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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


    Approved Coaches

    Basic, UNY Approved Coaches, for all leaders (Coach Training Received*):

    Rev. Wilfredo Baez (Path 1 Training)                    
    Rev. Helen Beck (Path 1 and CAST)                       
    Rev. Beth Bouwens (H2P and CAST)         
    Rev. Anthony Bradseth (CAST)                  
    Rev Heidi Chamberlain (CAST)                  
    Rev. Diane DiLuzio (CAST Training)          
    Rev. Debbie Earthrowl (Path 1 and CAST)           
    Rev. Alan Howe  (Path 1 and CAST)                      
    Louise Howe (Path 1 and CAST)                
    Rev. Pam Klotzbach (Path 1 and CAST)     
    Rev. Dr. Alberto Lanzot (Path 1 and CAST)          
    Carmen Lanzot (Path 1 Training)              
    Rev. David Masland (MentorCoach)          
    Rev. Bill Mudge (H2P and CAST Training)
    Rev. BJ Norrix (H2P and CAST Training)
    Rev. Manilla Owen (CAST Training)
    Rev. Hector Rivera (Path 1 Training)
    Maria Rivera (Path 1 Training)
    Rev. Jose Rodriguez (Path 1 Training)
    Mariana Rodriguez (Path 1 Training)
    Rev. Carlos Rosa-Laguer (Path 1 & CAST)
    Rev. Jane Sautter (H2P and CAST)
    Annette Snedeker (Path 1 Training)
    Rev. Rebekah Sweet (CAST Training)
    Rev. Bill Vallet (Path 1 Training)
    Rev. Chris Wylie (CAST Training)                                                  
    Jennelle Torrey-Wylie (CAST Training)

    Basic, UNY Approved Coaches, for Hand to Plow and/or Revitalization:

    Rev. Ron Isaman
    Rev. Mark Kimpland
    Rev. Jeff Long                                                               
    Rev. Debra O’Connor-Slater                                              
    Rev. Ann O’Connor                                              

    ICF Certified Coaches (ACC):

    Rev. Aaron Bouwens (CAST Trainer)
    Rev. Dr. Janice Lee Fitzgerald, (NFC)  
    Pastor Alicia Wood,  (Life Coach, NFC)

    Professional Coaches (PCC or MCC):

    Rev. Dr. Ray Stees  (H2P and New Faith Community)
    Rev. Natalie W. Scholl,  (NFC)

    Coaching Training received explained:

    Path 1 coach training is a two-day training given by Rev. Dr. Phil Maynard, and is designed to prepare people to coach new faith community planters.  CAST training is an intensive five-day in-person training (followed up by additional group conference-call learning) offered by Rev. Dr. Chris Holmes, and prepares people to coach people around any personal or professional goal.  H2P training was provided by Rev. Dr. Aaron Bouwens and prepared people to coach pastors and leaders that are seeking to implement their H2P revitalization objectives.

    With more than 134,000 members, the Upper New York Annual (Regional) Conference of The United Methodist Church comprises 865 local churches and 85 new faith communities in 12 districts, covering 48,000 square miles in 49 of the 62 counties in New York state. Our mission is to “live the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to be God’s love with our neighbors in all places."