“Husband, father, grandfather, Air Force veteran, attorney, author, NCAA Division 1 baseball coach, community leader, life coach, speaker, pastor… Scott has been, and is, a lot of things. For me, he is a mentor and friend”Coaching Client
“Husband, father, grandfather, Air Force veteran, attorney, author, NCAA Division 1 baseball coach, community leader, life coach, speaker, pastor… Scott has been, and is, a lot of things. For me, he is a mentor and friend”
From the first time you meet Scott Whitaker, you know you’ll never forget him. It may be his strength of character that impresses you. Or the immediate connection he makes with everyone he meets. Or his sincerity. Or maybe it is his quiet humility that is so attractive.
But whatever it is, it doesn’t take long for Scott’s gentle manner to weave its way into your heart and make you want to know him better.
Husband, father, grandfather, coach, mentor, pastor, friend, Scott will connect with you in a way no other person has. With a passion for changing lives, Scott will help you see your strengths, learn to nurture your potential and find the purpose in your life. He’Il tell you right up front, it’s not easy and it is more about life changes than simply feeling good.
A lawyer, baseball coach, character, life and performance coach, business executive, consultant, author and pastor, Scott shares life experiences that will surprise and even shock you.
A natural leader, speaker and coach, Scott’s experiences give him a unique perspective as a life, performance and executive leadership coach, to help individuals, teams, businesses and organizations find and change their focus, narrow their vision and create a unified culture of significance and increased performance and impact.
A former math teacher, adjunct professor of business law and University of Florida baseball coach, Scott is founder and president of Impact for Living, a multi-faceted Christ-centered ministry devoted to building and transforming lives to have the impact they were meant to have.
Scott is also chief operating officer of Whitaker Partners, LLC, a firm founded by his son, Nathan, which assists professional and collegiate coaches and sports industry executives and administrators with the important decisions, opportunities and direction of their personal and professional lives.
Scott has held numerous national and statewide leadership and service positions. He was a national board member of The Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Governor of the 16,000-member Florida District of Kiwanis and chair of the Board of Visitors at the Duke Divinity School. He was a member of the board of trustees of the University of Florida Law Center and the Florida United Methodist Children’s Home. He has been a Guardian ad Litem for the children of Florida, served on the board of Habitat for Humanity and the University of Florida’s Gator Boosters, Inc.
Scott graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in mathematics and earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Florida College of Law. He also completed training at Harvard Law School in mediation and negotiation, and is certified as a life coach, teacher and trainer by the John Maxwell certification program.
Scott has been married to his bride Lynda since 1967. Together they are blessed with their son, Nathan, daughter-in-law, Amy, two amazing granddaughters, Hannah and Ellie, and a delightful rescue dog, Tulip.
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For information regarding speaking engagements and conferences, please visit Impact for Living Ministries at impactforliving.com.