Pat epitomizes the traits that Career Athletes is founded on
Kansas City, Mo (PRWEB) April 19, 2009
Career Athletes, the leading career education and resource provider for graduating and alumni collegiate athletes, is excited to announce that former Notre Dame Big East Player of the Year and 10 season NBA veteran Pat Garrity has joined its advisory board.
"Pat epitomizes the traits that Career Athletes is founded on," said Chris Smith, CEO of Career Athletes. "To be able to graduate magna cum laude from an institution such as Notre Dame while competing athletically at such a high level is a testament to the accountability, discipline and work ethic that contribute to the success athletes enjoy in all facets of life. We look forward to Pat's experience and leadership in our efforts to continue strengthening Career Athletes."
Patrick Garrity graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Science Pre-Professional Studies (pre-med) from the University of Notre Dame. He was named the Big East Player of the Year for men's basketball in 1997, the Big East Student Athlete of the Year for men's basketball in 1998, NABC/Chevrolet Second Team All-American and the GTE Academic All-American of the Year for men's basketball in 1998. While at the University of Notre Dame, he also performed research aimed at the discovery, characterization and synthesis of novel antibiotic drugs for the organic chemistry laboratory of Dr. Paul Helquist. In 1998, he was one of two honorees for the school's most prestigious award for student athletes, the Byron V. Kanaley award. Pat played 10 seasons for the Phoenix Suns and Orlando Magic.
About Career Athletes, LLC.
Career Athletes is the leading provider of a wide range of dedicated career development services and software within collegiate athletics. Since the inception of our roots back in 1998-to-date, athletes in every sport, from over 1,200 individual colleges and universities nationwide, have utilized Career Athletes as a valuable tool in their transition from athletics to the workplace.
Career Athletes possesses the largest member based community of current/alumni student-athletes, representing a growing legion of athletes, athletic departments and hundreds of national, regional and local employers. Today, our on-campus training and development seminars to student-athletes are the most relied upon in the nation, with over 800 seminars conducted and over 250,000 student-athletes educated on-campus within college athletic departments at the NCAA, NAIA and Junior Colleges level.