PAT BASTIEN enters his second season with the New York Jets and first as defensive assistant, after joining Robert Saleh's staff as an offensive assistant in July 2022. This marks Bastien's second year in the NFL, following multiple years at the collegiate level.
Prior to joining the Jets, Bastien served as a linebackers coach for Toledo, after spending time at Western Kentucky in 2021 as a linebackers coach.
Prior to that, Bastien held assistant coaching positions at Western Kentucky (2021), Marshall (2020), Georgia (2018-19), and Georgia Southern (2016-17). He began his coaching career at UCF as a defensive graduate assistant during the 2014 and 2015 seasons.
In 2017, Bastien was recognized by 247Sports as a "30under30" rising star. Prior to beginning his coaching career, Bastien was a four-time letterman at UAB (2009-13) and was named team captain his senior season. He graduated from UAB (2013) with a bachelor's degree in sports leadership. \
A native of Immokalee, FL, Bastien and his wife, Deborah, have six-year-old twins, son, Princeton, and daughter, Payton, and a one-year-old son, Patrick Elijah.
New York Jets | 2022-Present
Offensive Assistant - 2022-Present
Toledo | 2022
Linebackers Coach - 2022
Western Kentucky | 2021
Linebackers Coach - 2021
Marshall | 2020
Cornerbacks Coach - 2020
Georgia | 2018-19
Assistant Director of Player Development - 2018-19
Southern | 2018
Linebackers Coach - 2018
Georgia Southern | 2016-17
Linebackers Coach - 2016-17
Central Florida | 2014-15
Graduate Assistant Coach - 2014-15
University of Alabana-Birmingham (Linebacker) - 2009-13