Tina Geithner

Tina Geithner 

Christina (Tina) Geithner is a certified Presence-Based Coach®, an ICF, International Coaching Federation, certified coach, and an ICF registered Mentor Coach.  She earned her Ph.D. in Kinesiology, with a specialization in Physical Development and Aging, from the University of Texas-Austin. 

Dr. Geithner was a full-time faculty member for over 20 years at Gonzaga University and served as a Professor in Exercise Science and Human Physiology.  Among the most rewarding aspects of her work was mentoring students in research and scientific writing projects, which resulted in numerous national conference presentations and collaborative peer-reviewed publications.

She is part of the faculty team for the Imagine, Create, Lead course and co-designer and facilitator of the Mindfulness course.  She enjoys designing and facilitating workshops and offering webinars for a variety of groups, including leaders, executive teams, managers, staff, and women’s circles.  Dr. Geithner also works as a certified Checkpoint 360 Competency Feedback System Assessment and Profile XT-Select facilitator through Profiles International to help with corporate managers and leaders develop self-awareness and chart a course toward positive change and self-development for more effective leadership.


  • COML 507: Mindful Leadership and Communication


  • B.S, Health, Physical Education and Recreation, West Chester State college
  • M.A., Physical Education, University of Maryland College Park
  • Ph.D, Kinesiology, University of Texas-Austin