Jody Brown brings over 33 years of collegiate and international coaching and playing experience to Carolina Edge Volleyball. Jody is currently in his 2nd season as head coach at North Carolina Central University.
Prior to his tenure at NCCU, Jody spent 18 seasons as the head indoor and sand volleyball coach for Florida Atlantic University. While at FAU, Jody led the team to three NCAA tournament appearances, three conference championships, and produced two All-Americans and well over 140 academic all-conference student-athletes. He was named A-Sun Coach of the year twice during his time at FAU.
Also at Florida Atlantic, Jody implemented a national tournament qualifying Division I sand volleyball program. The program captured one of the first collegiate championship tournaments in Siesta Key, Florida and placed its top team in the very first AVCA collegiate national sand volleyball championships in Mobile, Alabama garnering a top-10 finish.
In his extremely limited free time, Jody was one of the youth development directors in Australia. Jody’s playing experience includes 18 years of indoor and sand volleyball at both the collegiate and international levels. Jody has experience with several volleyball clubs including one he started and grew in South Florida before moving to North Carolina.
Jody and his wife Dr. Michelle Brown live in Chapel Hill with their son Kaja.