"This past summer, I had the opportunity to learn from Coach Paciorek’s character development curriculum and it was a truly incredible experience! The 25 character values allowed me to not only understand the depth and meaning of the concept of character, but also made me so much more conscious of my every day actions. After View Full →
From Coach Pete Paciorek reflecting on the ability and character of Ryan Schimpf: “Ryan played for me in the summer after his freshman year at LSU. Though his physical skills and abilities were highly apparent, it was his leadership and character that impressed me the most. Ryan is one of those individuals that I talk View Full →
“I had the pleasure of playing for Coach Pete in the summer of 2007. Some may look at college summer ball as a drag or a grind, but my experience was the opposite. He has a love for the game and helping others. I truly enjoyed coming to the ball park to get better and View Full →
"As a cadet-athlete at the United States Military Academy (West Point), I am around many people with the highest values and morals (including Army Generals, Officers, and other personnel) who teach me character on a daily basis, but Coach Paciorek remains one of my greatest mentors and role models."
"Pete Paciorek is a transformational talent. He changed the culture of our baseball program, professionalized our coaching environment, and was a change agent in character development for students and colleagues."
"Pete’s comprehensive character curriculum hits all the buttons and confirms the important role that athletics play in helping guide student-athletes toward a successful future."
"It has been very gratifying and encouraging to see first-hand the work that Pete Paciorek is doing in the field of character development in youth sports. I see his work in character development as the foundation to better prepare athletes to reach their highest potential on and off the field."
"Pete Paciorek is a trailblazer in character development in youth sports. He has conducted extensive research on character literacy and I feel that he has crafted the most impactful character development curriculum available in the youth sport industry today."
"What you’re teaching these kids right now, in this particular environment, is going to be with them for the rest of their lives."
"Pete Paciorek has taken on an important leadership role with his character curriculum to teach the important lessons that at the end of the game, and at the end of the day, identifies the true winners."