Joel Rothaizer

Leadership Coach

Edmonton, CA


Executive Coach, Business Coach, Leadership Coach, Relationship Coach, Life Coach


A Master Certified Coach and Licensed Psychologist, I bring a wealth of tools and perspectives that will enable you to not only deal more effectively with your current challenges, but also position you to be globally more effectives in your professional and personal life. 

Joel Rothaizer


 Dr. Joel M. Rothaizer, MCC, is an executive coach and organizational consultant with extensive training and over 30 years’ experience. His focus is on leadership development, executive coaching and team/organizational effectiveness. He assists leaders in finding versatile styles that are more successful, authentic, and energizing. He assists teams and organizations in creating results-oriented cultures vitalized by collaboration and partnership, incorporating the alignment of clear hierarchy with the engagement and productivity of self-governing teams.

A Licensed Psychologist and Certified Business Coach, he is also on the faculty of the University of Miami Professional Coach Program and Corporate Coach University, as well as a Certified Enneagram Teacher. Underpinnings of his work include Contextual Thinking ,  Developmental Thinking (the different leadership “operating systems” that are increasingly more effective for dealing with complexity, ambiguity, and rapid change), Complexity, Polarity Management, Leadership Versatility, and Living Systems. The International Coach Federation has designated him a Master Certified Coach, their highest credential.

Joel assists his clients in focusing on root causes rather than on energy-sapping symptoms, and in discovering unique and elegant solutions to seemingly complex problems. His clients have included Government of Canada, Ledcor, HSBC, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Province of Alberta, General Electric, IBM, ADP, Alberta Health Services, Skidmore Owings & Merrill, Italian Centre Shop, ATCO Structures & Logistics, University of Calgary, Rehrig Pacific,   PeopleSoft, Hagemeyer, Mellon, Wide Open West, StorageTek, Sanofi-Aventis, Ferrellgas, and Los Alamos National Labs. He and his partner, Sandra Hill, are currently providing leadership effectiveness training for the top 800 leaders in the City of Edmonton.

Coaching Specialty

I provide executive coaching for leaders at all levels, including CEOs of large companies. I am more than a coach. I'm an organizational effectivness consultant who also coaches, and that distinction is important.  I understand organizations, and the impact of culture, context, and roles on the functioning of my clients.  I also understand that coaching  should not be just asking great questions. It's also about providing tools, models and perpectives that are cutting edge and actionable, enabling my clients to view their challenges and opportunities through new lenses and increasing their overall confidence and competence through our work together. I also provide relationship coaching, individual coaching, and Enneagram coaching.

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