Brinkman has been an assistant on the John Carroll staff for the past 3 years. Prior to joining the Patriots staff, he spent 12 years as the Head Football Coach of North Harford High School where he amassed a career head coaching record of 89-48. Under his leadership, the Hawks won four UCBAC Championships including an undefeated season in 2010. He has served as an Executive Member of the Baltimore Touchdown Club and was on the Selection Committee for both the Maryland Big 33 Game and the Maryland Crab Bowl. Coach Brinkman has a Bachelor’s of Science in Health and Physical Education from Indiana University of PA and a Masters in Athletic Administration from Western Maryland College. He has had a 25-year career as a Physical Education and Health teacher in Harford County and currently teaches at Aberdeen Middle School.