Coach Patrick Burton has made Basketball a priority in his life for over 16 years. He began playing for the Beaverton Metro program in 6th grade, progressed to the varsity level, and carried his passion for the game over to the coaching in 2007. His coaching career began in Eugene, OR, coaching for the South Eugene Youth Development Program. After 3 years of serving the Eugene community and earning his degree in Finance from the Lundquist College of Business, he returned to the place where he truly learned to love basketball, Beaverton. In the last 4 years, Pat has excelled as a coach and mentor. He has been an asset to the Beaverton Metro program, and his passion for the game is evident. He leads with integrity, excitement, and with the mantra “Never throw in the towel, use it to wipe the sweat off your face,” to guide him, he inspires his players to do their best and leave it all out on the floor.