RUTLAND— Mount Saint Joseph Academy announced April 11 that Lori Patterson, a special educator at Rutland Town School, has accepted the position of varsity girls soccer head coach. A talented athlete and committed educator, Coach Patterson will be a fantastic addition to the MSJ coaching community, MSJ stated in a news release.
A Division I scholarship athlete at Radford University, Patterson received All-Conference Team honors as a Freshman. She continued to be a starting defender for Radford University for the next three years. Coach Patterson has coached recreational teams of a variety of ages since her Graduation in 1999. Her soccer coaching experience includes coaching Middle School Girls at Stonewall Jackson Middle School for four years and she also coached one year at Rutland Town School, the 7th and 8th grade girls.
“I am excited to have the opportunity to become a member of the MSJ community,” said Patterson. “Soccer has been a very important part of my life and I look forward to using my knowledge and experience of the game to foster a love for soccer within the girls.”
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