Dec. 17, 2008
WORCESTER, Mass. - The College of the Holy Cross has named Patrick Hart as an assistant men's lacrosse coach, as announced by head coach Adam Pascal and Athletic Director Richard M. Regan, Jr. Hart is a 2005 Holy Cross graduate and was a four-year member of the lacrosse team.
After graduating from Holy Cross as an Economics major, Hart earned valuable coaching experience at the Portsmouth Abbey School in Portsmouth, R.I., where he was an assistant varsity lacrosse coach, an assistant varsity football coach and the head junior varsity basketball coach in 2005-2006 and 2006-2007. During his time at the school, the lacrosse team played for the conference championship in 2006 and the football team played for the conference and the New England championships in 2005. For three years, Hart was a member of the staff at the Holy Cross Lacrosse Camp where he was promoted to the position of field director in 2007. He also has the experience of being a counselor at the New England Top 150 Lacrosse Camp in Portsmouth, R.I., which is one of the top High School recruiting camps in the nation, while he also spent six years as a counselor at the Central Bergen Lacrosse Camp in Oradell, N.J., where he was also promoted to field director.
A native of Wyckoff, N.J., Hart played four years at Holy Cross. As a senior in 2005, he was recipient of the John H. Price Award which is given to a member of the lacrosse team that best exemplifies the ideal set forth by former captain, John H. Price, as "a man for others." Hart was also a member of the Patriot League Honor Roll and was a mentor in the Worcester Big Brother Program. As a midfielder for the Crusaders, he recorded four goals and 12 assists for 16 points in 43 games. Hart came to Holy Cross from Bergen Catholic.
After serving as a math teacher at the Portsmouth Abbey School from Sept. of 2005 to the summer of 2007, Hart became a financial recruiter at Michael Page International in Sept. of 2007 until returning to Holy Cross.