Brown brings professional playing experience, having played two seasons in the Western Australian Baseball League with one-year stints with the Albany-Colonie Diamond Dogs of the Eastern League and the Johnstown Steel of the Frontier League.
A well-known coach in the Northeast, Brown coached four seasons at Fairfield University in Connecticut. Most recently, Brown served as the associate head coach while overseeing recruiting as well as working with the pitching staff and assisting in the day-to-day operations.
In 2014, the Stags had one of the best pitching staffs in the MAAC with a 3.77 ERA and set the program record for wins (32) and tied the program record in saves (11).The Stags pitching staff led the MAAC with a 3.93 ERA and a 1.42 WHIP with opponents hitting just .269 in 2012. Fairfield also set single season records for innings pitched (460.1), strikeouts (315), and shutouts (5).Brown came to Fairfield after spending two seasons as the pitching coach at Fordham University. While working with the Rams, Brown was able to cut the pitching staff ERA almost in half and helped them to a 30-win season. Prior to Fordham, Brown spent seven years at Pace University where his staffs ranked among the leaders in the conference and in the nation in ERA, strikeouts and saves. In 2009, Pace’s pitching staff ranked third in the conference in strikeouts (297) and saves (11) while Brown coached his hurlers in 2008 to the top ranking in Division II in ERA (2.62) and hits per inning. In 2007, Brown’s pitching staff ranked second in the conference in strikeouts, saves and runners picked off and third in opposing team’s batting average and fourth in ERA. Brown also served as pitching coach at Georgetown University for two seasons. Brown, a 2000 graduate of Eastern Connecticut State University began his coaching career at his alma mater from 1999-2000. He was also a manager for four summer league teams, including the Manchester Silkworms and the Eastern Tides of the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL).
Prior to his work at Fairfield, Brown spent two seasons as the pitching coach at Fordham University. While working with the Rams, Brown was able to cut the pitching staff ERA almost in half and helped them to a 30-win season. Before Fordham, Brown spent seven years at Pace University and two years at Georgetown University. Brown, a 2000 graduate of Eastern Connecticut State University began his coaching career at his alma mater from 1999-2000.
Jay lives in Higganum, CT with his wife Andrea, and their 2 children: Charlotte (14) and Max (11). Jay grew up in Stamford, CT before going on to play collegiately at Eastern Connecticut State University, where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in Physical Education. Jay is also a Connecticut certified EMT and is pursuing his Speed & Agility coaching certification. In his spare time, Jay Crossfits, runs OCR's, and continues to learn the art of Kempo karate.
Jay has been coaching youth sports since 2012 and has been with the Breakers since its inception.
•Head Coach HK middle school 2014
•Manager Haddam All Stars 2014 - 2017
•Assistant Coach - 10u Breakers
☆2017 10u Sportsplex Spring Invitational Champions
•Assistant Coach - 11u Breakers Elite
☆2018 11u Fall East Shore champions
South Catholic HS, Hartford - All-State 1986/1988 / Central CT State University 1988-1992 - Coginchaug Little League Manager - 2015/2018 - Manager of 2017 10U All Star Team / Manager of 2018 11U All Star Team - Coaching staff - 2018 Shoreline Breakers 11u Elite Division Champions - Coginchaug Board of Directors, 2016-2018
Lifelong resident of Killingworth. Father of two boys (Greyson, 14 & Colton, 11)
Began coaching Little League in 2009
Has served on the board for Killingworth Youth League as the Information Officer, Vice President & President
Coached Little League teams to 4 championships and two undefeated seasons
Assitant coach for 3 All Star teams
Assistant coach for BTL Tides 2 years (10u & 11u)
Head coach for Connecticut Breakers 12u major team, Spring 2017 East Shore Runner Up
Assistant coach - Shoreline Breakers 11u elite team, Fall 2018 East Shore Champions
Opened for Blue Oyster Cult, Joe Bonamassa, and Max Creek