Nashville names Patrick Borer as new head coach
May 22, 2017
The Nashville Jr. Predators, proud members of the NA3HL, are very excited to announce that Patrick Borer has been named the team’s new head coach.
Borer spent this past season as an assistant coach for SUNY-Potsdam (NCAA Division III), where his responsibilities included assisting with daily practices, working with players 1 on 1, and leading the team’s special teams. He was also heavily involved with player recruitment and day-to-day operations for the Bears.
Borer brings strong scouting experience with him as well, formerly serving as a regional scout for the Minnesota Wilderness of the North American Hockey League (NAHL).
"Pat clearly understands that our top two priorities here in Nashville are development and advancement of our players. He has an outstanding network in junior and NCAA hockey and he is a tireless worker and communicator. He will help our players achieve their goals," stated former NHL player and Jr. Predators General Manager, JP Dumont.
Borer has additional coaching experience as an assistant varsity coach for Armstrong/Cooper High School in New Hope, Minnesota. Borer also has worked for Competitive Edge Hockey and Charleston's Overspeed Hockey Training for the last several seasons. He has served as an on-ice and off-ice instructor with both forwards and defensemen in all systems.
Pat is a native of Golden Valley, Minnesota. Borer graduated from the University of New England in May where he earned a bachelor's in sports and recreational management. During his time at New England Borer played in a total of 54 games as a defenseman over the course of two seasons for the Nor'easters. Borer also spent one year playing Division I hockey for Niagara University during the 2011-12 season.
"Pat will be a tremendous asset and will grow the TPH network further, which in turn creates more opportunities for Nashville players," stated Chris Mason, President of TPH Nashville.