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1991 NAU Athletics Hall of Fame Class

 Wes Brown

(Wrestling Coach, 1961-69, 1976-79)

Brown was the first wrestling coach at Northern Arizona University program and served as head coach for 13 years.  In the 1960, 1964 and 1968 Olympic Games, he served as a referee-judge and was elected chairman of the U.S. Olympic Wrestling Committee for the 1972 games in Munich.  He is a member of the Arizona Wrestling Hall of Fame.  Upon his arrival at NAU in 1959, Brown also established one of the nation's finest law enforcement programs.  

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