SEAN PATTERSON begins his second season as one of the men’s basketball assistant coaches.
Patterson was born in Toledo, Ohio, and graduated from Toledo Bowsher High School in 1982. He was a two-sport athlete in basketball and baseball and was inducted into the high school hall of fame in 2019. Following his high school playing career, Patterson played collegiate basketball at the University of Wisconsin Parkside and Defiance College in Defiance, Ohio. Patterson scored more than 1,000 points and was among the all-time leaders in assists and steals per game.
Patterson brings 32 years of coaching experience to OLLU. He coached numerous NBA and international players for the All-Ohio Red Nike Basketball Club. While in Ohio, he also coached at St. John’s Jesuit High School in Toledo. Patterson coached in three Division 1 final four state championships while at St. John’s Jesuit High School. He also won three regional championships as an assistant and numerous district and city championships in his coaching career in Ohio.
George Patterson, Sean’s father, played in the NBA for the Detroit Pistons from 1967-1968.
He has been married for 34 years to Karen Patterson, and they have five children. Sean II, Abby, Kacie, Shea and Nicholas have all played or are playing in NCAA Division I and Division 2 sports. Patterson also has three grandchildren, Walker, Carsyn and Noah.
|1||Jordan Embry||SR||F||6-7||215||Paris, Texas||Paris High School|
|2||Joseph Anderson||SR||PG||6-3||190||Houston, Texas||Yates HS/NAU/Nevada/Albany|
|3||Lennox Jones||SR||PG||6-3||200||Richmond, Texas||George Ranch High School|
|4||Estefan Trevino||JR||SG||6-0||170||San Antonio, Texas||Holmes High School|
|5||Ruben Monzon||SR||F||6-5||188||San Diego, Calif.||Goose Creek HS/Texas A&M San Antonio|
|11||Xavier Woodington||SR||G||6-3||160||Honolulu, Hawaii||Brennan High School|
|13||Tommie Law||FR||PG||6-3||180||Semmes, Ala.||Mary C. Montgomery High School|
|14||Jamal Gaines||SR||C||6-8||260||Red Oak, Texas||Universal Academy/UTRGV|
|15||Oscar Maldonado||JR||SG||6-5||195||Greeley, Colo.||Northridge HS/Lamar/NW Oklahoma|
|22||Marlon Williams||SR||G||6-2||193||Jacksonville, Fla.||United High School/UTRGV|
|23||Xavier Purnell||FR||G||6-3||195||Stafford, Va.||Brooke Point / Macduffie|
|24||Georges Darwiche||SR||PG||6-1||183||Bucharest, Romania||Gheorghe Lazar/Siena College|
|25||Jonathan Sanchez||SR||PF/C||6-7||250||McAllen, Texas||Memorial High School/Rice University|
|33||Cedric Cook||FR||PF||6-7||225||Houston, Texas||Woodlands Christian/Concordia Lutheran|
|0||Ellis Jones||JR||G||6-0||185||Houston, Texas||Langham Creek HS/Texas A&M-Kingsville|