Reid was a power hitting outfielder, commencing his career with the Neepawa Cubs of the MSBL in 1974 and in 1975 was named MSBL All-Star. In the period from 1980 to 1989, he was a dominant hitter for the Carman Goldeyes, winning three RBI, two Home Run, one Batting Champion, and a Sportsmanship award in the Red-Boine League. In 1984, he was named Red-Boine League MVP and Manitoba Baseball’s Senior Player of the Year. Brian commenced coaching in 1993 in Carman and was head coach of the 1995 Carman Goldeyes midgets, who were Manitoba and Western Canadian Champions & Canadian Championship silver medallists. From 1994-97, he coached teams to three Manitoba Midget AAA Championships. In 1995, he was named MBA Male Coach of the Year.