David P. Brown Ď79
Former Iona hoop star, assistant basketball coach and current member of the College’s Board of Trustees, Dave Brown enters the Iona College Hall of Fame this year.
Dave, who arrived at Iona via Essex Catholic High School in New Jersey, was a standout on the hardwood from 1976-79 and was the late Jim Valvano’s first-ever recruit at Iona College. During his 107-game career at Iona College, Brown amassed 1,438 points and grabbed 910 rebounds.
As a player he also displayed outstanding leadership qualities, serving as team captain for Iona’s first NCAA Tournament qualifier. That team posted a 23-6 mark.
Following graduation, Brown joined the coaching staff at his alma mater for four seasons. Today, Brown is an active member of the Iona College Community and is employed as a financial consultant.