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Who are Our Coaches?

Our team of experienced coaches are dedicated to understanding your unique needs, challenges, and aspirations. We will work closely with you to develop personalised strategies tailored to your specific situation. Through our guidance, you will navigate obstacles, leverage your strengths, and unlock your full potential.

At The Coaching Collaborative, our team of experienced coaches comprises former or current executive heads, headteachers, and senior and middle leaders. With a wealth of experience in both coaching and school leadership, our coaches bring a unique perspective to support your professional development. They are passionate about developing individuals and enhancing schools to drive positive student outcomes.


Patrick Ottley-O'Connor

Executive Leadership & Wellbeing Coach


Mandy Preville-Findlay

Leadership| Resilient Leaders Consultant


Malarvilie Krishnasamy


Emotional Intelligence & Communications Coach


Rebecca Coronil

Life Coach


Adrian McLean

Transformational Leadership Coach


Rachel MacDonald

 Leadership| Parenting| MBTI Coach


Emma Sheppard

New Parents|Aspiring Leaders Coach

Why Choose
The Coaching Collaborative?

Extensive Leadership Experience

Our coaches have walked the same path as you. They have served in prominent leadership positions within educational institutions, allowing them to understand the challenges and complexities you face firsthand. This expertise enables them to provide valuable insights and practical guidance tailored to your specific needs.

Dedication to Development & School Improvement

Our coaches are driven by a shared passion for developing people and improving schools. They understand the critical role that effective leadership plays in driving positive student outcomes. By partnering with The Coaching Collaborative, you gain access to coaches who are committed to your growth, success, and the overall advancement of your educational institution.

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Dual Expertise in Coaching & School Leadership

Our coaches bring a blend of coaching skills and deep knowledge of school leadership. This combination allows them to offer holistic support, addressing both personal growth and professional challenges. They will empower you to navigate the intricacies of educational leadership while fostering your individual development.

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Aligned Values with MalCPD

The Coaching Collaborative shares the core values of integrity, authenticity, and professionalism with MalCPD. We uphold these values in every aspect of our coaching practice, ensuring a trusting and respectful partnership. Our coaches are committed to delivering services of the highest standard, grounded in ethical practices and a deep understanding of the education sector.

Fuelling Your Professional Development

Whether you're an educator, administrator, or aspiring leader, our coaching offer is designed to fuel your professional growth. We understand the ever-evolving landscape of education and will provide you with the strategies and skills needed to stay ahead. From refining your teaching methods to developing leadership qualities, we are committed to supporting your continuous professional development.

Well-being as a Priority

We believe that true success encompasses more than just academic or professional achievements. Your overall wellbeing is essential for sustained growth and fulfillment. Our coaching sessions go beyond the surface and delve into areas such as self-care, stress management, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance. We will equip you with practical tools to enhance your overall well-being and ensure long-term success.

Action-Oriented Results

We believe in tangible outcomes. Our coaching methodology is action-oriented, focusing on practical steps and measurable results. Each session will provide you with actionable insights, tools, and resources that you can immediately implement in your educational practice. Experience noticeable progress and witness positive changes in your performance, ensuring your coaching journey yields real-world impact.

What Makes Us Different?

At The Coaching Collaborative, we believe in providing flexible coaching solutions that prioritise your organisation's needs.

Here's why our coaching package is the right fit for your organisation:


Continuous Professional Development

Our low-cost coaching option allows your staff to continuously prioritise their professional development and strive for high performance. By providing personalised coaching, we address multiple pain points within your organisation, fostering growth and improvement. This approach can be easily rolled out at scale, making it an efficient and effective solution.


Cultural Values of Learning & Development

Together, you can create a set of cultural values that prioritise learning, growth, and development. Demonstrating your commitment to the professional development of your staff can attract and retain talent, especially among the younger workforce seeking organisations that prioritise their personal growth.


Overcoming Time Constraints

We understand that time is often the biggest hurdle when it comes to CPD. With The Coaching Collaborative coaching, even the busiest schedules can accommodate growth. In just 60 minutes, your staff can access quality CPD, personalised support, and instant strategies that lead to long-term behavioural impact. Our online coaching platform allows for convenient and efficient skill and performance enhancement.

**Invest in Your Organisation Today**

By providing access to personalised support, you demonstrate your commitment to staff development and create an autonomous and empowered culture within your organisation.

To get started or learn more about our coaching services, please contact us at

Take the first step towards fostering growth and development within your organisation.

For Your People. For Their Growth.

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