Rev. Dr. Felix Villanueva, MCC

Coaching Focus: Clergy Coaching, Ministry Teams Coaching, Executive Coaching, Leadership Coaching, Conflict and Change Coaching, Vision and Mission Coaching

About Rev. Dr. Felix: Felix Villanueva lives in Claremont, CA. He has been coaching for 24 years. He serves many roles in coaching as a Mentor Coach with International Coach Federation, the Director of Coaching Services with Vibrant Faith, the Director of Coaching for Latin America and the Caribbean with Coaching4Today’sLeaders, and as an Associate Coach with BetterUp Coaching. Felix has also served in ministry as a US Navy Chaplain (1982-2003), a Hospice Chaplain (2003-2005), a Senior Minister at UCC La Mesa, CA (2005-2010), and in the UCC Southern California Nevada Conference (2010-Present). In his spare time he enjoys playing the Native American flute and traveling around the world.

His certifications include:

  • Master Certification in Coaching (MCC), International Coaching Federation (ICF)
  • Harrison Assessment Debriefer
  • DISC Assessment Debriefer
  • Doctorate in Organizational Leadership (EdD), Argosy University, Los Angeles, CA
  • Masters Degree in Pastoral Counseling, Princeton Theological Seminary, NJ
  • Master Degree in Divinity, Seminario Evangelico de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR
  • Bachelor Degree in Biology, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR

You may have seen Felix at these Vibrant Faith activities: The Vibrant Faith Coaching School – he is the Director in charge of the certification process.

You may have seen Felix’s published works:
Thriving in the Fire: Coaching Through the Conflicts of Change
A Guide to Effective Ministry Teams: The Pastoral Dialogical Model
Keeping the Watch: Missioning and Visioning for the Church in the 21st Century, Course Workbook