Coach Pool Profiles

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If you are interested in working with a coach from the coach pool, please review their profiles below.  Then, reach out to the coach directly to determine if you would be a good match.  View an example email.
Once you have selected a coach, meet with your coach to complete and submit the UNTHSC Coaching Agreement to OSP@unthsc.edu.

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Please note: Working with a coach from the coach pool does not replace on-going coaching and performance conversations with your supervisor. Rather, working with a coach from the coach pool is intended to supplement that work based on your needs. Depending on your departmental requirements, you may need to notify your supervisor if you begin working with a coach from the coach pool.


Coach Profiles:

 

Coach Bio Coaching Information*
Robin Bartoletti

Assistant Director

Center for Innovative Learning

robin.bartoletti@unthsc.edu

This coach has over 15 years experience in academia with a focus on education, technology and faculty development. She has served on the President’s Academic Council, the Non-Academic Review Team, and SACSCOC committees. She is a confirmed coffee addict with a love of sailing, beaches, and the sea. Coaching Style:

Enthusiastic,Creative,Caring

Coaching Interests:

Professional/Work

Leadership

Gayanne Clemens

Executive Associate

Office of Brand & Communication

gayanne.clemens@unthsc.edu

 

During the 20 years this coach has worked at UNTHSC, she has Provided Administrative Professional support to several executives, played an integral part in our Values journey and served on the Administrative Professionals Team (APT) Steering Committee. When not at work, she enjoys antiquing and traveling with her husband and spoiling her Miniature Schnauzer. Coaching Style:

Listener,Supportive,Honest

Coaching Interests:

Professional/Work

Larry Cohen

Professor

Pharmacotherapy

lawrence.cohen@unthsc.edu

This coach has worked at UNTHSC for over six years and has served as a coach formally and informally with clinical faculty, research faculty and some staff across the campus. This coach has also served on numerous campus, Departmental and College committees, the Faculty Senate and has had leadership roles in a number of national professional organizations. Coaching Style:

Collaborative,Empowering, Arranger

Coaching Interests:

Professional/Work

Leadership

Career

Project-based

Elizabeth (Betsy) Friauf

Sr. Communications Specialist

Office of Brand & Communication

elizabeth.friauf@unthsc.edu

 

This coach began began working at UNTHSC in 2011 and is quite dedicated to her work in employee communications within the Office Brand and Communication. She was also the founding coordinator of the Community Garden, created and directs Team Tours, and has successfully coached two people outside her department. Coaching Style:

Empathetic,Encouraging, Resourceful

Coaching Interests:

Professional/Work

Project-based

Brian Gladue

Assoc. VP, Research Administration

Research and Innovation

brian.gladue@unthsc.edu

This coach joined UNTHSC in October 2005 (like most non-native Texans, he says he got here as fast as I could). Among his various roles have been: educator, scientist, research administrator, ethicist, psychologist and policy wonk. In his spare time, he is an avid history buff, tries to play guitar and generally add humor to everyone he meets; somtimes, he succeeds at all three. Coaching Style:

Analytical, Pragmatic, Reflective

Coaching Interests:

Leadership

Career

Laura Gonzalez

Sr. Administrative Coordinator

Center for Diversity & International Programs

Laura.Gonzalez@unthsc.edu

This coach has worked at UNTHSC for 13 years; in that time she has served as a member of the Administrative Professional Planning Team. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, crafting, and sustaining her friendships. Her current preferred quote: “I like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter” – Walt Disney Coaching Style:

Analytical, Pragmatic, Reflective

Coaching Interests:

Professional/Work

Career

Project-based

Cathy Kearns

Research Assistant Director

Family Medicine

cathleen.kearns@unthsc.edu

Since joining the UNTHSC team nearly 12 years ago, this coach as served on the Internal Communications Advisory Committee, as an Inspire and Fellows coach, and currently serves as a member of the Family Medicine Wellness Initiative Committee. She enjoys helping others reach their full potential and working to make our campus community a better place. Coaching Style:

Empowering, Direct, Challenging

Coaching Interests:

Professional/Work

Leadership

Career

 

