In June 2001, he signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks and played 1 1/2 seasons for the organization before being traded during the All Star break to the Colorado Rockies. Kevin played two more seasons before joining the Surprise Falcons of the Golden Baseball League. He recorded the first hit in league history in 2005 with a leadoff single on opening day.
In the off season of 2005, Kevin was offered a full time scouting position with the New York Mets and was the Northern California Supervisor for the organization, overseeing all college and high school players from Bakersfield, CA to Reno, NV.
Since 2009, Kevin has been a full time baseball instructor working with all ages on on every aspects of the game, specializing in hitting (both mechanical and mental), fielding, and catching.
As a player, Kevin signed as a switch hitting short stop but ended up playing every position on the field as a professional beside pitcher. His father, Ron Brand, played 9 big league seasons for the Astros, Expos and Pirates from 1963-1972, then went on to become a minor league manager of the year in 1975 for the Reds organization. His father is now in his 20th year as a Major League scout for the New York Yankees.