What is PACT?

Parents and Coaches Together (PACT) is an educational program developed at the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Ethical Education and Development. The program is:

  • Based on research from developmental, educational, and sport psychology.
  • Designed to help coaches and parents to be on the same page in successfully creating a positive and motivating climate in Minnesota youth soccer.
  • Presented by experienced trainers approved by the University of Notre Dame.
  • PACT empowers coaches and parents to realize their unique roles in fostering athlete intrinsic motivation, character development, optimal performance, well-being and satisfaction.