Carol Fox

Principal Executive Coach & Team Trainer

For over 2 decades Carol has worked as a coach, speaker and trainer in the Professional Development Industry with Sport and Corporate clients.

She works extensively throughout Victoria with the Country Fire Authority (CFA) teaching leadership programs and has a particular interest in Women in Leadership.

Coming from a lifesaving background she understands the unique aspects of volunteering and paid participation and As Victoria’s first female professional surf-lifesaving lifeguard, a national level swimmer and water polo player, Carol has experienced the mindset of champions firsthand.

Her Master’s Thesis: “Women’s Perceived Barriers To Elite Coaching Positions In Australian Sport “was used extensively by the Australian Sports Commission in determining policies for women in sport and has applications in all areas of life.

Carol is like your own personal GPS on human behavior and enjoys sharing information from her book “ Be a Confident Communicator”

Meet the rest of the team

Meet the team

the Co of Carol Fox & Co

Cathy Acocks
Strategic Planning & Communication /
Executive Coach


After 26 years as a senior manager in the Victorian Public Service, and the CEO of a not for profit organisation, Cathy specialises in Strategic and Business planning; organisational governance; and is extremely competent writing government funding applications.

Currently working with state sporting organisations, emergency services and local government Cathy enjoys providing support and direction to enable individuals to build on their pathways to success.

Michael sleep
Workshop Facilitator

Michael is Qualified in Small Group Training and Work Place Assessment. He specialises in working with young leaders and recently had a 6 month experience as a facilitator in the American Summer Camp system in remote areas of America. With a qualification in outdoor education michael helps us design programs for teams who would like an experiential leadership program

Hannah Mcdougall
Motivational Speaker

Our very busy Hannah Macdougall is an elite Para athlete, dual Paralympian and Bronze Medalist, Personal Excellence Adviser, Inclusion Advocate, and PhD Candidate.

Hannah applies her experiences and evidence-based knowledge to motivational speaking, workshops and coaching/mentoring.

Hannah seeks to connect with multiple communities through her humour and passion, walking her talk, and a genuine desire to help others achieve their potential.

Shannah Kennedy
Life Coach

Shannah Kennedy is a leading Australian business and life coach and is the author of bestseller Simplify, Structure, Succeed. An Advanced Certified Coach and NLP practitioner, Shannah works individually and in groups with a diverse range of executives, entrepreneurs and sporting leaders in key areas including unlocking potential; gaining clarity of purpose, time management and accountability.