Sport: 7 a side Football
Home Town: Motherwell
Date Of Birth: 15/01/88
Paralympic Games attended: Beijing 2008, London 2012
London 2012 will be Jonathan’s second Paralympic Games, having led the team out at the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games where Great Britain achieved a 9th place finish.
Jonathan first got involved in the sport six years ago at the 2006 CP European Championships in Dublin. His proudest moment was being selected as Scotland and GB captain.
The most influential person in his life is his brother Nicki Paterson, who is a professional footballer in the United States. Jonathan’s sporting hero is David Beckham.
Jonathan has SFA coaching badges at youth level 1-3 and also has an HNC and HND in Sports Coaching and Development.