About our Success Coach

 Sharon Kelly, MA PCC

Our Success Coach is an ICF credentialed professional coach and you can connect in a workshop, via email or in a 1:1 zoom or phone appointment.  Self-book appointments. And you can listen to the Successful U podcast on our website or on apple podcasts.

She connects with students as they enter university, as well as throughout the  school year as the inevitable bumps in the road occur.  She will partner with you as you navigate fear and uncertainty to create resilience, wellbeing and action towards your version of success while you journey along the road of being a student at VIU.  Sharon partners with students in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential, which is particularly important in today's uncertain and complex environment

Sharon is a Certified Life Coach, Wellness Coaching Specialist, Narrative Coach, Enhanced Practitioner and a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coach Federation. She has completed the Gottman Method of Relationship enhancement (Level 1 and Level 2) and is an approved member of Gottman Relationship Checkup for use in relationship coaching.  She is a Neurozone Certified Coach, which means she is upskilled to work with individuals and teams to help them prevent burnout, facilitate enhanced resilience and set them up for high performance. Finally, she completed the Conscious Business Coaching Certificate which means she can help you through challenging work related conversations.

Sharon's people development career began over 30 years ago and she has been a Recreation Therapist, teacher, Educational Counsellor (Advisor) and Degree Advisor. Her educational background includes an MA from the University of Alberta.  She currently teaches  in the Faculty of Management in addition to coaching students.

We take a strengths-based approach to creating change in line with your values and philosophy.  Learn to leverage your strengths and achieve your aspirations through conversations that matter.

Professional Certified Coach

Narrative Coach Enhanced Practitioner

Neurozone Certified

Better Up Conscious Business Coach