Pat Norris began working as the equipment manager for the Bob Devaney Sports Center in 2004. A member of the American Equipment Managers Association (AEMA), Norris passed his certification test in 2009 and currently holds an E.M.C. designation. Within the Devaney Center, he is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations for equipment checkout and upkeep for seven Husker teams, including the men's basketball team. He worked in a similar position as a student from 1997 to 1999.
Before joining the Husker staff, Norris worked five years in Chicago. He was an installations billing coordinator at Hub Group Distribution Services and an account manager at SCR Companies.
Norris married the former Elizabeth Fonfara in September of 2007, and the couple has a five-year old daughter, Parker, a three-year-old son, Charlie, and an infant daughter, Maisy.