Originally from Ithaca, NY and a graduate of Butler University, Doug Patterson played Division I Lacrosse for the Bulldogs while he earned his bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education. After coaching at Butler for a year, he moved to Florida and obtained his master’s degree in Education Leadership from Stetson University.
Patterson worked for Orange County Public Schools for 19 years, the majority at Boone High School. For 11 of his 13 years at Boone, he served as the school’s Director of Athletics. Patterson then moved into the Sr. Administrator of Athletics and Activities role for OCPS in the summer of 2016, where he oversaw the middle and high school athletic programs for OCPS. Other roles include Title IX coordinator, school-based clubs, Athletic Trainers and JROTC. Patterson served on numerous committees and boards for the Florida High School Athletic Association and the Florida Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association. He has also served as a speaker and instructor for the FIAAA, Florida Athletic Coaches Association and National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association.
Patterson is now a Regional Sales Manager for BSN Sports, one of the nation’s leaders in offering high-quality team sports apparel and equipment from top brands such as Under Armour and Nike. BSN Sports services school accounts at every level including elementary, middle schools, high schools and colleges. BSN Sports also services AAU and community partnerships.