Sam & Vicki co-founded the “The Farina Group.” The Farina Group, comprised of specialists in the field of coaching is a distributor of Everything DiSC. Sam specializes in Executive Coaching with the use of 360 Assessments.
He has achieved his Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation. He is trained in the use of DiSC Solutions, Time Mastery Profile coaching, Golden Personality and Conflict Dynamics Profile coaching, and uses the assessments and skills with individuals and teams in profit & non-profit environments.
Sam draws from years of church leadership and is well known for his dynamic and creative speaking ability. Believing in the possibilities and value coaching holds for emerging leaders motivated him to create a private coaching practice.
He received his initial coaching education through Coach Approach Ministries. He holds a Masters Degree in Leadership from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. Presently, Sam is writing his dissertation and will receive his doctorate with an emphasis in professional coaching in May 2015.
After pioneering to create the Assemblies of God Coaching Network, he continues to train coaches for the network and serves on their coaching board and task force. He hosts a monthly Coaching Skills Webinar and writes a weekly e-letter, “Coaches Tool Kit.” He also serves as a member of the Trinity Bible College Board of Trustees.