Meet Chad Hall

Chad Hall serves on the teaching faculty of Western Seminary where he is the Director of Coaching.  He also serves as the President of Coach Approach Ministries, a leadership coach, and a writer.

His mission is to engage in open conversations that make a difference.

Chad is the author of Coaching for Christians Leaders: A Practical Guide (2007) and Faith Coaching: A Conversational Approach to Helping Others Move Forward in Faith (2009), both of which are cornerstone texts in the field of Christian coaching.  His 2015 eBook The Coaching Mindset: 8 Ways to Think Like a Coach is still plugging along as an Amazon Bestseller in three categories.  He's the editor of Christian Coaching Magazine and has also written for Leadership Journal on a variety of issues.

Chad is a graduate of Lenoir-Rhyne College (BA in Religion), Duke Divinity School (MTS) and Princeton Theological Seminary (ThM).  He's also wrapping up a DMin at Western Seminary with a research focus on Christian integration of positive psychology.  Over his career Chad has served as a pastor, church planter and denominational consultant.  He's also worked as an internal coach at technology leader SAS (Cary, NC). 

He lives in Hickory, NC with his wife Holly and their three growing children.  For fun he likes coaching his boys in baseball, restoring his '88 Jeep Grand Wagoneer, roasting his own coffee beans and hiking the beautiful landscape of the Appalachian mountains.