Coaching found Jodi while she was volunteering in her sons 4th grade classroom. When the teacher could not handle the kids with ADHD, she would ask Jodi to take them out of the classroom to help them. Many years later, Jodi Sleeper-Triplett, MCC, SCAC, BCC is a coach trainer, mentor, presenter and keynote speaker. She is the author of Empowering Youth with ADHD and contributing author of Becoming Self-Determined: Creating Thoughtful Learners in a Standards-Driven, Admissions-Frenzied Culture. She developed the first research-based coach training programs focused on coaching students with ADHD. Her company, JST Coaching & Training, provides student coaching and ADHD coach training programs to individuals and organizations worldwide, offered in English, Spanish, Turkish and Italian.

Jodi’s coaching model for success in student coaching was used in the landmark 2-year ADHD coaching research study proving that skill, will and self-regulation improved in college students who received coaching services;  and she is the co-author of a 2014 study on the effectiveness of the ADHD Benefits of Coaching Scale (ABCS). Jodi’s research interests include the positive impact of coaching on self-determination, resiliency and executive function skill development.

Jodi is the recipient of the 2016 CHADD Hall of Fame Award. She is a member of ACO, ACTO, ADDA, AHEAD, CHADD and ICF, and is a frequent presenter at conferences and private workshops worldwide. Her articles on student coaching and ADHD can be found in print and online media outlets

Jodi and her team are committed to delivering interactive, heart-centered, high-quality training that equips graduates with the mindset, skills, and resources they need to create lasting, transformational changes with their students. She believes that every child deserves a coach

She completed her core coach training with the Coaches Training Institute, Success Unlimited Network and the American Coaching Association and continues to expand her knowledge through innovative workshops and coach training programs.


Joyce Kubik, President