About the Coach
Hi, my name is Cecil Wong. I’m a certified life coach with clients all across the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. I can help you:
- Reach your personal goals and overcome life challenges
- Deepen your relationship with your partner
- Raise an amazing family and create a healthy family culture
You know what matters most to you. And whatever those things are, they affect your family in significant ways. That’s why I focus on things that have the biggest impact in life: family connections.
My Mission Statement
Family Connections Coaching partners with those who want to elevate their commitment to developing themselves, to lead with wisdom and love, at home and work.
When we courageously engage the hidden things that diminish our joy, health, and relationships, we get off the path of conforming with societal pressures, and onto a path of deeper transformation.
We become the parents, spouses, managers, and friends that change the world.
My Drive to be a Coach
Getting clear is so essential. With demanding jobs, busy schedules, children’s education, extracurricular activities - how do we effectively prioritize? It’s been said that good is the enemy of the best (or something like that). Good job, good kids, good grades, good life… but what might be the very best? Could we be missing out on the great as we strive for the bazillion good things in life?
In other words, we need to ask: “What’s most important?” We need to know where we’re heading. And along the same lines, we need to know: “What’s most important right now?” That’ll help us get to where we need to get to.
My drive to be a life coach is fueled by the challenge, joy and satisfaction in partnering with people to learn and move forward in the things that mean most to them - including personal relationships, career, parenting or life changes. I have effectively coached many individuals to consistently give greater attention to what mattered most, in order to align their passion, purpose, and plans. I also work with those who want to become life coaches themselves, or are life coaches - such as Phoebe Jue at Celebrate You Coaching.
My Journey to Coaching
For nearly two decades as an educator, I worked closely with many students and families through various challenges. I also served as Chaplain and Dean of Students, giving more time to individual care and counselling of middle and high school students and their parents. From 2009 to 2015, I served as a children’s ministry director, growing a program that targeted the development of emotionally healthy spirituality. After two years of moonlight life coaching, I resigned in January of 2015 to pursue coaching full time.
I earned my BA in General Biology in 1989 from San Francisco State University and my Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in 2007. In July of 2014, I received the Certificate in Transformational Coaching from Western Seminary. Western Seminary is certified through the International Coaching Federation.
Most importantly, I am married to May, the love of my life, and have two children, whom I love to the moon.
Recreationally, I enjoy bass fishing, weight lifting, swimming, biking, eating and traveling.
I also love going to the movies with my daughter, shopping with my wife, and camping and fishing with my son.
I am passionate about leading and loving my family to connect in the most meaningful ways that liberate each member to be and do their very best.