John Schreitmueller, PCC, ECP-BC

John Schreitmeuller

Drawing upon his early career as a military officer, John has been coaching senior executives for more than 20 years, providing guidance and insight across issues ranging from the relatively straightforward to the profoundly complex. He has been featured often in articles and interviewed by major media outlets. Following his service in the Marines, John held top leadership roles in major consulting firms, where his contributions remain as cornerstones in the executive coaching profession. A highly credentialed, board certified practitioner, John is a nationally recognized expert in the fields of executive, leadership, organizational, behavioral and career coaching. He is the author of an award-winning book on the U.S. manned space program and is a licensed commercial pilot in high-performance aircraft.


 Leadership Influence and Impact

 Executive Stress and Burnout

 Communication and Relationship Strategies

 Issues, Blockages and Conflict Resolution

 Divorce Transition Coaching

 Succession and Transition Planning

 On Boarding New Leaders

 Time Management

 Work/Life Balance

 Crisis Management

 Family Business Leadership


Southern Connecticut State University, BA

Commissioned unrestricted line officer via the Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Class program

Southern Methodist University, Adjunct Faculty, Edwin L. Cox School of Business

Southern Methodist University, Edwin L. Cox School of Business, Graduate Certificate (GC)

SMU, Graduate Studies in Advanced Mediation and Corporation Negotiation

Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Program on Leadership for Senior Executives

John F. Kennedy Sixth Floor Museum, Dallas, TX, Oral History Program

Manchester Partners International, Saratoga Institute: advanced training in executive, behavioral, developmental, career transition and executive intervention 


International Coach Federation

National Association of Career Professionals

American Psychological Association

American Mental Health Counselors Association

Marine Corps Association

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

Harvard Club of Boston


Executives come to me when they want to

Elevate their overall executive performance

Lead and interact with others authentically

Achieve greater levels of work/life balance

Significantly reduce their levels of stress

Address key issues, challenges and blockages on both professional and personal levels 


The way I work is through

Listening carefully, interacting mindfully, identifying root causes, and addressing underlying beliefs that cause blockages.   

What executive clients can expect from working with me/outcomes

Significantly enhanced performance in professional and personal life; effective and authentic presence, emotional balance and strength; effective methodologies for stress management. 

What executives say about working with me  

That I am approachable and nonjudgmental. Through deep experience, I am empathetic to the multi-faceted issues executives face in today’s chaotic environment. I share strategies to resolve their work, career and life balance issues. I help them increase their effectiveness exponentially through self-awareness.    

Why I find this work so gratifying 

For executives tasked with leading organizations – and managing their careers through multi-faceted business and interpersonal challenges, the difference between positive and negative outcomes depends on highly competent guidance. Providing solutions and strategies in a confidential and trusting environment is the most rewarding and satisfying part of my life’s work.    

Length of typical coaching session and overall engagement

Typical session runs 50 minutes. Engagements are customized to best meet the client’s goals and needs.  


Aviation/Space Writers Association Award of Excellence for Nonfiction Journalism for Book, Of Dreams and Astronauts, 1990

Aviation/Space Writers Association, Featured Authors Presentation, Dallas, TX

Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Program on Leadership for Senior Executives

Southern Methodist University, Edwin L. Cox School of Business, Adjunct Faculty

Southern Connecticut State University, selected faculty for executive leadership

Women in Technology, Women Executives and the Role of Authentic Leadership

Park Cities Club, Dallas, TX, panel with Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin E. “Buz” Aldrin and Congressman/Vietnam POW Sam Johnson (R) Texas

Panel on 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis with Sergei Khrushchev, Atlanta GA

EDS executive roundtable with former President George H.W. Bush

Book signing events, Dallas and Plano, TX

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), Authentic Leadership and Retention of Top Talent in Aviation and Aerospace

Oral History Program, featured guest, John F. Kennedy Sixth Floor Museum, Dallas, TX

Marine Corps Association, veteran line officer member 


NBC Evening News with Tom Brokaw

CNN International

National Syndicated Talk Radio: Talk Radio Washington DC with Blanquita Collum

WSB Radio Atlanta with Eric Ericson: Talk Radio Sandy Springs/featured guest interview

Georgia Public Broadcasting

Serius XM Sixties at Six with Phlash Phelps

AOPA Pilot magazine

Professional Pilot magazine