David Patrick

David Patrick (born February 21, 1976)

Current position: Associate head men’s basketball coach
Current team: LSU Tigers (Head coach: Matt McMahon)
Current conference: Southeastern Conference (SEC)
Teams coached: UC Riverside Highlanders, Sacramento State Hornets
UC Riverside record: 27-38 (.415)
Sacramento State record: 24-42 (.364)
Overall record: 51-80 (.389)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2024-present LSU (assoc. HC)
2022-2024 Sacramento State
2021-2022 Oklahoma (assoc. HC)
2020-2021 Arkansas (assoc. HC)
2018-2020 UC Riverside
2016-2018 TCU (asst. HC)
2014-2016 LSU (asst. HC)
2012-2014 LSU (asst)
2007-2010 Saint Mary’s (asst)
2006-2007 Saint Mary’s (DBO)
2005-2006 Nicholls State (asst)

David Patrick Facts

  • David Patrick
  • Born February 21, 1976
  • Hometown: Hamilton, Bermuda & Melbourne, Australia
  • Alma Mater: University of Louisiana at Lafayette (BA, 1999)
  • Born in Bermuda and raised in Australia, Patrick played for the Australian Junior National Team before coming to the United States in 1994
    • Played at Trafton HS in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and was chosen as the Louisiana Player of the Year as a senior
    • Started his collegiate career playing for Jim Boeheim at Syracuse, but finished career/degree at Louisiana-Lafayette, where he played for Marty Fletcher and then Jessie Evans
    • Played professionally for several years in Australia, England and Spain before returned to the States in 2005
  • Started his coaching career in 2005 as an assistant under J. P. Piper at Nicholls State
  • Spent four seasons on Randy Bennett‘s staff at Saint Mary’s, first as DBO and then as an assistant
  • Worked for Johnny Jones at LSU for four seasons, helping land Antonio Blakeney, Jordan Mickey, Jarrell Martin and his godson Ben Simmons, the #1 pick in the 2016 NBA Draft
  • Joined Jamie Dixon‘s staff as assistant head coach at TCU in 2016, working there for two seasons
  • Hired in March 2018 to his first head coaching gig, taking over the UC Riverside program
    • Improved from 10-23 in his first season to 17-15 (7-9 Big West) in his second
  • Resigned in July 2020 in order to move back South, joining Eric Musselman‘s staff at Arkansas as associate head coach
  • After one year, Patrick left Fayetteville to join Porter Moser‘s staff at Oklahoma in the same role
  • Hired in April 2022 to be the new head coach of the Sacramento State Hornets in the Big Sky
    • Went 24-42 in two seasons at the helm, finishing 6th and 10th in league play, respectively
  • Resigned in May 2024 to return to LSU, this time as associate head coach under Matt McMahon

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