Member Communities

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Leadership and Coaching

The Coaching and Leadership Member Community brings together practitioners and scholars from around the world to explore the intersections of coaching and leadership. Our community welcomes a wide variety of coaching perspectives and works to create opportunities to connect, collaborate, and grow knowledge around coaching and leadership.

The community involves and serves coaches, leadership coaches, relational coaches, coaching scholars, coaching trainers, sports coaches, mentors, advisors, and others interested in working together to create a community around coaching and leadership. Perspectives around coaching, executive coaching, life coaching, relational coaching, group coaching, systems coaching, sports coaching, mentoring, advising, other helping relationship perspectives, and other perspectives are welcome!

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Member Community Leaders

ILA Member Community leaders serve as ILA’s trusted experts in the field of leadership

Mary Tabata

Mary Tabata


Lead Coach, Phinishing Strong LLC

Andrew Wefald

Andrew Wefald


Associate Professor, Staley School of Leadership, Kansas State University

Michellea Millis Rucker

Michellea "Redbird" Millis Rucker


CEO, Transforming Our Practice, LLC.

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The ILA offers a wide variety of leadership resources to help you elevate your leadership research and practice.

Leadership Journeys Webinar. Advancing Leadership Programs Via Executive Coaching. With Dr. Carolyn Stefanco, Principal of Baret Consulting

Advancing Leadership Programs Via Executive Coaching

Live Webinar Wednesday 17 July 2024, 11am, EDT (UTC-4). Dr. Carolyn Stefanco, Principal of Baret Consulting, shares her leadership journey in helping women cross boundaries and defy the odds as they break into higher education, nonprofits, or healthcare executive roles.