About Dave Buck
Dave Buck is a Master Certified Coach and the CEO of CoachVille, the largest social network for business and life coaches in the world – with the purpose to create a win-win world through coaching by guiding individuals and teams to win the games of their lives on their own terms.
Dave connects the worlds of life coaching, personal development, business, and athletics.
As a life coach he has coached over 1,000 individuals one-on-one and in small groups. He has also trained several thousand coaches as the lead trainer for CoachVille’s Graduate School of Coaching.
Dave is a leader in the coaching industry; he was selected by the International Coach Federation to participate in the first ever Global Coaching Leaders Summit with 30 colleagues. In 2004 Dave was awarded the first annual International Coach Federation (ICF) Peace Maker award for bringing CoachVille and the ICF together.
Dave worked side-by-side with Thomas Leonard – the founder of the life coaching movement – to create CoachVille in 2000 and became the CEO shortly after Thomas passed away in February 2003
Dave is a Founding Member of the Transformational Leadership Council; a group founded by Jack Canfield (author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series) and includes several leaders of the personal development movement including Wayne Dyer, John Gray and Rhonda Byrne. Many members of the council are part of the hit movie and book “The Secret”.
Dave is a life long solo-preneur. He has an MBA from Monmouth University and has worked for himself since he was 19. Dave has taught an MBA program for the Seton Hall Stillman School of Business called "The Joy of Business". He has appeared on The Coaching Show, has been interviewed by Choice Magazine (a leading coaching publication) and Entrepreneur Magazine.
Dave has been an athletic coach for many years and currently serves as the Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach at Seton Hall University, a position he has held for 11 years.
Dave has a love of personal growth and world travel. He spent two summers playing soccer in Bolivia and the famous Tahuichi soccer academy. He explored the most sacred temples in the southern tip of India accompanied Sri Guruji (of Dr. Wayne Dyer's Meditations for Manifestation fame) He is still an active soccer player. In his younger years, Dave sang jazz in coffee houses and has fronted a big band. He occasionally weaves a capela performances of Jazz standards into his presentations.