Brien joined the FSU staff in June of 2005 as an intern. He is now a graduate assistant and helps assist with swimming & diving, track & field, and football teams.
Brien attended Central Washington University were he graduated earning a bachelors degree in exercise science. He is currently pursing his master in sports administration.
Brien is actively seeking his certification through both the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association and hopes to someday be a head strength and conditioning coach.
Brien was married to Alisa Renae Escalante on August 20, 2005