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About Coach Brand

Coach Micah Brand ... 

Micah Brand is the new head coach for the SUNY Orange women’s basketball team.  He takes over after a two-year stint as an assistant coach for the men’s basketball team at Orange. 

Coach Brand has a long history of success in the game of basketball.  A highly successful prep career lead to Coach Brand playing collegiately at the University of Massachusetts from 1999 to 2003.  In 2001 Coach Brand was selected to the All-Atlantic Team third team and was also named the league’s Most Improved Player.  From 2003 to 2013, Brand played professionally overseas. He spent time in 14 countries and helped his teams win a pair of league championships. He was the Korean Basketball League’s “Import Player of the Year” in 2009. He was named to the Arab Championship all-tournament team in 2010. He was an all-league selection seven times, named “Center of the Year” twice and earned “All-Import Team” distinction on a dozen occasions.

Brand earned his master’s degree in applied behavior analysis from Capella University and his bachelor’s degree in psychology from UMass-Amherst.