Up to 30 young Saints fans began a week-long soccer school today at Richmond Park.
Over the week they will receive excellent coaching and will learn to play the Saints way.
David Long, a recent addition to the senior squad, joined the youngsters today in some of their coaching sessions.
David a young left back joined from St Francis earlier in the season had played for the Under 20 and A Championship sides before getting the call up to the senior squad.
Senior and first team players including Ryan Guy, James O'Brien and Brian Cash will all be dropping in over the course of the week to share some football tips and advice.
The youngsters will also receive tickets to see St Pat's in action in the Airtricity League when they host Sligo Rovers at home in Richmond Park on Friday 20th August with a 7.45pm kick off.