keeping the magic alive

david wikander​, cpcc, orscc, pcc

David Wikander

Keeping The Magic Alive



  • Over 30 years experience designing, leading and co-leading multi-day workshops and trainings
  • Led trainings and workshops in over 15 countries 
  • Widely diverse and international client-base in private practice
  • Leader and Certification Supervisor for CRR Global, an international cutting-edge systems-oriented coaching school
  • Extensive professional coaching with executives, managers, entrepreneurs, and small business teams and partnerships
  • 20 years as owner of Turtle River Rafting Company, Inc. leading a highly diverse array of workshops both designed by David and co-led with respected leaders
  • Co-designed and led 2 day executive leadership training with 70 executive and management-level team members from a Czech Republic-based company representing 10 countries
  • Co-designed and led a training, as part of a 3 day conference, with 70 Management-level team members with The USDA Department of Rural Development CA
  • Co-designed and led a 2 day intervention retreat with executive, management, and department heads for a large U.S.-based energy company

Professional experience

  • CRR Global Individual and Group Supervisor, Certification Program; 2008-Present
  • CRR Global Faculty; Front of the Room Leader, 2006-Present
  • CTI Faculty: Front of the Room Leader; 2006-2011
  • International Private Coaching Practice: Individuals, Relationships, Teams; 2003-Present
  • Personal Financial Analyst, Primerica: Division of Citigroup; 2000-2002
  • D&T River Journeys Co-Founder & Owner; 1996-2006
  • Sales, Trainings, & Nutritional Coaching, Cell Tech; 1995-2000
  • Turtle River Rafting Company Inc. and Medicine Lake Ski Trips: Founder, Owner & Trainer; 1976-1996
  • Peralta Community College District and College of the Siskiyous; Art and Biology Teacher; 1979-1982

Coaching Certifications: 

  • Organization & Relationship Systems Coaching, ORSCC, 2009
  • Professional Certified Coach, PCC, International Coaching Federation, 2007
  • Team Diagnostics: Team Training Intensive, 2006
  • Certified Co-Active Coach, CPCC, Coaches Training Institute, CTI, 2003-2004

coach-related training/Credentials:

  • Stress Resiliency/Wellness Coaching, Helix Institute, 2006
  • The Coaches Studio Mastery Coaching Program, 2006
  • R-5 Leadership Program, Co-Active Space, 2006
  • Organization & Relationship Systems Coaching Program, CTI, 2003-2004
  • Co-Active Space Leadership Development Program, 2002-2003
  • Personal Financial Analyst, Primerica: Division of Citigroup, 2000
  • Registered Representative selling Securities, Primerica, 2000
  • Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, 1990
  • Teaching Credential, Community College, Art & Biology, 1979

College Education:

  • Graduate Work: Watershed Management, Humbolt State University, 1980
  • Teaching Credential: San Francisco State University, 1977
  • B.A. Art/Humanistic Psychology, Sonoma State University, 1974