Patrick is a former volleyball player at IPFW. In 1992, he played for Team Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain. He teaches Spanish 4 and 3-Honors at PVHS. Before teaching at Palos Verdes High School, Patrick taught at Crane High School in Chicago, Illinois. While there, he started a boys volleyball program and in 1999 the team won the division and city championship. In 2001, Patrick was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. He served his tenure in Celaya, Mexico, where he taught English at the University of Celaya. He also has a Masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction.