Raina Patricia is the wife of defensive coordinator for the New England Patriots Matt Patricia. He joined the Patriots in 2004, first as their offensive coaching assistant and second as an offensive line coach. Prior to that he was a college coach. Throughout the years with New England, Patricia has served as a linebackers coach, safeties coach, and ultimately defensive coordinator since 2012.
Raina’s NFL stud was born on September 13, 1974, in Sherrill, New York. He first graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute aka RPI with a majored in aeronautical engineering in 1996, in addition to that, got his master’s degree in education from the University of Massachusetts. While in RPI he played as an offensive lineman.
His coaching career started as a graduate assistant at RPI after he graduated. Subsequently, in 1999 served as defensive line coach at Amherst College before joining Syracuse University on 2001.
Moreover, under coach Belichick, Matt joined New England in 2003; first as an offensive coaching assistant, second as assistant offensive line coach, third as linebackers and safeties coach and ultimately defensive coordinator in 2012.