Saturday, August 11 at 7 AM the Grant Men’s Ministry will be hosting a guest speaker and fellowship at Cronk’s Oakridge Restaurant in Newaygo.
The guest speaker is Pat Combs, who spent eight seasons playing professional baseball for the Philadelphia Phillies and Milwaukee Brewers baseball clubs from 1988-1996. As a collegiate athlete, Pat represented the United States as a national baseball player for Team USA. The US team won the gold medal at the Seoul Olympics in 1988. Pat received All-American and Academic All-American honors as a baseball player at Baylor University, where he was later inducted into the Baylor University Athletic Hall of Fame and All-Century Team. Pat graduated with honors and earned a business management degree after completing coursework at Rice University, Baylor University, and the University of Phoenix.
When you meet Pat, his passion for people, excellence, growth, coaching, and bringing out the best in others is quickly recognized.
Currently, Pat serves on boards for several non-profit companies, on the Board of Trustees at East Texas Baptist University, and is an active member in The CEO Forum Spiritual Leadership Institute. He and wife, Christina, have three sons: Carson, Conner, and Casey. Pat continues to coach summer select baseball, enjoys mentoring young athletes, and is an active men’s discipleship ministry leader in Southlake, Texas.
Pat was a member of the Gold Medal Olympic team in 1988.
He currently works part time for Fox Sports as a TV color commentator for college baseball.
Cronk’s Oakridge Restaurant in Newaygo is located at 9103 Mason Drive in Newaygo. All men who are interested in hearing Pat Combs speak are welcome.