Peter is one of the most celebrated athletes to come out of the storied Chicago Catholic League. During his career at Loyola Academy he was a three year varsity starter in basketball, baseball, and football.
After high school, Peter accepted a scholarship to DePaul University to play for coaching great, Joey Meyer. While at DePaul, Peter never missed a game in his four year career (116) and was named captain of the ’95-’96 team. Peter set the DePaul single season 3pt fg% record in his junior year, a mark that still stands (54.1%). He is also in the top ten in DePaul history for assist, steal, and career three pointers made.
Peter attributes his shooting prowess to Chip Engelland, world renown shooting coach for the San Antonio Spurs. Peter was mentored under the watchful eye of Coach Engelland during his career at DePaul as well as his professional career in the CBA, IBA, and Europe. While working with Coach Engelland, Peter was included as a coach for summer camps and clinics at the age of 19. Coaching under Coach Engelland led Peter to continue to work in player development as Coach Engelland moved on to the NBA. Peter has been developing young basketball minds for the last 20yrs and has had numerous players go on to receive college scholarships.
Peter’s passion and knowledge for the game is what drives him to help young men and women attain their goals in the game of basketball.
"Peter Patton could play, he was a great student of the game when we worked together! Now as Coach Patton, Peter is doing a wonderful job teaching young players how to improve their games".
Shooting Coach – San Antonio Spurs