Coach (Mike) Patterson will be entering his third season coaching football at South where he coaches the varsity offensive line. Coach Patterson’s previous coaching consisted of serving as the Rebel’s Freshman Head Coach, as well as being the varsity defensive line coach at George Washington High School for two years. Patterson will be entering his 5th year as PE teacher for Denver Public Schools at the Contemporary Learning Academy (CLA). During Patterson’s high school career, he was a unanimous selection to the Nebraska All-State Football Team by both the Omaha World-Herald, and Lincoln Journal Star during his senior season. His high school success on the field, as well as in the classroom earned him a football scholarship at the University of Sioux Falls where he was a part of two NAIA National Championship teams. When he’s not in the classroom or on the field, Mike enjoys the great outdoors and traveling abroad.