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|Full name||Patrick Douglas Mountain|
|Date of birth||1 August 1976|
|Place of birth||Pontypridd, Wales|
|Wolverhampton Wanderers (Goalkeeper Coach)|
|1996||→ Barry Town (loan)||?||(?)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Mountain began his career at Barry Town and appeared for them in the UEFA Cup where he helped them to a win over BVSC Budapest before bring eliminated by Aberdeen. His impressive performances caused Cardiff City to take notice and he signed for them on a non-contract basis as cover. Following an injury to the first choice goalkeeper he started a handful of games for the Bluebirds, making his debut in a 2-1 defeat against Mansfield Town. During his time at the club he went on loan to Barry Town eventually returning to them on a permanent deal. He left Barry Town to sign for Yeovil Town in 1998 and eventually moved on to Newport County via Gloucester City. He went on to make over 200 appearances for the side and won player of the year awards on two separate occasions .
He was eventually forced to retire at the age of just 27 due to persistent knee problems which, despite having three major operations on, he could not recover from.
After being forced to retire from playing through injury, Pat became one of the youngest people ever to obtain UEFA's outfield and goalkeeping coaching 'A' licenses. He is also an FA accredited tutor of goalkeepers and has both their 'A' and 'B' license qualifications.
Pat started his coaching career at Cardiff City working with the academy goalkeepers before moving on to work with Cheltenham Town and Hereford United as first team goalkeeper coach.
On 7 August 2008 it was confirmed that Mountain had signed for Football League Championship club Wolverhampton Wanderers as their Goalkeeper Coach replacing Bobby Mimms. Mountain has worked with former Wolves associates in John Ward, Keith Downing and Graham Turner.