Taekwondo Analyst

Pat Croce returns to NBC Sports Group as a taekwondo analyst for the 2016 Olympic Games. Croce previously covered taekwondo during the 2006 Summer Olympic Games in Athens.

Before joining NBC Sports Group, Croce served as president and part-owner of the Philadelphia 76ers from March 1996 until his resignation on July 25, 2001.  During his tenure as president, his fan-friendly demeanor, emphasis on customer service and enthusiasm helped rebuild and restore “Sixers pride” in Philadelphia, which subsequently increased game attendance by 92 percent

Croce is also a first-degree black belt in taekwondo and has won national and international age group competitions.  His extensive community efforts include support of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Project HOME, and the Police Athletic League.

A 1977 cum laude graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, he and his wife Diane reside in suburban Philadelphia, Pa., with their two children, Kelly and Michael.