Donovan Anthony Patterson

Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

dpatterson@smww.com


Donovan is currently a Football (Soccer) Agent Advisor with Sports Management Worldwide. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Physical And Health Education and a Bachelor of Education from York University, Toronto, Canada, with a Masters Degree in Education Administration and Supervision. Donovan has been involved in sports at many levels from player to coach to referee to Football League President and with many age groups – youth to College/University players. Donovan has worked in education for over 23 years, in the capacity of a Physical Education Teacher and Head Coach, to a Vice Principal and is currently an integral part of the Senior Leadership Team at his present school in the Middle East. Donovan has helped many High School students go on to achieve College scholarships in sports such as track and field, basketball and Football/Soccer. Donovan is more than capable of representing his Clients in all legalities, contract negotiations, endorsements, sponsorships and recruitment. Donovan is a family man, with five children of his own, and will treat you as his own family while mentoring you; he has been living in the UAE for three years now and enjoys all that this beautiful country has to offer - including getaways to Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Learning the Arabic language and culture has been a welcoming new experience, one that has lead to long lasting friendships. Donovan is well travelled, having visited places such as: London (UK), Paris, Spain, Sri Lanka, Jamaica, New York, Miami, Morocco, Cuba, Bahamas and Gibraltar. In his spare time, Donovan enjoys watching sports - live and on television, reading, and of course playing soccer, basketball and tennis. Donovan was mentored by Dr. Lynn Lashbrook, from Portland, Oregon, USA and John Print, from London, UK and is fortunate to begin the next chapter of his career life with SMWW. Donovan is widely respected among his peers, for his proven ability to mentor all under his tutelage. Without reservation, he is the voice for the athletes wanting to reach the next level of their career.



Education
Bachelor Of Arts - Physical Education, Science, English, 1992


Bachelor Of Education - 1994


Masters Of Education - Administration and Supervision, 2012 

Soccer Sports Agent Advisor, 2015

 

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