From 2017 through 2020, Patrick Riccards served on the coaching staff for the West Windsor-Plainsboro (NJ) Wildcats Cheer team, working with WWP’s Junior Pee Wee, Pee Wee, and Junior Varsity squads. His PW squad took second place at YCADA Globals and his JV squad earned a top 10 finish at Pop Warner Nationals.
The founder of the Driving Force Institute for Public Engagement and its Untold History initiative, Pat is author of the Indie Book Award-winning Dadprovement: A Journey from Careerist to Adoptive Father to a Real Husband and Dad and the lead editor and contributing author of Why Kids Still Can’t Read: Continuing to Challenge the Status Quo in Education. He also writes and engages on social media as Eduflack.
Pat lives in Florence, South Carolina with his wife, Jennifer, and children, Michael and Anna.