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Builder - Stuart Brown

Born: St. Ninian's Stirlingshire, Scotland in 1948Stuart Brown

Stuart Brown has coached the Edmonton Angels to an incredible nine women's National Championships in his 33 years with the club, and along the way has been recognized with a string of awards. His tenure as coach of the Angels began in 1980 and his team won the first ever National Championship two years later when the Angels beat London Concorde in the final. The team was presented with the Jubilee Shield, and the Angels repeated as champions in 1983, 1984, 1985 and 1986, five years in a row. Championships in 1988, 1995, 1999 and 2000 followed. 

However, Stuart's coaching career has not been restricted to just the women's game. He began his coaching career at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in 1977 as head coach of the men's soccer program and enjoyed 17 years of success at NAIT from 1981 to 1991 and his record at the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference was: 45 wins, 6 losses and 9 ties. Along the way his team won seven gold medals, one silver and one bronze. He also led his team to the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association championship in 1987/1988 and won bronze the year before and the year after.

In the area of women's soccer, Stuart was asked to coach the Ajax team in 1978 and for two years led them to the league and cup championship for both indoor and outdoor. That led him to the Angels in 1980 where many victories and championships later, he is still coaching the Angels as head coaching coordinator for the club as well as coaching both the premier and major classics teams. 

Born in St. Ninian's Stirlingshire, Scotland in 1948 he graduated from Riverside High School in 1963 and then served a five year apprenticeship at Langside College in Glasgow as a dental technician. He went on to work as a dental technician at Platt and Common, a private dental practice, before moving to Canada in October 1975. In 1977 he became an instructor of dental technology specializing in orthodontics at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. Stuart has also been involved with the Edmonton Scottish Society for 25 years and has been President for eight of those years, and during that time has been instrumental in converting the grounds at the Society from one soccer field to six. The facility has hosted the World Masters Games and the 2007 Under 20 World Cup.

For his endeavors he has been recognized, along with others, with the Edmonton Women's Soccer League Coach of the Year Award, six Alberta Coaching Excellence Awards, six City of Edmonton Coaching Excellence Awards, the Sports Alberta Coach of the Year Award, the Edmonton and District Soccer Association Coach Recognition Award and the CSA Award of Merit. He was also inducted into the inaugural Edmonton and District Soccer Association Wall of Fame as Coach and Builder in 2008.