Patrick Burke is a Professional Scout for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League. A 2006 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, he is in his fifth year with the Flyers. Prior to working for Philadelphia, Patrick also worked in various roles for the New England Patriots, Anaheim Ducks, Vancouver Canucks, and Washington Capitals.
Patrick currently attends law school at New England Law of Boston while residing in the city. The 2010 Co-Sportsperson of the Year for Outsports.com, Patrick’s advocacy is done as an on-going tribute to his late brother Brendan, who was one of the first people associated with the National Hockey League to come out as openly gay. Brendan also served as the student manager for the Miami University ice hockey team, and the love and acceptance shown by his teammates and family is an on-going inspiration for the sports world.