Based in Lake Zurich, Illinois, JKM Coaching is led by Chris Zolnierek, President and Head Coach. Coach Chris is a model for living life with purpose.  He does this by displaying integrity and honesty in his words and actions, by maintaining his physical, spiritual and mental health, and by contributing his time and positive energy to people and institutions in need.

Over a five-year period, Coach Chris dedicated his discretionary time to studying the works of current metaphysics leaders including Dr. Wayne Dyer, Ram Dass and Dephok Chopra. The writings of these leaders led to the study of A Course in Miracles (Schucman and Thetford, 1975), which was a powerful inspiration to make changes in his life. Coach Chris has earned the following coaching certificates and degree:

  • Wellness and Life Coaching, College of Lake County, (Accredited by the National Wellness Institute, www.nationalwellness.org)
  • FOCCUS Facilitator, FOCCUS, Inc.
  • Master of Arts, Wellness and Lifestyle Management, Rowan University

Coach Chris has thrived in the business world for over 25 years. After graduating from Ferris State University with a B.S. in Printing Management, he contributed to the top and bottom line growth at several companies in various roles. His experiences include sales, marketing, new product development, customer service management, operations management and cost estimating.  He led sales and marketing for the Advocate at Work division of Advocate Health Care for five years, and is a member of the American Heart Association Worksite Wellness Committee.

Coach Chris enjoys spending time with his family, coaching, exercising, reading, working, taking classes, volunteering and helping people achieve their dreams!