Fitchburg State names ex-American International goalie Patty new assistant coach

tom_pattyTom Patty has been named the new assistant coach at Fitchburg State.

Patty was a goaltender at American International from 1997 to 2001 and graduated with a degree in secondary education, liberal studies with a strong focus in mathematics.

After college, Patty spent 2001 to 2003 playing professional hockey in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and the United States.

He is currently a graduate student at Fitchburg State, pursuing a Master of Education in curriculum and teaching and between playing and coaching, has been in the game of hockey more than 30 years.