Dalenesia Kendrick

Learning Specialist

Student Affairs

Dalenesia.Kendrick@unthsc.edu

Having worked with adult learners for the past 7 years, Dalenesia enjoys serving as a Learning Specialist, here at HSC, and getting to counsel those who are in need of advice, help reaching goals, and finding resources. When away from the office, Dalenesia loves traveling, reading, Netflixing and spending time with family and friends. Coaching Style:

Attentive, Encouraging, and Future-focused

Coaching Interests:

Professional/Work

Career

Project-based

David Lipe

Maintenance Foreman

Facilities Management

david.lipe@unthsc.edu

This coach has been a member of Facilities Management since joining the UNTHSC in 2012. By demonstrating active leadership skills, he has been promoted to a supervisory role, participated on the Values Steering Committee and assisted in the documentation of HSC Policies and Procedures. He’s also been a coach for the Inspire Program. He enjoys the outdoors and spending time with family and pets. Coaching Style:

Listener, Inquisitive, Direct

Coaching Interests:

Professional/Work

Career

Project-based

Cari McTaggart

Sr. Administrative Coordinator

Clinical Education

Cari.McTaggart@unthsc.edu

This coach joined the team at UNTHSC six years ago with a background in teaching and higher education; she is passionate about TCOM and working with medical students. When not working, she likes to spend time at home with family. Coaching Style:

Compassionate, Authentic, Reassuring

Coaching Interests:

Professional/Work

Leadership

Career

Project-based

Thomas Moorman

Vice Provost

Academic Affairs

thomas.moorman@unthsc.edu

This coach is credentialed as a professional coach through the International Coach Federation (ICF). He has been with the Health Science Center for 24 years and involved in higher education professionally for over 27 years. He is a lifelong learner who enjoys travel and exploration. He is also a dedicated husband and father. Coaching Style:

Building Trust, Creating Awareness, Setting Goals

Coaching Interests:

Professional/Work

Leadership

Career

Project-based

 Michael Pullin

Systems Librarian

Lewis Library

mike.pullin@unthsc.edu

As a librarian at UNTHSC for the past 9 years, this coach has a desire to help people with their information needs, but also with their professional and personal goals. In his spare time, he plays with his Labrador Retriever, volunteers with the Fort Worth Police CODE BLUE program, and watches the “reno” TV shows with his wife so he can do some of his own home-improvement projects. Coaching Style:

Inquisitive, Pragmatic, Encouraging

Coaching Interests:

Professional/Work

Leadership

Career

Project-based

Robyn Remotigue

Director of Research Services

School of Public Health

Robyn.Remotigue@unthsc.edu

Since starting work at UNTHSC five years ago, this coach has been responsible for  building and leading a small team responsible for research services in the School of Public Health. She also serves on the Research Advisory Council and President’s Research Council. In her free time, she likes to exercise, garden, and scout out state and local parks to explore with her family. Coaching Style:

Listener, Accountable, Encouraging

Coaching Interests:

Professional/Work

Career

Jimmy Renfro

Director, Career Center

Student Affairs

james.renfro@unthsc.edu

Jimmy joined the UNTSHC Student Affairs team in 2009 and has over two decades’ experience advising and coaching students, primarily in career and leadership development. He served on the committee to develop the inaugural HSC Fellows program, as well as the Customer Service Culture Committee, Career Tracking Coalition, and recently joined Non-academic Review Team. He is very active in the Denton community. Coaching Style:

Empathetic, Supportive, Open

Coaching Interests:

Professional/Work

Leadership

Career

Project-based

Yasser Salem

Professor

Physical Therapy

yasser.salem@unthsc.edu

Dr. Salem is a professor and former interim chair. He has several elected and appointed leadership roles at the national and international levels. He recently completed a one year fellowship in educational leadership. He has received several state and national awards including a recent award ‚ “The 2018 Leadership in Education Award” from the Academy of Education of the APTA. Coaching Style:

Inspiring, Strategic, Transformational

Coaching Interests:

Professional/Work

Leadership

Career

Project-based

 

Coaching Interests Definitions*:

Professional/Work – related to role at UNTHSC

Career – tied to long-term career development/planning

Leadership – tied to leadership development

Project -based– related to a specific project, assignment, or task

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