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The Refuel Network includes fellow coaches and associated professionals as well as trained facilitators who are specifically trained to deliver our Loved Called Gifted and Precious, Powerful, Passionate courses. If you want find a trained and approved facilitator specifically to run Loved, Called, Gifted or Precious, Powerful, Passionate click here.
The following people (Catherine, Rachel and Sean are fully qualified, experienced professional Refuel Network coaches, mentors and workshop trainers who offer a wider variety of services.
Refuel Network Coaches
Catherine is based in Stoke-on-Trent, North Staffordshire.
Rachel is based in South Manchester
Sean is based in Stone, North Staffordshire.
Catherine is passionate about enabling people to reach their potential. To this end, she works with individuals, leaders and organisations and spends quite a lot of time having coffee with people, helping them to find their own compelling solutions. A professional leadership and personal performance coach and also creates and runs workshops and trains up new course facilitators.
Catherine is co-author with Sean Kennedy of Church uncorked: Leadership that Releases our Potential; Loved Called Gifted: A Practical Guide to Unlocking your Life’s Calling and Mustard Seed Stories.
Catherine’s leadership experience comes from both the NHS, where she was a speech and language therapist and managed a department, and the church. She was leader of Church Without Walls, where she used her coaching style of leadership - finding God given potential in everyone.
She is adoptive mother to two wonderful boys.
Rachel has trained with the Coaching Academy and uses her experience to coach clients in both Personal Performance, and Corporate and Executive contexts - enabling clients to successfully navigate Change and Conflict, Leadership and Career Progression. She has trained with John Lees in Career Coaching, Nancy Kline and ‘Time to Think’ colleagues in the Thinking environment, and in facilitating more effective group and meeting sessions. She particularly excels and enjoys coaching around purpose and identity, and loves working with people in a way which helps them realign their lives around their deeper values and drivers. To see people fulfilled and satisfied in what they do and how they orientate their lives is one of her greatest pleasures.
Rachel supports a Forum for Leaders of Charities and Social Enterprises in London and chairs a Forum in Manchester where she lives. She is skilled in facilitating groups of leaders to share in a peer and group coaching context, believing that the wisdom of the group can be greater; that learning together in a shared environment can be incredibly motivating, and results in leaders’ potential being released in a more powerful way to the benefit of their organisations.
Rachel has most recently worked as an internal coach at the British Council where she worked for over 20 years in the UK and Poland. Her work as a Project Manager, Business Analyst, Solution Consultant, and SAP Business Process Lead has given her invaluable experience in managing teams across multiple countries; spearheading and delivering Technical Projects and SAP implementations in numerous locations; acting as a bridge between Business and Technical colleagues; enabling internal and external partners with differing priorities to collaborate successfully around a common aim.
She enjoys walking in the countryside, visiting art galleries, listening to music - preferably at live concerts, and is refreshed by space and light.
Sean is a highly experienced personal performance coach, leadership coach, workshop trainer and psychometric profiler. He likes nothing better than to sit one-to-one over coffee with individuals and leaders helping them find new insights and solutions. An encourager at heart, he is passionate about finding releasing people’s often hidden and underrated potential. With Sean people find powerful skills and abilities that they never truly recognised they had.
Sean is a registered Myers-Briggs® and DiSC practitioner with a wide variety of powerful tools available such as the Enneagram, StrengthsFinder 2.0, TKI, etc. These provide powerful, effective and life affirming insights that help clients make the changes they desire.
Sean trained in counselling before moving into coaching and personal development, therefore bringing with him good understanding of the things that hold people back in life, relationship and career.
Sean is co-author with Catherine Cowell of Church Uncorked: Leadership that Releases our Potential; Loved Called Gifted: A Practical Guide to Unlocking your Life’s Calling. He runs courses based on the books as well as Myers-Briggs and conflict resolution workshops.
He began his working life as an engineer working in the National Health Service, industry and higher education before moving into the charitable sector.
Originating from Northern Ireland, Sean is married to Helen and is interested in science, DIY and reads a lot of novels. Interested in the psychology and process of comedy — he has even performed his ten-minute stand-up set at two shows at the Edinburgh Fringe!
Together, Catherine and Sean established Refuel.