Chris Brown has been working with the Fighting Illini Football team since June 2009. Brown came to Illinois from Villanova University where he was the Head Football Athletic Trainer. Brown has extensive football experience in both the collegiate and professional ranks, including time spent with the San Diego Chargers, Frankfurt Galaxy, and Ohio State.
The Grove City, Ohio, native is a 2004 graduate of The Ohio State University with a B.S. in Athletic Training. He went on to the University of Connecticut to earn his Masters degree focusing in heat related illness and exercise science. Brown and his wife, Stacey, reside in Savoy, Ill.
Updated February 2012