Date and Place of Birth >
1962, Ales, France
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Patrick is a 5 time European medallist, World medallist, and won 5th place in the 1998 Olympic Games in Seoul. Following a successful period as the National Junior Coach of France, Patrick has spent the last 15 years creating the coach education curriculum for the French Judo Federation.
Patrick was an elite judo player from 1980-1988, a national coach from 1991-1998 and a coach education assistant 1998-2007.
He has a Bachelor of Sports Science and Diploma from the National Institute of Sport, Paris.
Patrick’s interest in judo started in 1972; he began to coach in 1990 and joined Team Bath January 2008.
Competitive Record >
European Champion 1987
Bronze medal, World Championships, Essen 1987
5th place Olympic Games, Seoul 1988
Coached World Class players in France