Athletic Academic Advisor
Monique Brown has worked as an academic advisor at Rutgers since 2005. She enters her second season with the women’s basketball program.
Brown is also the advisor for the men’s track and field team and volleyball team. Her duties include providing direct academic support for student-athletes including: academic skill development, learning strategy assistance, monitoring of academic performance and progress, oversight of tutoring, assistance with course selection and completion of course registration.
In addition, she aids the squad by providing tutors and services necessary for top academic performance. Through constant communication with the student-athletes, coaches, instructors, college deans and University administrators, Brown ensures that each Scarlet Knight maximizes their academic potential while at Rutgers.
In November 2008, Brown was one of nine recipients of the BIG EAST Professional Development Grant for Women and Ethnic Minorities program, which provides funds for professional development to the league’s coaches and administrators.
Prior to arriving at Rutgers, Brown was a graduate assistant at the Thornton Athletics Student Life Center at the University of Tennessee where her focus was ensuring the academic success of the women’s basketball, softball and women’s tennis teams. She received a Master’s Degree in sport studies at Tennessee.
An alumna of Virginia Commonwealth University, Brown received her B.S. in 2003. In 2008, Brown earned her Sports Psychology Certificate from the Rutgers University Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology.
Brown and her husband Thomas Rich reside in Edison.