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Life on the Hill Q&A: Star soccer player's coach
Patrick Means
Patrick Means is assistant girls soccer coach at Richmond Hill High School. - photo by Photo provided.

Patrick Means, RHHS assistant girls soccer coach talks about Sabria Marquez

Q: How is Sabria as a soccer player?

A: She is a very versatile and confident player. She keeps the team loose, but also has a fire to win. For someone so small, she has incredible power on her shots.

Q: What made you want to be a coach?

A: To be able to impact young people to become better mothers, fathers, husbands, wives, and men and women. It is the most rewarding experience to see your player accomplish something that they never thought possible due to your guidance.

Q: What influence do you have in Sabria’s soccer career? How long have you coached her?

A: Coached Sabria for three years. I hope I have helped her see the bigger picture of how much she impacts her team and that she is someone that people naturally follow.

Q: What has the Richmond Hill community done for the athletics at RHHS?

A: The support has been fantastic. From going to the primary and elementary schools to the fans coming to the game, it’s been a blast

Q: What do you like to instill in all your players?

A: That you can push yourself to do anything as long as you’re willing

Q: What are your hopes for Sabria while she is at Point University?

A: To be successful on and off the field and earn a degree while playing a game she loves.

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