Patrick Basil joins Hamilton athletic department staff

Patrick Basil is Hamilton College's Head Strength and Conditioning Coach and Assistant Director of Blood Fitness Center.
Patrick Basil is Hamilton College's Head Strength and Conditioning Coach and Assistant Director of Blood Fitness Center.

Patrick Basil, previously an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Division I Bryant University since March 2015, has been named Hamilton College's Head Strength and Conditioning Coach and Assistant Director of Blood Fitness Center.

"I'm beyond excited to join such a great community and work with these elite caliber student-athletes," Basil said. "We're going to build something great here and I can't wait to get started."

Basil designed and implemented in- and off-season strength and conditioning programs for the field hockey, men's soccer, men's and women's swimming and diving, and men's golf teams at Bryant. He assisted with the football, baseball, basketball and men's and women's lacrosse teams. He has also served as head strength and conditioning coach and assistant football coach at SUNY Maritime College, as well as a strength and conditioning intern at the University of Connecticut and Bryant.

"We are excited to add Patrick to our staff," Assistant Director of Athletics for Sports Medicine and Performance, Scott Siddon said. "His enthusiasm is contagious and we can't wait for our student-athletes to meet him."

Basil is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist® by the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and has his USA-W and Reflexive Performance Reset Level 1 certifications. He has made presentations at the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) national convention and on the AFCA "Inside the Headset" podcast.

Basil has his bachelor's degree in applied psychology from Bryant and his master's in exercise science with a concentration in sports performance training from Concordia University Chicago. He played football at Bryant from 2010 to 2013 and was a long snapper, defensive lineman and fullback for the Bulldogs. He appeared in all 34 games from the start of his sophomore year through the end of his college career. He hails from Amityville, N.Y., and graduated from St. Anthony's High School on Long Island.