Patrick Thiel is entering his first year as an assistant football coach for the Deacons, where he will be working with the running backs. Prior to working at Shanley, he spent the previous 5 years coaching 8th grade at Carl Ben Eielson Middle School including the last two years as Head Coach. Patrick played football for Darry Gleave at Minot High School. During Patrick’s two years on the varsity squad, the Magicians went 20-3 while playing in a state championship game.
Patrick graduated from NDSU is now a band director at Carl Ben Eielson. He lives with his wife, Brooke, in West Fargo.