Rowsom Sports - Bio

At 6´10 Brian Rowsom was an imposing figure on the basketball court during his tenure with both the Indiana Pacers and Charlotte Hornets (New Orleans Hornets) of the NBA. The Indiana Pacers selected Brian, along with NBA Hall of Famer Reggie Miller in the 1987 NBA draft. Rowsom learned the game from Hall of Fame coach, Dr. Jack Ramsey. From 1988 to 1991 Brian played for the Charlotte Hornets, before embarking on an international career which earned him contracts on teams in Israel, Japan, and England, before retiring as a player in 1999.

 

In 2001, Brian became a sports correspondent and occasional in-studio co-host on the Bob Haynie Show of WNST Sports talk Baltimore. With a wide range of sports knowledge ranging from football to boxing, audiences are enlightened firsthand through the visions of a former professional athlete. Participants learn what it takes to succeed in the sports world today.

As a co-host Brian has interviewed some of sports and entertainments top-level stars including: University of Maryland Basketball coach Gary Williams; Florida Marlins team owner Jeffrey Loria; NBA players Juan Dixon and Carmelo Anthony; Country Music star LeAnn Rimes, NBA Head Coach Eddie Jordan and NFL All-Star Ray Lewis.

As a guest analyst with FOX 45 Baltimore on the Sports Unlimited TV Show, Brian can be seen Sundays in the Maryland metropolitan area. His exclusive analysis includes the success and failures of teams, or a wide variety of reasons as to why star players are unable to produce under pressure! Along with Host Bruce Cunningham and Amy Fadool, this team of sports guru's covers every aspect of the sports arena.

 

Brian Rowsom entered the world of coaching starting in  Canada leading his team the Guelph Gladiators to a first place  and undefeated season! He then coached in the United States basketball league for one season before going to the Middle East starting in 2008 to coach in Qatar for 5 seasons. There he led his team to the playoffs every season culminating in 2 league Championships in 2012 and 2013 while also being named eurobasket.com coach of the year!

 

In 2014 Coach Rowsom went to Japan where his team made the playoffs every season including winning in another National Basketball League Championship in 2016.  

 

In 2018-19 he again led his new team the BTN CLS Knights of Indonesia to their first ever  Asean Basketball League Championship before Coaching this season back in Japan