Natasha Kaiser-Brown
Personal information
BornMay 14, 1967 (1967-05-14) (age 56)
Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.
EducationUniversity of Missouri
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing  United States
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1992 Barcelona 4x400 m relay
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1993 Stuttgart 4x400 m relay
Silver medal – second place 1993 Stuttgart 400 m
World Indoor Championships
Silver medal – second place 1993 Toronto 4x400 m relay
Silver medal – second place 1997 Paris 4x400 m relay

Natasha Kaiser-Brown (born May 14, 1967) is an American sprinter who specialized in the 400 meter run. As of 2022, she is the head coach of track and field at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.

Kaiser-Brown was born in Des Moines, Iowa. In high school, she was a nine-time state champion for Des Moines Roosevelt and is the previous record-holder for the 100 meter and sprint medley relay events (both broken in the 2018 track season).[1]

As a member of the Missouri Tigers track and field team from 1985–89, she won five individual conference titles, earned NCAA All-American honors in the 400m dash six times, and named Big 8 Female Athlete of the Year in 1989.[2] In 1989, she also was the 400m dash Indoor National Champion with a collegiate record time of 51.92 seconds, which still stands as the school record.[2]

At the 1991 Pan American Games she finished fourth in the 400 meter run and won a gold medal in 4 x 400 meter relay. She won a silver medal in the relay at the 1992 Summer Olympics with her teammates Gwen Torrence, Jearl Miles and Rochelle Stevens. In 1993 she won a relay silver medal at the 1993 World Indoor Championships as well as two medals at the 1993 World Championships. She won the 400 meter event at the 1994 Nationals and was a member of the 1996 USA Olympic team in Atlanta.[1]

Her personal best time is 50.17 seconds, achieved in 1993.

She is married to Brian Brown and coached alongside him at Drake University. The pair have a daughter, Elle Brown, who is a basketball player at the University of Missouri.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Natasha Kaiser Brown". Des Moines Register.
  2. ^ a b "Natasha Brown - Associate Head Coach".
  3. ^ Drake's Brian, Natasha Brown leave for Missouri. Des Moines Register (2016-08-04). Retrieved 2018-02-10.