Justin Patterson

Justin Patterson was named an assistant coach for the men’s lacrosse team in the Summer of 2019.

He will be responsible for assisting Head Coach Mike Parnell with all facets of the Pioneers’ lacrosse program including scouting, recruiting, practice and game preparation to go along with day-to-day operations in the office.

Prior to Utica, Patterson was the full-time offensive coordinator for Adrian College. He also had a stint at NCAA Division II Assumption College and spent time on the sidelines at fellow Empire 8 Conference member Houghton College.

College Coaching Experience Prior to Utica College:
NCAA Division III, Adrian College, Offensive Coordinator
Coach the offense, Extra man offense, and goalies
Responsibilities included budgeting, travel coordinating, practice planning, game planning, scouting, film breakdown, and recruiting.
Accomplishments 2017 - Player ranked 7th in conference in goals, player ranked 7th in conference in assists, player ranked 10th in conference in points, LSM with 22 points - second team all-conference
Accomplishments 2018 - Player ranked 12th in conference in assists, player ranked 19th in conference in points
Accomplishments 2019 - Player ranked 3rd in conference in points and 2nd in goals, 43rd in nation goals per game, player ranked 12th in conference in points and 3rd in assists (missed 3 games), 17th in nation assists per game, player ranked 14th in conference in points
Many players entered top five all time in statistical categories
Additional responsibilities - Game management/supervisor men's and women's soccer
NCAA Division II, Assumption College, Offensive Coordinator
Coached the offense, Extra man offense
Responsibilities included scouting and video breakdown, as well as assist with in-game coaching and practice preparation
Mentored freshman Travis Reid who was named to the Northeast-10 Conference all-star team and on the way to be nationally-ranked 32nd in goals and 33rd in points
NCAA Division III, Houghton College, Offensive Coordinator
Coach of Offense, Extra man offense, goalies
Responsibilities included scouting, video breakdown, travel coordination and athletic facility supervision, as well as assist with in-game coaching and practice preparation
Coached Paul Chapman who ranked third in Empire 8 Conference goal-scoring average and shots per game
Camp Clinician
Worked many camps and showcases including Blue Chip 225, College of the Holy Cross Prospect Days, Crusader Clash, FLG camps and showcases, Wolverine War, Battle of the States, NXT Lacrosse events
Club Coaching Experience
Team Central Head Coach, based out of central Massachusetts during summer of 2016 (updated player profiles and Hudl accounts)
LaxDreams, based out of Corning New York, grades 3rd through 12th
College Lacrosse Career and Education
Long Island University Post (formerly known as CW Post).