Player Profile – Patrick

A smiling, burly fuzzball, Pat is always flashing a smile and one of our favorite first-responders. Pat, this is your player profile:

Name: Patrick

Age: 36

Hometown: Sammamish, WA

What is your favorite thing about or place in Tacoma?

My neighborhood; Proctor District

When did you make your competitive debut for the Rangers?

Grit City Opener, 2016

What is your favorite thing about the club?

The group of misfits that we are

Do you prefer Gaelic Football or Hurling? What Position?

I prefer hurling just a bit

What was your previous club(s)?

None. No previous USGAA teams

What is your ‘motivation music’?

Don’t really have any. It used to be Dire Straits ‘Money for Nothing’

What would you change about your game?

Improve my striking and panic when I actually have the ball!

What is your funniest GAA/Rangers quote or memory?

Anything that Fred yells!

What are your hobbies and interests outside the Rangers?

Family life, biking, CrossFit, gardening, camping, cooking, eating and imbibing

What is the best piece of advice you were given?

You don’t get good at these sports until you have been playing for 3 years

If you could host a dinner with any 3 guests (alive or dead), who would you invite?

Steinbeck, Thicht Nat Hanh and Alton Brown

What is your proudest GAA/Rangers memory or accomplishment?

Being a part of the team that won the Willamette cup last year (2016)

In 10 years the Rangers will be:

I have no clue. Completely different. Hopefully much younger.