VP of CV Eagles
Over 45 years training, competing and coaching experience in Pole Vault.
MS State HS Champion and then onto vaulting for Mississippi State University. Highschool pole vault coach in Washington State for many years, yeilding numerous D1 university scholarship athletes during that time. Provided one of the largest indoor training facility in the NW for many years developing top HS and Collegiate athletes during that time. Sponsored track and field athletes and events for over 20 years. Raised 4 amazing children to become the best business leaders, menotrs, coaches, and people in the world along with 13 beautiful healthy grand children. I am truly blessed and continue to live a life of servie, coaching fellowship and winning.
We have worked very hard and have been granted the amazing opportunity to have this amazing track and field club as well as ground breaking foundation for all to enjoy. Come join us for memories that will last a lifetime.
Pole Vault and Jumps Coach/ Mentor
Pat competed at Sumner High School where he was a State Champion in 1986. From there he went to Highline Community College and was All- Conference before transferring to Washington State University where he was All PAC-10 and a member of the 1991 National Dual Meet Championship team as a Cougar. He went back to Highline CC as the Tack and Field Head coach for 5 years. He was the head pole vault and jumps coach for the University of Washington for over 20 years. He is now coaching for Pacific Lutheran University and has his personal club called Pat Licari Pole Vault Club in Tacoma, WA.
His coaching career has yielded:
3 Olympians 2008, 2012, 2016
7 NCAA National Champions
33 Conference Champions
64 All- Americans
2 gold, silver, bronze medalists at the world championships
Competitors in the Commonwealth Games, Pan-AM Games , Central & Caribbean Games
USATF Level 2 Certified