USOC Athlete Career Program Member Spotlight: Pat Meek

Pat Meek is a member of the U.S. Long Track Speedskating team and part of the USOC Athlete Career Program sponsored by Adecco. The Athlete Career Program helps aspiring Olympic and Paralympic athletes find flexible job opportunities that afford them the time and financial resources necessary to train and prepare for competition.

Born in the Chicago suburb of Evanston, Illinois, Pat is a third-generation speedskater. With the help of his father and a 10-gallon bucket, he began speedskating when he was just two years old. His father continued to coach him all the way through high school, and instilled in Pat a love of the sport and pride of continuing the family tradition.

After high school, Meek moved to Salt Lake City, Utah to develop his speedskating career. In 2006, Pat made the U.S. team and has been training ever since. He’s discovered that his talent is in distance skating and is now a member of the U.S. National Long Track Program. He spends six to eight hours a day, six days a week training on the ice or in the gym. Pat is thrilled to be heading to Sochi, where he wants to show the world that he’s one of the best.

In his USOC Athlete Career Program video, Pat talks about his strong determination to reach his goals. He also explains that partnering with Adecco has enabled him to work with a diverse group of people and provided him the resources and mentorship to help “bridge the gap” once his skating career is finished.

If your organization is interested in hiring an elite athlete like Pat, or you’re an elite athlete who’s ready to start training for your next big challenge, click here for more info on the USOC Athlete Career Program.  Go Team USA!


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