Public Figure Profiles

Pat O'Dea

Patrick John "Kangaroo Kicker" O'Dea (17 March 1872 – 5 April 1962) was an Australian rules and American football player and coach. An Australian by birth, O'Dea played Australian rules football for the Melbourne Football Club in the Victorian Football Association (VFA). In 1898 and 1899, O'Dea played American football at the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the United States, where he excelled in the kicking game. He then served as the head football coach at the University of Notre Dame from 1900 to 1901 and at the University of Missouri in 1902, compiling a career college football record of 19–7–2.

Following his Australian Rules and American Football careers, O'Dea deliberately disappeared from the public eye, however he helped popularise Australian rules football in the United States as a participation sport while working in San Francisco by training schoolchildren in the kicking game.O'Dea was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a player in 1962.

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Some of their strengths

Pat O'Dea has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Intelligent, Smart, Creative, Intuitive, Imaginative, Charming, and Energetic.

Soulful and Understanding

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Pat O'Dea is someone who is a soulful, understanding, and conscious person, who combines smarts with a deep talent for creativity and imagination. A person who is known for being a good partner.

Passionate and Intense

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Pat O'Dea well know them as someone who can be passionate, proud, and intense, like the sun or a blazing fire.

Independent and Organized

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Pat O'Dea as someone who is independent, organized, inventive, and generous.

A person who is curious and a loves learning, who seems to always know what to say, who has an optimism that can overcome any difficult situation, and who seems to be able to master almost any skill.

Emotionally Intelligent and Intuitive

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Pat O'Dea is someone who tends to have strong emotional intelligence and intuition, and who can be a catalyst of change for others.

They are also someone who is curious, dynamic, and positive, and who enjoys inspiring and communicating with other people.

Creative and Imaginative

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Pat O'Dea tends to be someone who is sensitive, imaginative, creative, and somewhat of a dreamer. Who is intuitive and compassionate, and who has a friendly, easygoing, calming and relaxing effect on people and for whom friends and family mean the world.

Some of Pat O'Dea's challenges

While Pat O'Dea has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Pat O'Dea can be Indecisive, Materialistic, Unrealistic, Hypocritical, Self-centered, Difficult, and Perfectionist.

Indecisive and Unrealistic

One of Pat O'Dea's key challenges is that they are someone who can come across as indecisive and unrealistic.

Pat O'Dea must also exercise caution as they can have a hard time reconciling wants and needs.

Domineering and Impatient

Pat O'Dea is someone who can be demanding, egotistical, and controlling, can have a lack of judgment regarding personal finances, be argumentative and stubborn, and who can have a tendency to be withdrawn and spend time in self-imposed isolation.

Lethargic and Unrealistic

Finally, Pat O'Dea also can be too soft, lazy and lethargic, and who can have difficulty finding others who share a similarly dreamy outlook on life.

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