Trent Brown grew up in Syracuse NY, one of the country’s hot beds of lacrosse. He started at age seven in the Shove Park youth program and played high school lacrosse under Hall of Fame coach Mike Messere and the nationally touted West Genesee Wildcats. Trent was a member of the 1991 NY State championship team at West Genesee. Under Coach Messere, West Genesee has won 15 New York State Championships, set the National win streak of 91 straight games, and has produced countless coaches and ambassadors of the game that are spread all across the country.
Trent played college lacrosse at Nazareth College in Rochester, NY under coach Scott Nelson. His very successful college career included earning All American honors as an attackman, team captain, back to back Div. III National Championships in 1996 and 1997, as well as being voted the Most Valuable Player of the 1997 National Championship game with 5 goals and 2 assists. He is still one of Nazareth College’s all-time leading scorers. Trent is a 2019 inductee to the Nazareth College Hall of Fame.
After moving south, Trent immediately became involved in growing the game by helping start youth lacrosse in Mooresville, North Carolina and becoming a founding board member. He started the lacrosse program at Lake Norman High School and coached the team for five years. Trent coached at Davidson Day School and has helped coach summer travel teams for many years. Trent resides on Lake Norman with his wife Michelle and two daughters, Delaney and Molly.