Our Founders


Phil Sandahl, MCC

CEO & Chief Coaching Officer

Co-founder of Team Coaching International, Phil Sandahl is an internationally recognized consultant/coach, trainer, and author.

He has worked with teams in North America, Europe and Asia that include Johnson & Johnson, Bank of America, Cisco, Capgemini, ING Bank, the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Navy.

He is a sought-after speaker on team performance and team trends and is a co-author of the book, Co-Active® Coaching: Changing Business, Transforming Lives, considered the leading textbook on coaching with 100,000 copies in print and in 10 languages.

Phil is a former senior faculty member for the Coaches Training Institute and has been training coaches worldwide since 1998. He also lived in Japan for nearly two years training coaches.


Alexis Phillips

Chief Operating Officer

A founding partner of Team Coaching International and a co-developer of the Team Diagnostic™ suite of diagnostic tools, Alexis Phillips has worked with teams and team development for more than 20 years.

She has served clients in a full spectrum of industries; a partial list includes Oracle, Microsoft, Corbis, ITP, Compaq Computer and Market Tools.

Alexis is the co-founder of the Team and Work Group Coaching (SIG) for the International Coach Federation.

Alexis is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and the American Society for Training & Development.

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