Sara Patterson is excited to be in her second year at Pardes and her eighth year of teaching. Prior to coming to Pardes, Coach Sara taught physical education for six years at another independent school. In addition to teaching PE, Sara has been coaching after school sports for the past 16 years. At Pardes, Coach Sara teaches lower school physical education and middle school girls sports. Additionally, she is the eighth grade homeroom teacher. Coach Sara graduated from Grand Canyon University with a bachelor's degree in Psychology, and she is certified in sports life coaching. When she is not at school, she can be found at the gym, hiking in the mountains, or spending time with her family and three dogs.