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

Christopher McCluskey

Chris McCluskey, PCC

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, MCC

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, CMCC

Jory Fisher specializes in helping Christian solopreneurs grow their business to six figures so they can make the difference they’re called to make with enthusiasm, confidence, and joy.

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Kim Avery

Kim Avery

MA, PCC

Kim is Founder and President of Kim Avery Coaching, a coaching and mentoring firm that helps Christian coaches market successfully and coach masterfully.

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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, PCC

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 J. 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

M.Ed, CPCC, PCC, BCC

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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Bryan Brown

MDiv, PCC

Bryan has 25 years experience in developing leaders and enjoys increasing the capacity and confidence of leaders and coaching them to maximize their influence.
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Andrew Gorter

Andrew Gorter

D.Min., ACC

Andrew Gorter is the owner of Plus One Coaching, LLC and has more than 25 years experience working with people to help them clarify what’s next for themselves.
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Staff

Kinsey Oglesby

Kinsey Oglesby

Family Relations Coordinator

Kinsey Oglesby is a Soul Care Coach for Christian women. Her passion is to help women hear God’s voice, enjoy His presence, and follow His lead in everyday life.

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