Patrick O'Driscoll
Patrick O'Driscoll
Head Coach
pjo120@psu.edu
Pennsylvania State University, Erie, the Behrend

Division 3


Patrick O'Driscoll prepares to embark on his 14th season as the head coach of the Behrend Lions women's soccer program. ODriscoll has led the program to compete in 10 out of 12 AMCC Championship games, claiming titles in the 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 seasons. He has bolstered the winning soccer tradition at Behrend, forging a 174-84-18 record over his 13 seasons at the helm.

Last season, the Lions made their 10th appearance in the NCAA Division III Tournament after capturing the program's seventh straight and 13th overall AMCC Championship, while posting an impressive 9-0 mark in conference play. 

In addition to coaching at Behrend, O'Driscoll played soccer for the Fort Wayne Fever in Indiana in the Premier Development League (PDL) during the summers of 2003 and 2005. O'Driscoll spent four successful years playing for NAIA power National American University of South Dakota. As a four-year player for the Mavericks, O'Driscoll helped steer the team toward three regional championship appearances, one national tournament bid, and a No. 11 national ranking. In his junior and senior year, O'Driscoll earned all-section honors and was tabbed team MVP as a senior.

O'Driscoll came to South Dakota from Aberdeen, Scotland. As a youth player in Scotland, he played for Glasgow Celtic F.C. and represented his country on the Scottish Schoolboys teams.

O'Driscoll earned his bachelor's of science degree in business administration from National American University in 2001, and his master's in business administration in 2003 from Behrend. He also earned second master's degree in exercise science and health promotion in 2015.

In addition to serving as the head coach, he is a lecturer in the health and physical education department. ODriscoll holds a U.S.S.F "A" License, U.S. Soccer Youth License, SFA Level 2 Youth License and a SFA Level 2 GK License.