Offensive Coordinator & Offensive Line Coach
2012 - Pat Meyer is in his first season as the Offensive Line Coach for the Montreal Alouettes. Meyer joins the Alouettes after spending the last four seasons with the Colorado State Rams. Most recently, he served as the Rams’ Offensive Coordinator in 2010 and 2011 and as their Offensive Line Coach from 2008 to 2011.
Prior to his stint with Colorado State, the Youngstown, OH native worked with the Florida State Seminoles football’s program as a strength coach in 2007.
Meyer, 40, also spent seven years in the North Carolina State athletic department. After four seasons from 2000 to 2003 as the football team's head strength and conditioning coach, Meyer was named head of the entire athletic department's strength programs, a role he held from 2004 to 2006.
Meyer helped to condition and train five first-round NFL draft choices, including Mario Williams (2006), Philip Rivers (2004), Manny Lawson (2006), Koren Robinson (2001), and John McCargo (2006).
Meyer launched his coaching career at the University of Memphis, where he spent one season as a graduate assistant in 1997. Shortly after, he worked in the Tigers' strength and conditioning department, including five months as the director, from January to May of 2000.
As a player, Meyer was an offensive linemen at Colorado State for four seasons from 1991 to 1994. That same year, he helped the Rams to a Holiday Bowl berth against Michigan.
Once his collegiate career was over, he was signed by the NFL's Arizona Cardinals in the spring of 1995. His career as a player also landed him in the Arena Football League, where he suited up for the Saint Louis Stampede during the 1996 season.
Meyer and his wife, Erin, have three daughters, Christina, Emma and Sophia. He earned his bachelor's degree in exercise and sports science from CSU in 1995.