Kenneth Brian Patterson (born July 8, 1964 in Costa Mesa, California), is a former professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues from 1988-1994. Patterson taught private lessons in the Central Texas area from 1998-2004 before beginning his coaching career as a rookie league pitching coach for the Batavia (NY) Muckdogs of the Philadelphia Phillies organization in 2005. He then coached the Arkansas Travelers, a Los Angeles of Anaheim affiliate, from 2006 to 2010. He earned the Texas League Mike Coolbaugh Coach of the Year award in 2009. Ken Patterson is currently a pitching coach for the McLennan Community College Highlanders in Waco, Texas, where he was a member of the 1983 NJCAA National Championship team.