Patrick changes the odds for children, youth and their communities by helping them have increased opportunities to succeed with improved life outcomes. He does this by providing valuable coaching, advising, professional development, training and technical assistance, focusing primarily on management and personnel working within various OST programs. Patrick is a Lead Endorser for the Council on Accreditation (COA) and is a certified Youth Worker Methods and Youth Work Management Trainer from the David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality. Patrick is also a certified coach through the Center for Coaching Certification and obtained a Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling from Palm Beach Atlantic University. Patrick also holds a National Youth Soccer License from U.S. Youth and is active in sports based youth development. Patrick helps children fall in love with the game of soccer while serving as a board member, director of purchasing, division rep, and coach for the Soccer Association of Boca Raton (SABR).