New Athletic Director at Winchester Thurston School

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Friday, March 6, 2020 | 12:28 PM

New Athletic Director at Winchester Thurston School

 Winchester Thurston School Names Director of Athletics

Cedric ‘CB’ Brown takes the helm after national search  

Pittsburgh, Pa. (March 6, 2020) Winchester Thurston School (WT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Cedric ‘CB’ Brown as Director of Athletics, effective July 1, 2020.

Brown joins the Pittsburgh independent school from Normandy School District in St. Louis, Missouri, where he oversees curriculum design and development for the physical education program and is involved in middle school athletics programming. In addition, CB organizes skills training and development for local youth in the greater metropolitan St. Louis area.

While earning his B.S. in Recreation Education from Herbert H. Lehman College, CB was named the Most Outstanding Student-Athlete. He continued his education at South Dakota State University, where he earned an M.S. in Sport Pedagogy. He is currently completing his Ph.D. in Organizational Development and Leadership through Ashford University.

“During each phase of the interview process, CB impressed faculty, students, parents, administrators, and staff,” said WT Head of School Scott D. Fech, Ph.D. “He brings extensive experience in athletics management and leadership and is passionate about the power of athletics in instilling values and character. He is uniquely qualified to join us as we help prepare students for the demands of a changing world.”

About Winchester Thurston School – Winchester Thurston School is a nationally recognized coeducational independent school in Pittsburgh, PA with a Pre-K – 12 campus in Shadyside and a Pre-K – 5 campus in Allison Park (Winchester Thurston School, North Campus). Winchester Thurston School actively engages each student in a challenging and inspiring learning process that develops the mind, motivates the passion to achieve, and cultivates the character to serve. More information is available at


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