At a time in Irish Sport when there is a challenge with the departure of many skilled performance experts and administrators Basketball Ireland have reversed the trend with the appointment of a senior US College Coach as Head Coach for the Irish Senior Men’s team.Read full article
The Fake All-Star Team On A Bender That Inspired Ireland To Play Basketball: You can leave home again. Pete Strickland, an American who as a young man served as a Johnny Appleseed of basketball in Ireland, is going back, this time to coach the Irish national team.Read full article
The pied piper of Neptune is back. He’s recruited and coached against NBA talent, scouted Steph Curry and watched more game film and planned more sessions than just about any coach involved in Irish sport. Now, after three decades in the all-consuming ‘rabbit hole’ that’s NCAA basketball, Pete Strickland is back where his coaching career began, in Ireland, masterminding the revived national senior team programme.Read full article
Coach Strickland is an outstanding coach and when given the opportunity to have him evaluate our program at the start of the season - I jumped at it. His experience, knowledge of the game and understanding of how to optimize staff strengths and synergies proved invaluable to me throughout our season. His insights and wisdom were tremendous - and having him work with me and my staff was a great way to start our season! I would recommend Coach Strickland to anyone who is interested in obtaining an honest and direct evaluation of your program - and know you will enjoy the time with one of my favorite people in the business!
Pete Strickland's leadership training program that he did for our Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) may have been the best program I've done for our student-athletes since I've been Commissioner. Pete has a dynamic personality, and his accessible style connected with our student leaders IMMEDIATELY. Pete is a warm individual with a great sense of humor, and our student-athletes were completely intrigued by his presentation. I would highly recommend Pete for any leadership training or A-N-Y training regarding student-athletes in A-N-Y way.
Pete Strickland is an inspiring keynote speaker. A consummate coach who prepares an outstanding game plan for any topic he is called upon to speak. His quick wit and great story telling style is not only entertaining, but passionately engages and motivates his captive audiences.
If you are running a business and could benefit by outside prospective I highly recommend Pete. As a side note he is very funny and entertaining as well.
Truly the best use of personal development money a-n-d time ever.
I'd recommend Pete Strickland for any job, anytime, anywhere.