The long-time director of the Drake Relays is leaving.
Brian Brown and his wife Natasha Kaiser-Brown are taking jobs at the University of Missouri in Columbia. Brian Brown led the Relays for 11 years and is credited with expanding its scope in the Des Moines metro. Des Moines-native and Olympic silver medalist Natasha Kaiser-Brown has guided the Drake track and field program for 15 years. Brian will be an assistant athletic director at Missouri, where he earned his master’s and doctorate degrees. Natasha will be an associate head coach for track and field at the school from which she graduated.