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Meet Shawn

With an inside-out approach, my focus as your coach is to draw out the best of who you are. I support you in achieving beyond your ‘known’ capabilities to tap into your brilliance! My love of self-discovery and desire to get to the best part of me is what drives me to coach people on the same journey.

Through my life perspective of ‘there are no accidents,’ I enjoy helping others draw rich learning from everyday life and business. My coaching is focused on your ‘being’ which includes your physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual sides. With this holistic approach, my clients experience a higher level of productivity and balance working toward their life goals and aspirations. My strengths of insight and objectivity often act as a catalyst to dynamic shifts and changes in life and business.

  • 15 Years Coaching Groups & Organizations
  • 35 Years Coaching Sport, Business & Life
  • Achieve beyond your ‘known’ capabilities to your unrealized potential


  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management
  • Graduate of Coaches Training Institute (CTI)
  • Certified Myers Briggs Facilitator
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Instructor PLCC Program (Professional Life Coaching Certification)
  • PCC-Professional Certified Coach by the International Coaches Federation

I specialize in working with teams and leaders navigating team development using the coaching process. I also work with individuals who want a holistic coaching approach to attain what they desire for their lives. My clients have included: CEOs, management teams, legal teams, real estate teams, mortgage teams, insurance teams, woman leadership organizations, individuals in transition and business owners.

As a Life Coach, my love for coaching and program development helped bring a Professional Life Coaching Certification (PLCC) program into existence at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. I am an integral part of teaching the PLCC program and supporting the Professional Coaching Industry wholeheartedly. I also mentor, consult and coach Life Coaches. I am an active member of the International Coaching Federation, Chicago Coaches Federation, and Association for Psychological Type.


I have had many life experiences where I had the opportunity to move forward and re-create myself. Sometimes easily, but most times not so! Raising three boys, developing and managing businesses and trying to keep some sense of self in the process has often times been a challenge.

With a sense of humor in life situations, trust in the ability of the human spirit, and many mentors along the way, I have created a fulfilling life which has served me well. I am playing the second half of the game of life full out! I love the work I do and I also love my spare time.

In my spare time, I enjoy taking adventure trips that include hiking, biking, rock climbing, rafting and spa-ing. I am also an avid swimmer and enjoy long walks with my yellow Labrador/Great Dane, Toby.

Besides spending time with family and friends, I enjoy giving my time to children who are chronically or terminally ill. I combine my love of the outdoor adventures with my love for coaching and volunteer at a camp that supports these experiences for kids with cancer. It is my honor and privilege to hold focus on quality of life for these children.