Patrick Ianni founded Ianni Training after enjoying a playing career that included the following:
- U.S. Olympian
- 8x All-American
- MLS Goal of the Year
- 3-Time U.S. Open Cup Champion
- 2-Time MLS Cup Champion
- Captain of UCLA and USA Olympic Team
Upon finishing his playing career, Patrick chose to tackle a massive issue in the sports world: the stagnating effect that unconscious identification with shame, anger, depression, and anxiety on performance and well being for players, parents and coaches. For Patrick, soccer development and identity development go hand in hand. Patrick and his wife Christine have two children, Emi (5) and Tripp (2).