Darelyn DJ Mitsch

Team coaching expert, founding member & 6th former president of ICF.


  • One of the founding members and former Global President (2001) of the International Coach Federation (ICF), the world’s #1 coaching body.
  • The first of only 25 coaches to earn the prestigious ICF Master Certified Coach (MCC) credential.
  • Author of four books, including Coaching for Extraordinary Results, Team Advantage, Zombies to Zealots, and Mystic Grits.
  • CEO of Pyramid Resource Group, a coaching and consulting firm dedicated to helping organizations and individuals achieve their goals.
  • Creator of the Healthcare Coaching Institute, which trains healthcare professionals in coaching skills to improve patient care.
  • Developer of the Team Advantage coaching program, which focuses on enabling high-performance teams.
  • Trainer of the Certified Chief Master Coach (CCMC) by ITD World.
  • Trained thousands of team coaches globally, and is highly sought-after for her expertise.



Meet Darelyn “DJ” Mitsch, a seasoned coach who is passionate about helping organizations unlock the full potential of their teams and achieve breakthrough goals! With over 20 years of coaching experience, Darelyn has worked on various engagement and culture change initiatives for numerous Fortune 100 companies in industries such as telecommunications, technology, insurance, and sports management.

One of Darelyn’s initiatives, which she developed for a client, was able to increase employee engagement by an impressive 29 points within a year. This accomplishment speaks to her ability to drive tangible results and make a real impact on organizations.

As one of the founding members of the International Coach Federation (ICF), the world’s leading coaching body, DJ is a respected thought leader in the coaching industry. She served as the 6th ICF president (succeeding Dr. Marcia Reynolds), during which time she spearheaded global chapter development to bring the power of coaching to even more people around the world.

Darelyn DJ Mitsch

Darelyn is also a prolific writer, with her work featured in prestigious publications such as the Triangle Business Journal, Coaching World, and Choice. She is the author of several books, including Zombies to Zealots, Mystic Grits, and Coaching for Extraordinary Results.

DJ’s wealth of experience and expertise make her a sought-after coach and consultant for organizations looking to take their teams to the next level. Whether it’s team coaching, group coaching, leadership development, or training team coaches, DJ has the skills and knowledge to deliver results!