The UpCoach Way

You wouldn’t believe the number of business coaches who have – wait for it – never run their own business. Even worse, some “gurus” have given it a go and failed to ever make a profit. That’s not how we do things.

If you’re a business owner then you know it can be grueling work. When you’re struggling, actionable direction and advice can be worth its weight in gold – and that advice can only come from those who have been there, done that, sold the t-shirt.

Our Results Speak for Themselves

Our team of business coaching experts is exactly that: men and women who have founded, nurtured, grown and sold businesses. And they didn’t do that without making mistakes.

Maybe your business isn’t having its best days. Perhaps you’re growing so fast you’re losing control of the reins. Maybe things are okay, but you know that making productive changes now will benefit you in the future.

All of that, and so much more, is exactly what we’re here to help with.

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At UpCoach, we leverage our combined experience into specialist business coaching programs. Whatever it is that’s making you think twice, we will help find it, build up a solution, then get to work making it happen.

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Grow your business quickly, while you’re in control. 
 

Take a step back & gain a fresh perspective.
 

Work fewer hours without hindering the business.
 

Integrate powerful digital solutions & techniques.
 

Create financial and operational changes in-house.

Get To Know Our Team

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Nick Psaila
UpCoach Founder & Business Growth Expert

Nick is our founder and CEO. As well as being an author, keynote speaker, and a thought leader, Nick is a highly regarded business growth expert. His hands-on approach to coaching is reflected in the practical, actionable nature of our programs.
The ideas and principles of UPology, the foundation on which this business was built, were created by none other than Nick himself. He is both brilliant and unassuming, and he oversees the company’s coaching programs with authority and insight.

Chris Herbert

Chris Herbert
Business Growth Expert

A former business owner in the hospitality industry, as well as a brilliantly successful high-level manager in various others, we snapped up Chris back in 2016. Chris always works with our clients one-to-one, doing everything he possibly can to get the best out of their business.
As editor of the Upcoach Magazine, co-presenter of our signature online course, The Business Takeoff Masterclass, and co-author of Striking GOLD, Chris is reliable, insightful, and endlessly energetic. When things are turning south, Chris will correct the course.

Tony Crossin

Tony Crossin
Business Growth Expert

Tony is all about nailing the fundamentals. He’s done it with fresh-faced startups (including his own) all the way to major airline and hospitality giants. He understands what makes a strong, future-proofed business model, and what your business needs to do to make it a reality.
After spending 15 years as an entrepreneur, Tony – a natural people-person – dedicates his efforts to helping other adventurous, bright individuals gain the success they deserve. He has contributed extensively to the creation of our growth programs, and regularly delivers presentations and masterclasses for UpCoach.

Cliff Benns

Cliff Benns
Business Growth Expert

Cliff has been instrumental in developing and leading organisations to success as the CEO & Managing Director for over 24 Years. As an entrepreneur/ founder of two successful start-up companies both with successful multi million dollar trade sale exists Cliff brings a wealth of experience from the ground up. From his first business at the age of 22 started from just $50 in 1997 to premier manufacturer and supplier to major mining, transport, and industrial companies to current ventures in recycling and sustainability. His calm demeanour, strategic architect thinking and considered approach along with his purpose driven attitude allows him to bring significant value and inspire change on multiple levels of any organisation.

Lana Wirth

Lana Wirth
Communications Specialist

Lana brings to Upcoach her experience in Business Management and Customer Relations, with a Human Resources background. At a young age, Lana established and ran her own Retail Business for 12 years. With 25 years of Team Leading experience and her knowledge of Business Management, Lana has played a big part in the Upcoach Team for 7 years.

Cheryl Leonard

Cheryl Leonard
Administration Specialist

Cheryl is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to administration, having over 25 years’ experience in varying admin roles within the refrigeration and hospitality industries. Cheryl also has an understanding of what support is needed in running a small business as she has successfully built her own. She is continually upskilling herself on new ways to improve workflows and increase efficiency in business. Cheryl has been quite diverse in the roles she has worked whilst in administration which allows her to be adaptable in many situations.

Linda Rehayem

Linda Rehayem
Accounts Manager

Linda has been a bookkeeper for 30 years. She has known Nick for approximately 20 years and started working for him 6 years ago. She loves her job and finds it to be both challenging and rewarding. She has turned Nick’s business around and made it successful by overseeing the daily running of his business and improving day-to-day business operations. Working with an amazing team of experts enabled her to learn so much from their coaching ideas and practices.

Robyn Soleta

Robyn Soleta
Marketing Assistant

Robyn is a highly diversified and skilled Virtual Assistant. She has a great passion for learning and is knowledgeable in various systems and applications related to administrative tasks. She is hard-working and dedicated to delivering a high level of customer experience at all times. She leads the Upcoach V.A. team based in the Philippines and manages the various number of daily outsourced activities that Upcoach requires.

Dan Paloma

Dan Paloma
Marketing Assistant

Dan has been working as a virtual assistant and social media manager since 2012. He is currently working as Upcoach’s social media manager and marketing assistant. He is a creative person who enjoys creating content for social media, engaging with people, doing customer service, and administrative tasks. He is constantly learning and passionate about the digital marketing and social media industry. At his spare time, he enjoys reading books, cooking, and karaoke singing with his family. He also volunteers in a sign language congregation at his local church where he teaches the deaf people about the Bible.

Yash Amrite

Yash Amrite
Videographer

Yash is an award-winning cinematographer with over 6 years’ experience in the film industry. He graduated from Flinders University with a master’s degree in Screen and media production with a concentration in cinematography. Over the years, Yash’s work has enabled him to travel extensively, to experience many diverse locations and to observe the inner workings of cultural and natural systems but above all, to meet and work with some pretty wonderful people. His years of experience in the industry has taught him how to produce quality material on the tightest of schedules.

Rose Psaila

Rose Psaila
Client Care Manager

With her background in health and fitness and beauty, Rose has a natural passion for helping others. She has worked in the marble and construction industry, leading and coordinating teams of installers. For the last 5 years, she has been working and coordinating 3 child care centres and managing over 50 staff. With a spirit and love for customer service and client care, Rose is an important team leader for the Upcoach company. With her positive and energetic attitude, Rose is an asset to the UPCoach family.

Sue Lougoon

Sue Lougoon
Customer Relations

Sue has a background in the Visual Arts Industry. 

From her knowledge and experience as a sole trader, Sue was able to convert her expertise in this field to go on to develop a successful business, which branched out to include other facets of the Arts Industry.

Sue’s experience in Customer Relations and Marketing has led her to Upcoach, where she is a highly valued member of the Upcoach Team.

Tom Newsham

Tom Newsham
Customer Relations

Tom has had a full time career selling I.T solutions, both in the U.K and Australia.

Tom’s speciality has been working for large organisations and top ranking leading suppliers including IBM.

The solutions he was involved in were mostly centered on Customer Relationship Management and Customer Experience.

This background means that he is totally focussed on customers needs and requirements and has proven to be an invaluable member of the Upcoach Team.