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Brown to lead MHS Baseball Program


For Immediate Release | Tuesday, April 16, 2024 | Meridian, MS | Press Release


MHS Baseball's Tommie BrownMeridian Public School District is excited to announce Tommie Brown as the new Interim head baseball coach of the Meridian High School Wildcats. The MPSD Board approved Brown’s hiring of Trustees during their regular monthly meeting on Monday, April 15, 2024.

“We are excited to announce one of our own to lead the Wildcats,” said Dr. Cheyenne Trussell, MPSD Athletic Director. “Coach Brown was a four-year starter at Meridian High School, and it’s only fitting for him to start his head coaching career in the new state-of-the-art baseball/softball facility on campus in 2025.”

Brown, a 2012 graduate of MHS, played collegiately at the University of Greenville College in Greenville, Illinois. He continued his education at Mississippi State University, obtaining a Bachelor's Degree in Interdisciplinary studies, and is currently working on his Master's Degree.

Brown has coached as an assistant coach with the Wildcats for the past 2 years and started the East Mississippi Elite, a competitive travel team he has coached for the last 6 years.  

“I’m thrilled to welcome Coach Tommie Brown as the new leader of the MHS baseball program,” said Dr. Amy Carter, MPSD Superintendent. “Our baseball program is gaining momentum and I look forward to watching Coach Brown guide our student-athletes to success in the classroom and on the baseball field.”

Coach Brown and D’asia Overstreet have two sons Ty’lian Brown and Kaven Brown.

Coach Brown will be introduced to Wildcat fans and the media at a press conference on Monday, April 22, 2024, at Noon in the Multipurpose Building on the campus of Meridian High School.

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About Meridian Public School District: The Meridian Public School District strives to inspire and develop excellence in everyone. MPSD serves 4,700 students on ten school campuses. For more information, please visit us on the web at www.mpsdk12.net.