John K Whitehead & Associates

3426 Rosedale Crt
West Kelowna, BC V4T 2R6

John is an experienced, recognized leadership coach and trainer working with professional sports front office teams, building team cohesion and increased sales performance results by focusing on how we communicate and behave. Using unique participatory workshops and one-on-one coaching, team members learn first about who they are, how they communicate and behave, and next to recognize how others communicate and behave. Then using the “platinum rule”, to increase their personal effectiveness, increase their performance results leading to increased sales, reduced conflict, and increased staff retention and business growth for the organization.


John Whitehead
Executive/Leadership Coach

About John Whitehead:

John Whitehead MA. PCC. CEC. is an experienced leader, facilitator, and certified coach with over 40 years of senior leadership and management experience. John has held senior operational positions with national organizations achieving significant recognition for his results. In 2012, he graduated from Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC, with an MA in Leadership. He is a certified instructor in Tracom’s SOCIAL STYLE® and Versatility process, has a level one certification with Hogan Assessments, is a L3 (Expert) Points of You® facilitator, is a certified coach with Marshall Goldsmith’s Stakeholder Coaching, and a level one facilitator and LPI coach with The Leadership Challenge.

Areas of Expertise:

Guest or Customer Service
Public Speaking
Emotional Intelligence
Soft Skills

Training Type:

One-on-One Coaching and Facilitated Workshops (in person and virtual).

Published Books:

What Are These Things Called Soft Skills

John has presented at many conferences, including the ALSD Conference and Tradeshow, Appraisal Institute of Canada, Alpine (Ski Patrol) Canada, Leadership Challenge Conference, and Royal Roads University Leadership Conference.