Faculty and Staff

Our faculty are prominent Christian coaches who have helped pioneer and shape this field. All are certified through the International Coach Federation (ICF), and all operate successful coaching businesses.

Faculty

Chris McCluskey

Christopher McCluskey

President/Founder

Often cited as ‘The Father of Christian Coaching’, Chris is a visionary thought leader who pioneered this field in the late 1990’s through journal articles, conferences, keynotes, and as a founding board member of both the Christian Coaches Network and Christian Coaching Magazine.

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Cheryl Scanlan

Cheryl Scanlan

Dean of Faculty

Cheryl is a former executive with a multi-million dollar firm in New York, and combines a strong business acumen with a passion for the Christian coaching industry. She has a desire to see God’s people walk in step with Him.

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Michael Pfau

Michael Pfau

MEd, PCC, CPCC

Michael is Founder and President of Crossways Life Coaching, specializing in life mission, vocation, and wellness coaching. He began coaching in 2002 after serving 16 years as assistant pastor of a church he co-founded in Philadelphia.

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Fran LaMattina

Fran LaMattina

MIR, MCC

Fran is President and Founder of Strategies for Greatness, a consultative coaching practice. Over the twelve years she’s been coaching, Fran has achieved her MCC and established a niche with organizational leaders, especially in the areas of business and life plan development.

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Gary Wood

Gary Wood

PCC, CMCC, BCC

Gary Wood has decades of experience and expertise in business, non-profit and ministry environments. Over that time he has played a respected role in training, developing and building into the lives of hundreds of leaders who make significant contributions worldwide.

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Jory Fisher

Jory Fisher

JD, PCC

Jory is Founder and President of Jory Fisher & Associates, Inc., a coaching and mentoring firm. Jory specializes in helping Christian leaders and entrepreneurs gain clarity, confidence, and optimal health so they can make the difference they’re called to make and glorify God through success.

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Kim Avery

Kim Avery

MA, PCC, CCMS, CJSS, BCC

Kim is the founder and President of LifeRenewal Ministries. An accomplished coach, drawing out people’s deepest dreams and helping them become a reality is one of her greatest delights.

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Susan Whitcomb

Susan Whitcomb

PCC

Susan is a prominent figure in the world of career management, job search, and Christian career coaching. She brings 20 years’ experience to the table in supporting people in discovering their career calling.

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Anne Denmark

Anne Denmark

MEd, PCC

Anne Denmark sees every day as a ‘gift of discovery’ from God, encourages the self-discovery of the inner world in order to maximize effectiveness in the outer world, and has a passion for public speaking.

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Bryan Pettet

Bryan Pettet

MA, ACC

Bryan is a 3rd generation ordained minister and former missionary with the Assemblies of God. He has a passion for seeing healthy leaders and focuses his attention on coaching leaders.

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Michael Marx

Michael Marx

MBA, EdD, PCC

Michael specializes in business coaching and corporate consultation, is a strong advocate for professionalism in Christian coaching, an serves as President of the Christian Coaches Network.

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Charles Hooper

Charles Hooper

MDiv, PCC

Charles is the President of Hooper Leadership Coaching LLC, and has a passion for coaching leaders according to their unique design so they can maximize their character, calling and competency.

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Vicki Corrington

Vicki Corrington

MEd, CPCC, PCC

Vicki lives with her husband, Dr. Ben Corrington, in Camden, Maine, and is a professional coach committed to encouraging and equipping others to bear much fruit.
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Staff

Rachel McCluskey

Rachel McCluskey

Dean of Students

Rachel McCluskey is Dean of Students for Professional Christian Coaching Institute and co-leader and technical consultant for the bi-monthly business support group The Christian Coaches’ Power Lunch. She is a life coach specializing in work with women around parenting and vision for motherhood.

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