Pat Doherty

Position:
Assistant Coach

Experience:
Fifth Season

Alma Mater:
Lafayette '04

Pat Doherty

12/09/2013

House on the Hill: Implementing Analytics

By Featured Columnist Mandy Housenick

11/04/2013

Men's Basketball 2013-14 Season Preview

Leopards open campaign Friday at Villanova

09/28/2013

Men's Basketball Opens Preseason

Leopards return 11 letterwinners and three starters in 2013-14

03/01/2013

Homecoming 2012

by Mark Mohrman, Lafayette Athletic Communications

05/20/2012

Doherty and Williams Promoted; O'Connor Returns to Men's Hoops Staff

Leopards' coaching staff set for European trip to Belgium, England, France & Netherlands

03/01/2012

GoLeopards.com takes you inside the Lafayette locker room after the quarterfinal victory over Holy Cross

GoLeopards.com takes you inside the Lafayette locker room after the quarterfinal victory over Holy Cross

03/01/2012

Highlights from Lafayette's Patriot League Quarterfinal win over Holy Cross

Highlights from Lafayette's Patriot League Quarterfinal win over Holy Cross

01/02/2014

Lafayette vs. Army

Photos by Jeff Levy

09/28/2013

Men's Basketball Preseason

Men's basketball begins practice for 2013-14.

12/09/2012

Lafayette vs. Sacred Heart

Photos by Lafayette Athletic Communications

11/28/2012

Lafayette vs. Delaware Photo Gallery

Photos by Rick P. Smith

Contact Coach Doherty:
- Email: dohertyp@lafayette.edu
- Office: (610) 330-5477


Pat Doherty, a 2004 Lafayette graduate, is in his fifth season as an assistant coach on the men's basketball staff. In his first season as Fran O'Hanlon's top assistant, Doherty helped lead Lafayette back to the Patriot League Tournament Championship game and a second-place finish in the 2012-13 campaign. Doherty was also part of Lafayette's back-to-back appearances in the Patriot League Tournament Final in 2009-10 and 2010-11.

Doherty came to Lafayette following a season at Williams College. While there, he helped lead the Ephs to a 17-9 overall record and a 6-3 mark in the NESCAC. Williams advanced to the semifinals of the conference tournament in that 2008-09 season. In 2007-08, Doherty served as an assistant coach at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ). Prior to his time at TCNJ, he was an assistant varsity coach and head junior varsity coach at Central Bucks East High School in Doylestown, Pa. from 2006-07.

Doherty graduated Summa Cum Laude from Lafayette with a bachelor's degree in Philosophy and Spanish. He was selected as a Marquis Scholar, the college's highest academic scholarship. Doherty was a walk-on player for Lafayette during the 2000-01 season.

In addition, Doherty has worked with the Hoop Group as a coach and site facilitator and also served as a program director for PeacePlayers International in Northern Ireland. PeacePlayers is a non-profit organization that uses the game of basketball to unite and educate children and their communities in areas of the world that are historically characterized by strife. During his time in Northern Ireland, Doherty was a player/coach for Northstar Basketball Club.

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