CCRI Women's Basketball Coaching Staff
Brittany Brown was promoted from assistant coach to head coach of the CCRI women’s basketball program in the 2013-14 basketball season. This is her fourth year with the Lady Knights and her second as head coach. In her first season as head coach, she led the Lady Knights to a 16-9 overall record and 5-2 record in Region XXI play. Before joining CCRI, she spent the 2010-11 season in her native Michigan as a member of the Flint Monarchs, a nationally ranked semi-professional basketball team.
Brown is no stranger to community college basketball. She played for two years at Labette Community College in Parsons, Kansas, a Division I school. In 2007 and 2008, she was named an All-Conference and All-Region player. In 2006-07, she led the team in scoring with 15 points per game.
After two years at Labette, Brown earned a scholarship to play for Florida Gulf Coast University, another Division I institution. She was part of winning team that compiled a 50-12 record over two seasons. The team was the two-time regular season Atlantic Sun champions and qualified for the Women’s National Tournament in 2008-09 and 2009-10.
Brown graduated from FGCU in 2010 with a degree in communications and a minor in journalism. She resides in Coventry.
Ajanae Boone : Assistant Coach
Ajanae Boone returns to the Community College of Rhode Island women’s basketball coaching staff for her second season. Boone played for four years at the University of Rhode Island under Head Coach Cathy Inglese, as a guard.
Before playing at URI, she was a four-year player at Abington Senior High School in Pennsylvania, averaging 8.7 points and 6.7 rebounds as a senior while helping her team to a 2008 league championship.
Originally from Roslyn, Pennsylvania, Boone has a younger sister, Briana, and an older brother, Wesley, who played basketball at Dowling College in Oakdale, New York. She graduated with a degree in sociology from URI in 2013 and currently resides in Wakefield.