This is Pat's first year as an Eastlake High School coach. He has been a Health and Fitness teacher on the Sammamish Plateau and in the Lake Washington School District for the past eleven years. Pat is currently teaching in his seventh year at Eastlake High School. Pat has coached many sports over the past eleven years and most recently he has been an Assistant Football Coach. He was also the Director of Football Operations at Jacksonville University in Florida. Pat strongly believes that effort and attitude drive everything, and he cannot wait to work with his players to continually encourage them in a positive way. His Bachelor's degree is in Education Studies from Bethel Minnesota, and his Master's is in Science Education from Walden University Minnesota.