Patrick’s athletic background includes a variety of team sports from basketball and baseball to football and wrestling. During his time as a collegiate athlete, he was introduced to the CrossFit and immediately fell in love with every aspect of it. As his collegiate studies advanced, he was fortunate to hold a year-long internship as a strength and conditioning coach at Harvard University. Patrick saw specific differences between what was going on at Harvard in terms of protecting athletes while still progressing them in performance, and what was going on in the CrossFit world. While he thought the concept was great, he saw that most CrossFit programs were not designed from a scientific standpoint, but rather what the coach happened to know and was comfortable with. Patrick saw a demand for improving athletes performance while keeping them safe. Now Patrick is the Head Coach and Program Designer at CrossFit East Coast. He specializes in getting the most out of athletes to increase their performance while reducing their risk of injury.