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Illinois Basketball Coaches Association
Illinois Basketball Coaches Association

HALL OF FAME
FRIENDS OF BASKETBALL

Name: Willie Brown

Year Inducted: 2012

Category: Friends of Basketball

Schools/Organizations:
• East St. Louis

Biography:
Willie, better known as "Smiley" in the Metro East area, was vice president of the Metro East Officials Association for many years. His primary assignments were helping young officials in rules knowledge, the official's uniform and comportment with coaches and fans.

Willie spent countless hours fielding rules questions and ensuring that young officials used proper Illinois High School Association mechanics. He was an official for 37 years.