Lingo Live coaches are experts in leadership and communication who are committed to helping your team find belonging and success in the workplace.
Maine Odom has over 10 years of teaching experience with a particular focus on public speaking and effective communication. He has also instructs American Sign Language, which has made his perspective on learning and teaching language unique. In the classroom, he encourages his students to merge spoken English skills with the power of physical communication.
- TESOL Certified
- TEFL Certified
David says, “I believe I create a relaxed and flexible teaching style that encourages an environment for fun and enjoyable conversations. I have an energetic personality and enjoy talking about all current events, travel, food, religion, politics and different cultures. I am learning from the students about their cultures as much as they are learning English from me. It is a symbiotic relationship.”
- B.S. Accounting
- CPA License & California Real Estate License
Haylee has taught English at the Moxon School of English in Italy, online at EF-Englishtown, and on a freelance basis. She spent many years as a teacher at Bournemouth & Poole College and working in marketing. She says, “I like to bring a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere to my lessons. Students need to know that they can ask questions and not worry about making mistakes; and that I am interested in what they have to say.”
- CELTA/TEFL Certified
Dylan Leonard puts a student’s life experience at the focal point of his classroom. He investigates their culture and expectations in order to provide best insights into communicating cross-culturally. In his previous career in the pharmaceutical trade, he trained and managed employees on operating systems and new medication and medical terminology.
- TEFL Certified
Jon has taught English for the last 13 years. Eight years ago, he established his own private language school where he teaches learners of all ages. Whether he’s working with learners or other coaches, he always strives to provide them with tailored support that meets their specific needs. For Jon, coaching is more than just helping people with their communication skills; it’s about helping them become the people they want to be.
- M.A. in TESOL
- B.A. in Japanese Literature and Asian Studies
Wendy has been teaching English around the world since 2009, destinations have included China, Turkey and Saudi Arabia. Wendy’s love of travel and learning combined with highly developed people skills ensures a rich rapport with her students and consistently positive outcomes. In addition to teaching, she has worked in print media with a focus on arts, culture and human interest stories.
- B.A. in Journalism and Literature
- Cambridge Teacher Knowledge Test Certified
Aria is an educator with 18 years of experience in school leadership, progressive pedagogy, SEL curriculum design, and stakeholder engagement. She draws on her experience as an entrepreneur to help professionals tell their story, develop authentic brands and communicate with clarity. Her approach toto skill development and cultural competency is innovative and results-driven.
- B.A., Communication & Public Relations