Pat Klaybor, who is the lead ice technician for the Compton Family Ice Arena at Notre Dame, has been a member of the University of Notre Dame staff since 1988.
Klaybor, who is a native of South Bend, Ind., has twenty-five years of experience as an ice arena operator, along with twenty-seven years of service experience in HVAC/industrial maintenance. He is responsible for the daily maintenance of the ice conditions and upkeep of the ice equipment. Klaybor received certification in 2009 as a Certified Plant Maintenance Manager, and Certified Ice Rink Administrator in 2011.
He received a degree in HVAC and industrial maintenance from Ivy Tech North Central in 1986. He is also a registered five star certified ice technician (CIT) with Serving the American Rinks (STAR) and has served on the board of directors. He has been a registered AFE member since 2007.
Klaybor and his wife Linda have three children, Daniel who is entering the 12th grade, Rebecca who is in 11th grade, and Adam who is in 5rd grade. In his free time, Klaybor enjoys sporting events and outdoor sports.