Peter is the owner and sole proprietor of Authentic Performance. He is an American sports agent who represents players in the National Football League, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, and the National Hockey League. He is founder and owner of Authentic Athletix, a Colorado based sports agency, and is known for representing highly drafted players and marquis names.
Schaffer represents more than 100 athletes and celebrities both active and retired including Joe Thomas, Phil Taylor, Trevor Pryce, Joshua Cribbs, Russell Okung and Trai Turner.
Schaffer was born in 1962 in upstate New York. He attended the The Hill School, in Pottstown, PA on athletic and academic scholarship, graduating in 1980 with honors. Schaffer then attended Franklin and Marshall College, graduating in 1984 with honors while playing both varsity lacrosse and hockey. In 1987 he graduated from Brooklyn Law School and in 1988 played professional lacrosse in the American Lacrosse Lague (ALL) for the Denver Rifles.
Peter and his wife, Alison, have two children, Lilian and Gavin.
In his spare time, Peter loves watching his kids' sporting events, playing lacrosse and golf, and working out.