John is an Accredited Professional Certified Coach from the International Coaching Foundation. He has 14 years of experience working with senior leaders in business, athletes and ambitious professionals. He offers in-person and virtual coaching to clients globally. John also offers team coaching in the corporate world for teams who are looking to deliver sustainable performance through Connection, Clarity and Trust!

Coaching Offerings
  • 1 to 1 Coaching – Face to Face

  • 1 to 1 Coaching – Online

  • Team coaching – In person

Executive Coaching

Executive coaching provides you with a confidential space to press pause and review your current way of thinking and operating. Through deep reflection, strategic thinking and action, you will hone your skills to be an effective leader in your industry.

John’s approach will help you to gain confidence in a new role or excel in an existing position.

Performance Coaching

John’s performance coaching methods will enable you operate at your best. You will build strategies that enable you to perform at a high level on a consistent basis, while developing a real deep understanding of who you truly are.

Team Coaching

Developing high performing teams is a real passion for John. If you are a new, existing or recently merged team then seeing the foundations for success are vital. John uses a tried a tested model for helping teams deliver performance through building trust, alignment and clarity whilst driving accountability.

About John

John’s passion for people and human performance shines through in everything he does. He is deeply curious and brings huge energy and enthusiasm to his work. Creating connection and actively challenging clients is at the core of his coaching. He utilises the latest knowledge from the fields of coaching, neuroscience, NLP and psychology to shape his offerings in the world of business.

John is currently undertaking a Professional Doctorate in Human Performance & Innovation at the University of Limerick. His primary area of focus for his PhD is decision making in an organisational setting. He is an accredited executive coach, with a QQI Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Coaching with Neuroscience. John is also a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) by the International Coaching Federation (ICF), who are the global standard bearers in coaching. He is a business graduate (BA) from LIT, with twelve years industry experience having worked in sales roles with the Smurfit Group and Symantec Corporation.

The skill-set hones over the past 14 years has enabled him to work successfully in a 1 to 1 and group capacity with leaders across the globe. You as the client benefit from this extended period of practice and study. John has a big sporting background and has worked as the Performance Coach with Limerick FC and the Sligo GAA Senior football team. In his spare time John is an endurance runner and has completed the world-famous multi-day endurance race Marathon de Sables in the Sahara Desert as well as the recent Berlin Marathon.

John features regularly on national media as an expert in the field of coaching and human development. John is also a co-founder of Performance Nerds who specialize in developing high performance leaders and teams.

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Client Testimonials

  • “I have had the privilege of working closely with John, and I cannot emphasize enough the positive impact he has had on my growth. His unwavering commitment to holding me accountable to myself has pushed me to reach new heights. Moreover, his unique approach of placing a mirror in front of me has fostered unparalleled self-awareness, enabling me to recognize and overcome hidden obstacles. One of the remarkable aspects of working with John is his dedication to his clients”

    Colin – CEO @ Legal Operators, San Francisco

  • “John provided excellent support as I transitioned into a new company and industry. This ensured I had a clear progression path against which I could assess my performance, particularly over the first 100 days of my new role. John’s support and insights greatly assisted in navigating the challenges encountered over this period and beyond.”

    Ian – Financial Director @ Uniphar

  • “I had the fortunate opportunity to work with John in 2023 in a coaching capacity as part of a leadership programme. The sessions with John have assisted myself in managing the New Zealand business, identifying critical areas of focus and coaching positive outcomes. His ability to listen and articulate insightful feedback through difficult situations has been invaluable. I have no hesitation in recommending John for future coaching roles at senior leadership level.”

    Rhys – GM @ Enermech New Zealand

  • I have worked with John for a few years now and I have to say his guidance and understanding of what I need at any given time is really valuable. Whether it is personal goals or business interests to navigate, working with a professional who understands what you are about and your drivers is hugely important. It helps to keep me focused and driven towards my targets. I would highly recommend giving John a call.”

    Karl – Director @ Moore Financial

  • “Working with John was a fantastic experience. Not only does he encourage self-reflection and self- awareness of your day-to-day habits and behaviours, but he also looks at your current skill-set and how this can be promoted to support you in developing as a professional. John challenges your thought process to enable you to reflect at a deeper level enabling you to pinpoint key areas of change. Working with John has made me a better leader, built more self-confidence and allowed for positive adaptability in my role”

    Stacey – Head of Services @ Odyssey Social Care

  • “I met John through an emerging managers programme I was part of. John’s delivery of the course was excellent, very challenging and engaging. I had a pleasure of working with John on one-to-one basis during individual coaching sessions. I was sceptical at first, but John quickly gained my trust and skilfully guided me towards pragmatic solutions to my problems. I felt more confident and better equipped to face work challenges”

    Sonia – Head of Regulatory Compliance @ Revolut