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Nancy Scannell, ACC, MS, MA

Nancy Scannell holds an Accredited Coaching Certification (ACC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF) and is a certified Presence Based Coach. She has pledged to adhere to the ICF Code of Ethics. She holds a Certificate of Membership with the ICF and with the ICF Chicago Chapter. Nancy is also a Presence-Based Certified Coach, and she has logged over 140 hours of coaching hours.

ICF Code of Ethics: “As a professional coach, I acknowledge and honor my ethical obligations to my coaching clients and colleagues and to the public at large. I pledge to comply with ICF Standards of Ethical Conduct, to treat people with dignity as free and equal human beings, and to model these standards with those whom I coach. If I breach this Pledge of Ethics or any ICF Standards of Ethical Conduct, I agree that the ICF in its sole discretion may hold me accountable for so doing. I further agree that ICF’s holding me accountable for my breach may include loss of my ICF Membership or my ICF Certification.

Please refer to CoachFederation.org for more information regarding the ICF Code of Ethics.

Coaching Testimonials

“Nancy has an amazing warmth to her coaching presence that supports me unconditionally. Through our conversations I have gained important awarenesses, opening up new possibilities in my life.”

Caroline Cochran

Caroline Cochran, PhDJEMM Consulting, LLC“Within a coaching session, Nancy has a way with holding presence and presenting powerful questions with an energetic ease.” 


Madia V. Swicord, LMT, ERTY500Chattanooga Yoga School Director

“Nancy Scannell fully embodies the ideals of the coaching profession.  Her vitality and presence in service to her clients transforms space and facilitates creative and imaginative thought.  As an active listener, she assists in helping clients realize their greatest potential.”


MaryAnn W Anderson ACC, CDWFandersma@me.com, Executive Coach

“Nancy Scannell brings a spirit of enthusiasm and heartfelt encouragement to all that she does, whether advising an uncertain first-year college student or mentoring a colleague who’s navigating institutional cultures and how to better serve students and the university.  A gifted communicator, Nancy is genuine and sincere–someone whose thoughtfulness and intelligence is always marshalled in service to others, their potential, and a greater communal good.”


Anna R. Stewart, PhDAssistant Dean, Christ CollegeValparaiso Universityanna.stewart@valpo.edu