Colin Patterson has made an impact at various levels of hockey as a player and coach. He won a NCAA Championship in 1965 as a member of Michigan Tech. He later played with the Kimberly Dynamiters.

Patterson coached in numerous leagues including the Swiss Elite League, Assistant Coach with Memorial Cup Champion Kootenay Ice, Head Coach Tri City Americans, Coach of the Peterborough Phantoms of the British Pro League.

Patterson also coached Canada at the Spengler Cup and Izvestia Championships. He was the recipient of the Gordon Juckes Award for his contribution to hockey in Canada, Colin was also named BC Coach of the Year. .. Colin wrote a highly acclaimed “Lesson Plan” for the CAHA. He is a retired school teacher from Cranbrook, British Columbia.