As a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, I help people experience their life more deeply to discover how to reach goals, connect with others, and find their own motivation to live as they choose.
My passion as a coach is sharing the wonder and joy of being alive. This calling, before I even knew it as that, led me to abandon college, get in my car, and drive west to experience mountains and wilderness I had only read about. I spent that first winter living and skiing out of a mining shack three miles above Telluride, Colorado. When the snow melted, I backpacked through the American West, ending the summer on the Washington coast where a fisherman picked me up and asked me to join his crew.
Since then I've followed my heart and aligned my time, effort and beliefs with my values and dreams. I married, helped raise a daughter, and now delight in being an Opa to two grankids. I've fished in Alaska, owned an outdoor store, created a cross-country ski area, taught skiing, guided bike tours, wrote a book, managed a downhill ski school, and led a community non-profit.
Today I work full-time as a coach and teach skiing each winter as a private ski instructor in Telluride. When I'm not coaching or teaching skiing, I love to backcountry ski, hike, bike, and travel from my home in Seattle. I savor the people and places currently in my life, and am excited about the people and places I have yet to experience!
My sacred calling is to help you find and live yours. I offer complete confidentiality, exceptional listening, empowering presence, and transforming perception. If this resonates with you, please click the button below to schedule a complimentary, no-obligation conversation that will transform both of our lives.
I'm a Certified Co-Active Coach (CPCC), but what the heck does that mean and why would you care?
Let's start with what a life coach is and go from there.
What's a Life Coach? You hire a sports coach to make changes and achieve goals more quickly and with less wasted effort. A life coach, as your creative thought, strategy, and accountability partner, does the same for your life. The main difference is that a sports coach is the subject expert, while you are the expert in life coaching, since the subject is you. Coaching is hard to describe, but easy to understand once you experience it. Please contact me to set up a free sample sessions to experience more.
What's a Co-Active Coach? A co-active coach focuses on who you need to be and what you need to do to create change or reach a goal. I received my initial training and was certified by the Co-Active Training Institute (CTI). To learn more about co-active coaching and training, visit What Is Co-Active?
How do you know if coaching is for you? Effective coaching depends on a safe and caring relationship based on what both the client and the coach need and want from each other and the coaching relationship we create. Contact me to set up a call to explore what you're looking for and determine if working together will be fun and worthwhile for both of us!