brown Lisa Schoeneberg Paul Schaefer Bonnie Mansfield USMxCC 1988  

Record as a coach of national teamsEdit

Year Tournament, event National team Place
1998 1998 Winter Olympics   United States (women)
5
1999 1999 World Women's Curling Championship   United States (women)
 
2004 2004 World Women's Curling Championship   United States (women)
4
2008 2008 World Wheelchair Curling Championship   United States (wheelchair)
 
2008 2008 World Men's Curling Championship   United States (men)
7
2009 2009 World Wheelchair Curling Championship   United States (wheelchair)
4
2010 2010 Winter Paralympics   United States (wheelchair)
4
2011 2011 World Wheelchair Curling Championship   United States (wheelchair)
7
2012 2012 World Wheelchair Curling Championship   United States (wheelchair)
5
2013 2013 World Wheelchair Curling Championship   United States (wheelchair)
4
2014 2014 Winter Paralympics   United States (wheelchair)
5
2015 2015 World Wheelchair Curling Championship   United States (wheelchair)
5
2016 2016 World Wheelchair Curling Championship   United States (wheelchair)
6
2017 2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championship   United States (wheelchair)
7

Personal lifeEdit

Steve Brown started curling in 1960, when he was 14 years old.

His children, son Craig Brown and daughter Erika Brown, are well-known American curlers too, US champions and World medallists. Steve's wife Diane Brown is also a curler, and Steve and Diane together won the US Mixed championship in 1984.

He is founder and owner of Steve's Curling Supplies, a curling equipment company.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Murphy, Cullen (February 1988). "A Stone's Throw". The Atlantic Monthly. Retrieved Dec 16, 2019.
  2. ^ Steve Brown on the World Curling Federation database  
  3. ^ Hall of Fame Members - USA Curling
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h "Wisconsin State Champions - Men's". Wisconsin State Curling Association. Retrieved Dec 13, 2019.
  5. ^ Reading - Steve's Curling Supplies

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