Launching the New Year the right way with the return of our friend and key contributor to the BC Minor Baseball Coach Development Program, Pete Caliendo!
Internationally renowned, Pete served as the Director and Coach of The Pan Am Baseball Association, a pilot program started by the former CEO of USA Baseball Dick Case. This organization won 3 gold and 3 silver medals for the USA in the Pan Am Games, including the Gold over Cuba. From the six-year program of 16-year-old players, it had produced over 22 players in the major leagues. After the six years, USA baseball made the program an official USA Baseball 16 u national team program.
Pete also served as Director for USA Athletes International’s Baseball Operations. While living in Europe, Pete became an associate scout with the Toronto Blue Jays for International Scout for the Blue Jays Wayne Morgan.
In January 2011 Pete received the American Baseball Coaches Association Meritorious award. The ABCA is the largest baseball organization of college and high school coaches in the U.S.
Pete, a former USA Baseball National Team Coach, brings unmatched experience and expertise to the development of baseball skills to players and coaches. His vast knowledge and worldwide presence have earned Pete immeasurable respect within the baseball community. His devotion to the game of baseball is greatly admired by those who have crossed his path.
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