Pat Durant is serving as the communications contact on his second U.S. National Team and first time with the U.S. Women’s National Under-18 Team. A year ago, he filled a similar role for the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team that won the 2016 (Dec.) World Sled Hockey Challenge in Charlottetown, PEI.
Durant, who was hired as USA Hockey's digital content coordinator in July 2017, focuses on producing digital content across all USA Hockey platforms, including the USAHockey.com network and all of the organization’s social media channels.
Durant transitioned to his current position after serving as the Brian Fishman Intern within USA Hockey’s communications department starting in June 2016.
Before joining USA Hockey, Durant served as a media relations assistant in Ohio University’s athletic department and led communications for Ohio University’s ACHA Division I men’s hockey team for the 2015-16 campaign.
In addition, Durant spent time with the Cincinnati Bengals as a game day marketing assistant for the 2015 season and has also been a featured writer for the Professional Hockey Players Association.
A 2014 graduate of Le Moyne College, Durant earned his bachelor’s degree in communications before going on to earn master's degrees in business administration and sports administration at Ohio University in 2015 and 2016.