Pat De Smet- Area Coordinator and CoachSport: Basketball
For God so loved the world that he gave his only son, that whosoever believeth in him shall not perish, but have eternal life. John 3:16
Over the past 20 years, Pat has been involved in basketball as a player, Head Coach, Assistant Coach, Camp Director, Trainer, Referee, and Chaplain. He is currently the head boys basketball coach at Issaquah High School and has coached all levels of youth basketball, including High School, AAU, and at the NCAA collegiate level. He also has a certification in strength and conditioning and a Masters in MInistry.
My relationship with Jesus Christ and the people in my life, along with the variety of experiences He's given me, have helped shape my view of basketball and life.
Why I love to coach:
I love helping young people learn, grow, and experience all the great things this game can provide.