|Born||August 22, 1979|
|Edmonton, Alberta, Canada|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Competitor for Canada|
Patrick Anderson (born August 22, 1979 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a Canadian professional wheelchair basketball player. Patrick started playing wheelchair basketball as a very talented junior player in 1990. He handled himself as if he were a veteran and completely dominated his much older and seasoned opponents.
A man who doesn't just wait for things to happen, Patrick is proactive and makes them happen. After High School he received a wheelchair basketball scholarship in the United States at the University of Illinois. He has played on the Canadian National Team since 1998 and is coached by Mike Frogley. He is arguably the best player in the world.
Patrick is a great role model and fabulous ambassador for the sport. He spent the last year playing in Australia and Germany.
- 2006 Gold Medalist at the Paralympic World Cup in Manchester, England
- 2006 Gold Medalist at the Americas Qualification Tournament in Colorado, USA
- 2006 Gold Medalist Osaka Cup held in Osaka, Japan
- 2004 Gold Medalist at the Athens Paralympic Games in Greece
- 2003 Gold Medalist at the Qualification Tournament in Argentina
- 2002 Bronze Medalist at Gold Cup World Championships in Kitakyushu, Japan and selected to All Star Team
- 2002 Gold Medalist at the Qualification Tournament in Brazil and awarded MVP
- 2001 Gold Medalist at Junior World Championships in Blumenau, Brazil and awarded MVP
- 2000 Gold Medalist at the Sydney Paralympic Games in Australia
- 1999 Silver Medalist at Qualification Tournament in Mexico City, Mexico
- 1998 Bronze Medalist at Gold Cup World Championships and selected to All Star team
- 1998 Silver Medalist at Qualification Tournament in Winnipeg, Canada
- 1997 Gold Medalist at Junior World Championships in Toronto, Canada and awarded MVP