Alma Mater: Catawba '05
Office Phone: (704) 637-4324
Nick Brown took the reigns of the Catawba College Women's Soccer Program in the spring of 2015. A former player for the Catawba men’s team, Brown had served an assistant with the women’s program since 2010. Prior to becoming Catawba's head coach he was at the helm at Lake Norman High School.
During his tenure as the Women's Soccer Head Coach, Brown returned Catawba to NCAA Tournament play after a 10-year absence with back-to-back appearances in 2018 and 2019. In 2021, he was named the South Atlantic Conference and the USC Southeast Region Coach of the Year.
While at the helm, Brown has coached one Academic All American, three Academic All-District players and one SAC Elite 20 Award winner. He has mentored five All-Region selections, one 1st team, two 2nd Team and two Third Team honorees. He has coached two SAC Defensive Players of the Year And two SAC Freshmen of the Year.
After Brown graduated from Catawba in 2005, he served as an assistant with the men’s program while earning a master’s degree from High Point. As a player at Catawba, Brown was a two-year captain and helped the Indians to a pair of conference tournament titles. In 2004, he earned all-tournament honors. Brown also helped Catawba to a spot in the NCAA Tournament. He was a standout at St. Michael’s College High School and is a native of Ajax, Ontario, Canada.
While an assistant at Catawba, Brown also coached at the high school level at Lake Norman and West Rowan High School. He is currently on staff with the Charlotte Independence Soccer Club, coaching the 04 LKN Blue. He previous spent time with the Lake Norman Soccer Club, winning the 2017 State Cup Championship with the '00 Eclipse Elite.
Brown was named the 2014 North Piedmont Conference and Region 7 Coach of the Year while at Lake Norman as he led the Wildcats to a league title. Prior to his move to Lake Norman, Brown helped West Rowan to three consecutive conference championships.
Brown was named the North Piedmont Conference Coach of the Year from 2010-13 while at West Rowan and earned Region 7 Coach of the Year honors in 2010, 2012 and 2013. He was the North Carolina 3A State Coach of the Year in 2013.
Brown earned a degree in mathematics from Catawba in 2005. He received his master’s degree from High Point in sports studies in 2009.
Brown resides in Statesville with his wife, Julia. They have a two sons, Kade and Nolan.
Assistant Coach/Head Development Coach
Alma Mater: Ottawa '10
Office Phone: (704) 637-4324
Colin Wylie joined the Catawba women’s soccer program in the summer of 2021 and will serve as the assistant women’s soccer coach and the head coach of the development team.
A native of Edinburgh, Scotland, Wylie arrives at Catawba College after spending the 2020-2021 year as the assistant women’s soccer coach with Nova Southeastern University (Fort Lauderdale, FL). Prior to his time in Florida, he served as the assistant women at Francis Marion University (Florence SC) during the 2019 season, helping guide the Patriots to an overall record of 8-8-1, setting the program’s best single season mark in 11 years. His responsibilities included training the goalkeepers, assisting with outfield player coaching, Coordination of student-athlete recruiting, arranging team travel, game day personnel management, maintaining equipment inventory and organization of compliance administrative forms.
Wylie also served as an assistant coach for the men’s soccer program at his alma mater, Ottawa University from 2015 to 2017 whilst earning his master’s degree. His responsibilities included assisting in running practices, recruiting, academic support, organizing team travel, scouting, and serving as the head coach of the junior varsity squad. The Braves improved upon their previous season’s win total in each of his two years with the program. After graduating, he also served as an assistant coach with Kaw Valley FC, a Sporting KC developmental partner and USL League 2 organization in 2018.
Further coaching experience includes a wealth of youth coaching experience, having worked with Sporting Kaw Valley, a youth program affiliated with Sporting Kansas City and working as an assistant coach with the Neosho County Community College women’s soccer program in Chanute, Kan.
He earned a bachelor's degree in exercise science from Ottawa University in 2010, and a master’s degree in education in 2017.
He holds a USSF National C Coaching License, an NSCAA Goalkeeper Level 3 Diploma, and an NSCAA National Diploma.
Volunteer Asst. Coach
Alma Mater: Erskine
Swimming @ King Invite - Day 1
Swimming @ King Invite - Day 2 M-3rd;W-6th
Cross Country @ DII National Preview (Abbey Golf Course) M-5th;W-5th
Football LIMESTONE, ccd. 1 p.m.
Soccer (M) COKER 2-1
Soccer (W) COKER 8-0
Development Soccer (W) vs. GARDNER WEBB UNIVERSITY 3-1
Golf (W) RENDLEMAN INVITATIONAL - Day 1 (CC of SALISBURY)
Golf (M) RENDLEMAN INVITATIONAL - Day 1 (CC of SALISBURY)
Golf (W) RENDLEMAN INVITATIONAL - Day 2 (CC of SALISBURY) 12th of 13
Golf (M) RENDLEMAN INVITATIONAL - Day 2 (CC of SALISBURY) 7th of 8
Soccer (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 3-2
Soccer (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-0
Development Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM COLLEGE 3-0
Cross Country @ Royals Challenge (McAlpine Park) M-10th;W-14th
Development Soccer (W) vs. CONCORD UNIVERSITY 3-3
Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3
Swimming Men vs. St. Andrews 168-19
Swimming Women @ Converse 103-80
Swimming Women vs. St. Andrews 119-10
Tennis (W) @ Lees-McRae, ppd. noon
Tennis (M) @ Lees-McRae, ppd. noon
Football CARSON-NEWMAN 33-27
Soccer (M) LIMESTONE 1-2
Volleyball @ UVA Wise 3-1
Soccer (W) LIMESTONE 1-0
Golf (M) @ Queens Invitational - Day 1 (Club at Irish Creek)
Golf (M) @ Queens Invitational - Day 2 (Club at Irish Creek) 17th of 18
Development Soccer (W) @ Barton College 3-1
Volleyball LENOIR-RHYNE 1-3
Soccer (W) @ Barton 2-0
Soccer (M) @ Queens 0-3
Development Soccer (W) vs. LIMESTONE UNIVERSITY 7 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Mars Hill 5-0
Tennis (M) @ Averett 5-4
Soccer (M) @ Mars Hill 1-2
Football @ Newberry 7-14
Volleyball MARS HILL 1-3
Golf (W) @ Jekyll Island Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Jekyll Island GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hill CC)
Golf (W) @ Jekyll Island Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Jekyll Island GC) 11th of 17
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hill CC) 8th of 18
Soccer (W) @ Queens 1-1
Volleyball NEWBERRY 3-0
Cross Country @ SAC Championships (McAlpine Park)
Swimming BARTON 1 p.m.
Tennis (M) CONVERSE 1 p.m.
Football @ Mars Hill 1 p.m.
Tennis (W) CONVERSE 1 p.m.
Soccer (W) LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2 p.m.
Volleyball ANDERSON 4 p.m.
Soccer (M) LINCOLN MEMORIAL 4:30 p.m.
Development Soccer (W) @ Tusculum College 2 p.m.
Golf (W) @ The Fall Slam - Day 1 (Marsh Creek,CC)
Golf (W) @ The Fall Slam - Day 2 (Marsh Creek,CC)
Soccer (W) NORTH GEORGIA 1 p.m.
Soccer (M) v. Montevallo 4 p.m.
Development Soccer (W) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 7:30 p.m.
Swimming LEES-McRAE w/EMORY & HENRY
Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 5 p.m.
Swimming @ Lees-McRae w/Emory & Henry
Football TUSCULUM 1 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Tusculum 2 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Tusculum 4:30 p.m.
Volleyball @ Mars Hill 5 p.m.
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