Lydia Roy, BCC, MCC
Director of Training, and Dean of The Faculty of Professional Coaching

Lydia has coached top business leaders and helped teams and individuals to manage change, improve productivity, and to figure out and achieve their own definition of success. She has mentored hundreds of coaches and knows the ADLER Coaching program from the inside out. She successfully graduated from the ADLER program and was selected to become ADLER faculty and in 2016, Dean of the program. She has achieved the level of Master Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation. Lydia's first book, "The Magic of Change - 7 Strategies to Get Unstuck" was released in 2014.

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 Lydia Roy


Adria Trowhill, MA, CPCC, MCC
Dean Emeritus, and Founding Faculty

Adria is responsible for our international partners, and maintaining high standards for all of our coaching programs. Adria was the 2008 recipient of the Canadian Coach of the Year Award, which raises awareness among coaching consumers regarding the importance of hiring a trained and competent coaching professional. She is a trailblazer in Canadian leadership and leadership team coaching, with a background in organizational and clinical psychology, combined with experience addressing leadership, performance, organizational development and cultural change issues. She was a senior consultant for an international organizational development consulting firm for eight years. Through her company Posi-Trak, Adria is a four-time winner of the Prism Award for achieving outstanding performance through leadership coaching and leadership team coaching.(The Prism Award was created to recognize, honour, celebrate, and learn from organizations who have embraced Coaching as an integral part of their leadership strategy.) She is the former president of the Toronto branch of the International Coach Federation.

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 Adria Trowhill


William Cotric, PCC, Faculty Member 

Bill has successfully coached leaders from managerial to CEO levels for positive changes in their leadership. He is known for his leading edge thinking, his highly intuitive and creative fun approach, as well as his commitment to holding high standards for himself and his clients. Results for leadership development are achieved by focusing the client on building awareness of what they are truly wanting and the value generated by how they are being. Staying true to the coaching process, habits and “mechanisms” for positive change are explored.

Prior to his coaching practice, Bill held positions in advertising, sales management, marketing and publishing in senior executive roles.

Bill is an ADLER Trained Coach and is credentialed by the International Coach Federation with the designation of Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and is in the process of applying for his Master Certified Coach (MCC) designation this year.

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Bill Cotric


Robin Altman, B. Comm, PCC, Faculty Member 

Executive Coach, speaker, content creator, adult learning designer and creative trailblazer, Robin helps executives, creative professionals, entrepreneurs and teams advance professionally, accelerate their organization's success and lead their field. Robin holds a B. Comm., Marketing from Concordia University. She is certified in Leadership Coaching and Team Coaching: The Living Systems Approach from ADLER and holds an ICF designation. She acquired 20 years' experience in media & entertainment, broadcasting and telecommunications, including content creation and digital media.

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Robin Altman


Brian Cyr, PCC
Faculty Member

An entrepreneur who has operated a successful Martial Arts school for twenty-five years, Brian understands the quest for balance between professional and personal success, something he discovered through his own coaching journey. In his capacity as a Life Coach, Brian appreciates how these skills can help others discover this balance too. As a member of ADLERs Faculty, Brian is looking forward to the challenges that being a part of this team offer.

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Brian Cyr

Ann Reich, PCC, Faculty Member

Ann is a leadership coach and thought partner to executives, emerging leaders and their teams, inspiring creative solutions as they explore and bring to life their vision for excellence. Bringing over 20 years of diverse leadership experience in financial services to her coaching partnerships, Ann was trained at ADLER, is a Professional Certified Coach with the ICF and holds a Queen’s University B.A. Honours in Psychology and Linguistics. She is a certified coach of Tilt 365 and The Living Systems Approach™ and a qualified practitioner of MBTI®and DISC.

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Ann Reich


Pamela Ramadei, MCC, Faculty Member

Pamela has been an Executive Leadership Coach since 1998, with expertise in leadership and team development through focused training and targeted coaching goals. She challenges and develops senior leaders and officials through individual coaching, leadership training, team coaching, and developing team synergy. Facilitation and training includes: Coaching Skills, Emotional Intelligence, presentation, and communication skills, effective decision-making, building coalitions through accountability and conflict resolution. As Founder of Choice to Change Alliance, Pamela provides coaching and training internationally.

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Pamela Ramadei

Laura Atwood, PCC , Faculty Member 

Professional Coach, Certificate Program Faculty member and facilitator of Adler Corporate Programs. She is also the President of Adler International Learning Southwest located in Phoenix, Arizona, the campus providing both the Adler Coaching Certificate Program and Adler Corporate Services. She draws on a diverse background in anthropology, visual arts, parent education, nonprofit management and dispute resolution.

With her individual clients as well as with groups, Laura thinks big, and anchors her coaching clients and participants in their most resourceful selves. In addition to her teaching, coaching and consulting, Laura works as a professional divorce and family mediator, with an associated coaching specialty in helping divorcing clients to move from “survive” to “thrive”,

Laura champions professionalism in coaching globally as Co-Chair of the Regulatory Committee of the ICF and serves on the Board of Directors of the Maricopa County Association of Family Mediators. 

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