Matt Patricia is an American football coach who currently is associated with the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL) as the head coach. He has also worked as the defensive coordinator for the New England Patriots of the NFL.
Matt Patricia's early life
He was born on September 13, 1974, Sherrill, New York, the United States. He was raised in his birthplace along with his siblings. He is of American nationality and his ethnicity is white.
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He joined Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he matriculated and also was a four-year letterman as a center and guard with the Engineers football team.
He earned a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering from RPI in 1996.
Matt Patricia's career
After completion of his bachelor degree, Patricia started his coaching career as a graduate assistant. After working two years as an application engineer with Hoffman Air & Filtration Systems in East Syracuse, New York.
He got an offer to maintain nuclear submarines and aircraft carriers with the Westinghouse Electric Company for a $100,000 per year. However, he decided to work as the defensive line coach at Amherst College.
After some year, Patricia joined the Patriots under head coach Bill Belichick as an offensive coaching assistant. After a year, he was reassigned as the Patriots' assistant offensive line coach.
Later Patricia became the safeties coach in 2011. Next year, he was named as defensive coordinator. Similarly, he received permission from patriots to interview for the head coach position of the Cleveland Browns; however, he would remain with the Patriots as defensive coordinator.
Matt worked with the Patriots for 14 years from 2004-17, under various positions, and Patriots have won three Super Bowls with him including Super Bowl XXXIX in 2004, Super Bowl XLIX in 2014 and Super Bowl LI in 2016.
On January 1, 2018, the date know as NFL Balck Monday, it was revealed that Detroit Lions and New York Giants have eyes on him, and on February 5, 2018, was appointed as the head coach of the Detroit.
Matt Patricia's personal life
He married his long-term girlfriend, Raina Patricia, after dating her for several years. The married couple blessed with two sons, Dominic and Dante, and a daughter, Giamina.
Besides his current spouse, he has not revealed his other affairs. He lives a happy married life along with his wife and children. There is no rumor about his divorce and extramarital affairs.
Matt Patricia's net worth
Patricia is a talented, active and influencing defensive coordinator, who earns an average amount of money. He has also worked for numerous football club, from which he must have collected a big chunk of amount; however, the exact figure of his net worth is under review.
Some sites have mentioned that Matt Patricia might be holding a net worth of $3 million.