"I had the pleasure of having Ryan Kilmartin as one of my first players at the University of Tennessee. ... Ryan amplifies exactly what I want from my student-athletes. He defines and demonstrates character, determination and intellect....As a role model, Ryan took personal pride in helping others out. His genuine character was favored by fans in many of our community event. Ryan Immediately earned the academic recognition of Vol Scholar after his first term. Ryan Encompasses the Volunteer Spirit; an individual with great character who works harder and smarter than competitors. I whole-heartily recommend Ryan Kilmartin. I am proud to have coached and know this tremendous individual." -Mizzou Head Coach Cuonzo Martin
"I would also like to tell you how impressed I am with your leadership and initiative. YOU are the future of the AAU. It is really encouraging to me to see young people like you stepping up and DOING something and not just talking about what you're going to do. You are a LEADER. If I can ever help facilitate your involvement at the AAU National level please don't hesitate to contact me. Thanks again for all that you do."
-President & CEO of AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) Dr. Roger Goudy
"I've know Ryan Kilmartin since he was a very young man, and I am very confident that not only will he effectively teach the fundamentals of basketball, he will also transfer the fundamentals of ethics and respect. He can't help but do this since he is the embodiment of both and many other esteemed qualities. I am proud to call him a friend." -
-NBA/Olympic/WNBA/NCAA Offical Dee Kantner
"I'm proud of the man that you are becoming Ryan. I really mean it. I look at you and see a guy that has success stamped all over him... You've proven that you have workethic - what a great trait to have. I'm not sure what it is - but I sense God has something really special planned in your life" - "YES I CAN!" Founder Coach Dan 'Mac' McGovern