Getting To Know Steve Patterson
Athletics Director Steve Patterson recently took time to answer a plethora of questions compiled from suggestions by Sun Devil Athletics staff members. Here is Part 1, in a two part series of Getting To Know Steve Patterson.
MLB players pick a song to play on the PA system when they step up to the plate. You are a MLB player. What song is playing as you dig into the batter’s box?
A movie you have watched more than once and will watch again…
The Wizard of Oz, seen it over 50 times. Still love it.
Past ASU athlete you wish you could have watched compete…
Curley Culp, loved him as an Oiler
Who’s your favorite singer/band and album?
U-2, Achtung Baby
Are you a good dancer?
Of course, just don’t ask my wife that question.
When is the last time you danced?
What is one of your favorite quotes?
“Always do that which you are afraid to do.”- Rose Kennedy
What chore do you absolutely hate doing?
Putting the dishes away
What is your favorite form of exercise?
Yoga or skiing
What is your favorite season?
If you could choose to stay a certain age forever, what age would it be?
Who has been the biggest influence on your professional career?
If you could witness any event past, present or future, what would it be?
When we meet someone from another planet.
If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?
If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet?
If you could know the answer to any question, besides “What is the meaning of life?” what would it be?
Why do some golf courses say put the rake in the sand trap and others say leave it out?
When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time?
What did you do growing up that got you into trouble?
Mouthing off to teachers.
What is something you learned in the last week?
How much travertine costs per square foot.
What story does your family always tell about you?
How they used to have to lead me to school late after I spent all, morning doing something like looking at bugs on trees.
Would you rather see a movie at the theater or at home on DVD? Why?
Theatre, I like big screens.
Click here to watch a recent interview with Patterson about the upcoming season.