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Patrick Tom


Patrick Tom

Coach - SMASH 14s Fire

 

Coach Pat is a volleyball clinic director and has coached with SMASH Volleyball Club for the past six years.

An avid reader and self-educator, Patrick stays up-to-date on the latest research of culture-building, team-building, leadership, memory, and the neurology of skill-learning, and is currently studying childhood trauma in order to better guide and teach young children life skills through volleyball.

As a player, Pat was the libero for the first New England team ever to receive a bid to Open Nationals. A state semi-finalist his freshman year, Pat went on to become a Boston Globe All-Scholastic his sophomore year at Newton North High School, after leading his team to the school's first state championship appearance.