Pat is a retired kindergarten teacher and proud grandmother who coached Herndon High School Varsity Volleyball for eleven years. During that time, Herndon went from last in the Concorde District to tied for 1st place.
Pat started coaching for NVVA while coaching high school and coached for the ICE Division as well as working with Volley Juniors and starting a Volley Tots program, the Galaxy League developmental program at NVVA and Northwest Youth Volleyball, a middle school league in the Reston/Herndon area.
Pat started coaching with Grit Volleyball acting as a chaperone and then coached 15s and 14s. She is Impact and SafeSport certified.
Pat’s emphasis while coaching is love of the game and good sportsmanship. Pat played indoor, outdoor and sand volleyball for many years and loves the game.