Pat Ferrill

Senior Vice President

Flyers Skate Zone

Pat Ferrill has over 30 years of hockey coaching and teaching experience and is entering his 14th season of coaching Virtua Hockey (formerly Team Comcast).  Pat's teams have attended USA Hockey's National Championships on six different occasions.  During his coaching career, Pat has worked with over 100 players that have earned the opportunity to play Division I NCAA hockey, while helping thousands of players to foster a love for the great game of hockey.

He also currently serves as Head Coach of the Philadelphia Flyers Quebec PeeWee team (17 years), and has coached and trained hundreds of high level players during his 26 years as a coach in the Atlantic District USA Hockey Player Development Program.

Pat's teams are known for their competitive attack, relentless pursuit and resilience to overcome adversity.  His players are held to high standards, learning to be accountable and responsible while being expected to bring a positive attitude and exceptional work ethic to the rink every day. 

His broad range of hockey coaching experience spans many various positions, including:

  • Head Coach of Villanova University’s ECAC Division III Varsity Men’s Ice Hockey Team (6 yrs)
  • Head Coach of University of Pennsylvania ACHA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Team (1 yr)
  • Head Coach of West Chester Henderson Varsity High School team (3 yrs)
  • Head Coach at various levels of the Quakers Youth Hockey Club (Mites through PeeWee) (6 yrs)
  • Head Coach of the Philadelphia Junior Flyers (PeeWee through 16U) (6 yrs)
  • Assistant Coach for Chicago Showcase Teams Philadelphia (14 yrs)
  • Assistant Coach for the Junior Team at the PA Keystone State Games (12 yrs)
  • Head Coach for the Bantam Team at the PA Keystone State Games (3 yrs)

In addition to years of ice hockey coaching experience, Pat also has previous experience with InLine Hockey Coaching. He served as Head Coach for the US National Junior Team that won a silver medal at the 1998 World Junior Challenge, held in Corona California, as well as serving as an Assistant Coach & Team Leader for the US Men’s National Team that received a gold medal at the 1999 World Championships in Helsinki, Finland.

Pat earned his Masters Level Accreditation from USA Hockey at their 1996 Level 5 clinic in Boston, MA.