Patrick Whalen

Recreation and Outdoor Programs

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Currier Gym
P: 909.748.8017

About Patrick

Patrick has engaged in outdoor education and leadership for over a decade. After graduating from the University of Redlands in 2007 with a Bachelor's in Liberal Studies and a Baseball SCIAC championship, he continued to work for Outdoor Program as the in-house rock climbing guide.  After an extended foray in the private sector working for Esri, the retailer REI and in the solar industry, Patrick returned to higher education as the Assistant Director of Recreation in 2016.  He completed a Master of Business Administration from the Redlands School of Business in 2019 and stepped into the role of Director of Recreation and Outdoor Programs in 2021.  A lifelong outdoor enthusiast, he is working to further the tradition of providing innovative, accessible, high-impact recreational and experiential learning opportunities for Redlands students.