Pat Barry
Knox College
Pat Barry
Head Coach
Division 3

Pat Barry joined the Prairie Fire staff as the head volleyball coach in December of 2018. He comes to Knox after a stint as an assistant coach at The University of Louisiana. He has experience at the club volleyball level and played collegiately at Carthage College. Barry was an All-American at Carthage and competed in the NCAA Division III Men's Volleyball Championship in 2012. He is top-10 in Carthage history in kills (844), points (988), digs per set (3.32), and points per set (3.89). He also holds the school season record for kills per set (4.27). Barry has previous experience coaching at the Division III level at Dominican University. He also had stops as a volunteer coach with Division I schools Loyola University and Northwestern University. Barry has five years of experience at the club level, including two years as a Program Director for Division1 Volleyball Club in the Chicago area. Barry is a 2015 graduate of Carthage College, where he earned his bachelor of arts in Broad Field Social Science. He double minored in Secondary Education and Womens and Gender Studies.