Coaching

District Approved Coaching

In recognition of the importance of helping our leaders to further develop their leadership skills, the District Leadership Team has approved a matching subsidy for credential holders to receive coaching from a District-approved leadership coach.

This subsidy is available to active credential holders in the BC/Yukon District. It is a 50/50 matching subsidy, which may be made available to a maximum of $500 per active credential holder for a calendar year.

To qualify for this subsidy, an application for coaching must first be submitted to info@bcyd.ca and approved by the District Officers. A list of District-approved coaches is provided to credential holders seeking this subsidized executive coaching subsidy.

Following approval, invoices must be paid in full to the coach, where the invoice may be submitted to info@bcyd.ca and 50% of the invoice can be reimbursed to the credential holder to a maximum of $500 for the calendar year.

 

District Approved Coaches

Alex is passionate about leadership development and building leadership capacity within a team.  He is currently a healthcare administrator in the Lower Mainland health authority where special emphasis is placed on coaching and leadership development.  Alex has an MBA, and is a certified Executive Coach, a member of the International Coach Federation and is also a licensed trainer of the 555 Coaching Out-Of-The-Box coaching program. He believes coaching skills can be learned by anyone and this skill can be applied in all areas of our lives.

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Andy has been working with ministerial leaders throughout Canada since 2015. He has coached leaders, churches, and organizations in succession planning, revitalization, personal and community resiliency, personal discernment and calling, strategic planning, team development, and organizational change. Andy has a MA specialized in Leadership and Management and a DMIN in digital technologies and discipleship (2023). Andy’s passion is to come alongside ministerial leaders to propel them into their full potential in Christ.

Caroline is a full-time coach and leadership consultant. She is passionate about helping leaders increase their level of fulfillment, effectiveness, wellness and overall longevity in ministry. She has over 20 years of church ministry experience, completed a Master of Arts in Leadership (TWU) and is a certified Life Coach and Group/Team Coach (CCI). She specializes in self-leadership, self-care, leadership development, revitalization and parenting.

Darcy McAlister, and Leanne his wife, has worked globally with ministry leaders for many years. Darcy is a certified Leadership Coach through Essential Impact, where he coaches individual pastors and, along with Leanne, coaches couples. Key areas of coaching focus are: leaders and their relationships (marriages, staff, parenting, team development), leaders journeying through ministry and life transitions, and leaders discovering their part in God’s mission and their unique core values. Darcy, as well as Leanne, loves asking questions to spark development or change, with an invitation for Holy Spirit to participate and see whole life transformation. Darcy has an MA in Leadership and is a certified Birkman consultant.

Leanne McAlister, and Darcy her husband, has worked globally with ministry leaders for many years. Leanne is a certified Leadership Coach through Essential Impact, where she coaches individual pastors and, along with Darcy, coaches couples. Key areas of coaching focus are: leaders and their relationships (marriages, staff, parenting, team development), leaders journeying through ministry and life transitions, and leaders discovering their part in God’s mission and their unique core values. Leanne, as well as Darcy, loves asking questions to spark development or change, with an invitation for Holy Spirit to participate and see whole life transformation. Leanne has an MA in Ministerial Leadership.

Rob’s coaching experience and practice bring a good blend of high invitation and high challenge, this helps create a safe space in which people can bring their true self and also on which they can challenge themselves to enter into who they want to be and what they want to accomplish. He is quiet, calm and collected and yet inquisitive and assertive at the same time, this combination allows his clients to be free to explore new thoughts and ideas and come to outcomes that work for them. His coaching brings a deep connection of heart and head – he believes these two components are beneficial, if not, necessary for healthy, sustainable outcomes.

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