Dean Cox has more than 30 years of experience in the world of learning and in his work as a coach. He has helped build learning plans for individuals and teams to enhance job skills, build strengths, and increase awareness of different working and thinking styles. Dean has a proven track record of coaching and consulting for those who are designing, developing, and implementing their own programs. Through his company The Strongest Link, Dean specializes in coaching facilitation skills, leadership skills, and helping individuals overcome personal barriers that keep them from reaching their true potential.
Prior to becoming a Leadership and Team Effectiveness Coach, Dean spent more than 25 years in various forms of education for both adults and children. Understanding the similarities and differences has instilled in him the necessity for knowing an audience and their needs.
Dean holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Education from the University of Illinois. He has also earned certification as a Professional Certified Coach from the International Coach Federation and Certified Professional Coach by the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching. Dean is Energy Level Index (ELI) Master Practitioner, and uses the ELI assessment as a tool to enhance self-awareness in the coaching process. Additionally, Dean spent 3 years on the Board of Directors for the Kaleidoscope Youth Center, and serves his local community in the Olde Towne East Neighborhood Association.