Pat McKenna begins his seventh year as the associate director of athletic communications, working primarily with the UConn women's basketball teams.
McKenna spent the previous six years serving as the assistant sports information director at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. While at Xavier, McKenna was the primary media relations contact for the men's soccer, women's basketball and men's golf teams.
Prior to his time at Xavier, McKenna served as an athletic communications assistant at UConn and worked primarily with the women's soccer, women's ice hockey and baseball teams.
McKenna graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2003 with a degree in history. He and his wife, Beth, live in Wethersfield with their son, Patrick, born on September 16, 2016 and their dog, Gus.