Dave Patenaude - Developing a Freshman QBby Lauren's First and Goal
Coach Dave Patenaude talks about the way he believes is best regarding training and preparing a freshman quarterback. It is not what you know but what they can translate to the field.
Dave Patenaude is in his second season as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Georgia Tech. Patenaude is a 29-year collegiate coaching veteran with 13 years of experience as an offensive coordinator at Georgia Tech (2019-pres.), Temple (2017-18), Coastal Carolina (2012-16), Georgetown (2010-11), Hofstra (2008-09) and Columbia (2001). He also served as head coach at New Haven for two seasons (2002-03). In his two seasons at Temple, the Owls had two of the three highest single-season passing totals in school history. In 2018, TU boasted one of the top two rushers in the American Athletic Conference (Ryquell Armstrong – 109.8 ypg) and one of the top three receivers in the AAC (Randle Jones – 19.35 ypr). Patenaude and his wife, Christine, have two daughters: Eva and Estelle.