Born in Houston, Patrick was transplanted to Vail where he has lived ever since. He attended Edwards Elementary, Avon Elementary, Eagle County Charter Academy, and graduated from Vail Mountain School.
He began alpine skiing at the age of 3 and spent his youth racing for school club Vail. Watching his FIS Points remain high, he began to look at different avenues for winter sports and was a co-founder of the VMS Telemark Team. While at VMS, Patrick won the Telecross National Title at Copper Mountain. Upon graduation, Patrick went onto a brief yet fruitful football career at the University of Richmond. After college, Patrick was a Teach for America Corp Member and taught fifth grade on the US-Mexican Border in South Texas.
Since his time teaching, Patrick has always sought to instill a love of learning in his students/athletes. His goal is that his athletes develop a solid foundation and help each athlete reach their goals.