Chris Baker is a family man and an avid cyclist. He competed in both Mountain Bike Cross-Country and Cyclocross – entering close to 200 races in the last 20 years. In 2012, he became the California State Clydesdale (over 200#) Cross Country Mountain Bike State Champion. He is honored to be a former board member of Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz and continue to support leaders at MBOSC.
Now Chris devotes his time to the Clydesdale Group – his Leadership Coaching company. He works with emerging leaders and growing organizations, delivering Leadership Coaching and Executive Consulting. He partners with rapid-growth organizations and managers who are new to leadership.
Chris is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coach Federation and a certified Mental Fitness (PQ) Coach.
Chris deliberately keeps his client base small and focused. His style of coaching works through its single-minded, collaborative approach founded on a developing relationship with the client.
His approach to Leadership Coaching is based on simple, actionable, proven steps. Crucially, it’s backed by science (neuroscience, positive psychology, cognitive psychology, and performance science).