The AG Coaching Task Force is comprised of International Coaching Federation & 

Assemblies of God Certified Coaches.


    Sam draws from years of church leadership and is well known for his dynamic and creative speaking ability. Sam pioneered to create the Assemblies of God Coaching Network, and holds AGPC certification and gives focus to executive, individual and team coaching. He holds a Doctorate of Ministry with an emphasis in professional coaching. 

  • Rev. Dan Abbatiello, MA, PCC, AGPC

    Dan serves as the Assistant Superintendant for the Northern New England District Network in Portland Maine. His present responsibilities include new church planting, church health and leadership development. Dan earned his Master of Arts in Christian Ministry, is a Certified Leadership Coach and Certified Consultant. He specializes in leadership development organizational coaching and healthy church systems. Dan has worked large and small churches in rural, suburban and urban contexts. His experience, training and education give him a unique perspective enabling him to understand how to help pastors, leaders and congregations become all God intends them to be.

  • Dr. William Ellis, PCC, AGPC

    Bill is a PCC Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation, and is a certified Leader and Talent Management Coach and leadership assessment coach. He specializes in coaching teams and leaders in strategic planning, transitional and transformational change and maximizing one's personal potential and fulfillment. Bill's doctoral program focused on professional leadership coaching with an emphasis on team coaching. He is also the founding pastor of Riverside Community Church, a multi-site outreach located in Pittsburgh, PA. 

  • REV. Amy DeVries, MA, PCC, AGPC

    Amy holds an MA in Christian Ministries with an emphasis on professional coaching, PCC Certification with the International Coach Federation, and PC (Proficient Coach) with AG Coaching. She is also a certified Leadership and Talent Management Coach. She is a personal Leadership and Coach Coordinator with the Northwest Ministries Network and a certified Coach Trainer with Coach Approach Ministries. 

  • Rev. Michael Smith, MLM, PCC, AGPC

    Michael is the Lead Pastor of Northwest Church in suburban Chicago, and Executive Director of New Normal Coaching. Michael holds an MLM (Master of Leadership & Ministry), PCC Certification with the International Coach Federation, and is an PC, (Proficient Coach) with AG Coaching. Michael is the author and creator of the Professional Coach University Training Program (ICF approved). Michael is happily married to Kimberly, and the dad of six children.