HANKidz is made up of a team of dynamic, energetic and wacky coaches. Yes, we are a fun bunch and yet are not afraid to give you a piece of our minds as well. We believe in peace and abundance and are constantly excited to build a world that is led by principled leaders who are enlightened and forward moving.
We come from various backgrounds, from accounting and finance, to marketing, from psychology to broadcasting. So we really appreciate the diversity that we have as a team and this allows us to always seek first to understand each other so that we can continue to work together and build the ultimate platform for the children to unleash their full potential.
Amelia (or more affectionately known as Coach Amy) is a loving and committed coach. Children adore Amy for her ability to connect and inspire them.
In almost three years, Amy has coached more than 100 children on leadership, motivational workshops and team building activities, she believes that confidence building should happen when a child is still young. She also led our team on a very successful nationwide preschool talent competition in partnership with a nationwide known brand involving around 500 children from 50 schools.
Amy graduated with an Honor in Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetic from International Medical University. Prior to joining Hankidz, Amy trains various stakeholders in hospitals, clinics & nursing homes on nutrition-related matter. She’s also active in various community projects.
Amy’s passion is to advocate on the importance of health and nutrition for all and in every aspect of life.
As a coach, she gets to influence and inspire moms and teachers to feed the children correctly from the very beginning to create a nutritionally fit & healthier lifestyle.
Amy is also an adventurous coach who loves the amazing outdoors and always challenges herself in many ways. Recently, she has also ventured into the early children education industry as well in which she is responsible for planning out nutritious meals for children in the HANKidz Leadership Preschool. Her love for children translated into many successful performances too by her classes and she constantly find ways to outdo herself every year. As such, our partners in various kindergartens always look to Amy for fresh ideas and consultations.
Armed with such extensive understanding and practical experience in nutrition, she’s a master when it comes to coaching children on healthy living.
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Arie is a loving and cheerful coach who has a vision to make a difference in this world by inspiring and empowering people to live their life to the fullest such that they can achieve their biggest potential.
Arie played an active role in her schooling years, having been in leadership roles in school prefect, student council, Rotaract club, and several sports clubs. All these has prepared Arie to share the leadership principles with children and adults alike. Arie has also been actively involved in activities representing schools such as choir, choral speaking, debate, volleyball, drama and cheerleading. Through such vast experience, she understands how important it is to constantly be in an excellent state and be at peak at all times.
In her times of being a coach, Arie has worked with people from different walks of life. From training KFC staff such that they be at their peak for an annual international competition (RCC), students of Aiesec club of Sunway University, prefects and band members from Sri Kuala Lumpur International School and many more, in contribution to her vision, having these people achieve their greatest potential.
Arie believes that everyone is born capable of achieving anything in life and with every breath that they have, they can make a difference to someone, some where for some time. Like a huge canvas, everyone’s life can be painted with great and positive things that will help them excel in life and create a better world for all.
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Debbie is a dedicated and patient coach. She is an aspiring dancer who loves music, performances and sports. Her passion is to empower children to be free in expressing their inner self through dance.
Debbie is professionally trained over 8 years in Latin American dance. Her core dances are Latin American and Line Dance. She coaches Rhythmic Gymnastics for children from age 3 years old and above and train elite children to represent schools in district level competitions.
Debbie is also a dance trainer for musical production as well as a dance performer for Line dance and Latin American dance. She also competes in national dance championships.
Having undergone professional training and knowledge in Latin Dance and Rhythmic Gymnastics, Debbie is a master when it comes to coaching children on dances, as she is able to be meticulous and precise, as well as being flexible and motivating in her coaching.
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Ellie is the COO (Chief Operations Officer) of HANKidz. She is a passionate and principled coach and her mission is to make a difference in all the lives that she comes into contact with.
Ellie stands for a world where children can be authentic to freely express themselves and unleash their full potential. She was part of the team that has won the Best Team award in the All Women’s Action Society’s Walk and Wheel Campaign 2007, which in turn, strengthened her resolute to be an empowering and inspiring coach. For the past 3 years, she has coached close to 500 children and teenagers to unleash their potential. She has also recently completed a joint-managed marathon that got more than 1000 children and parents to come together to experience togetherness and understanding of others’ culture.
Having graduated from Anglia Ruskin University (UK) with a degree in Marketing, Ellie is trained to look at things and think from a different perspective. She has been a high performing student throughout her schooling years. Having been in leadership positions such as the Chairman of St John Ambulance and Deputy Head Prefect in her school, she is trained first hand on the mechanics of how to manage a large team of people and to maintain good results in academics at the same time.
She was part of her school choir team that had garnered second placing in an inter-school choir competition and was active in various other competitions too in her schooling years. She was also active in various sports and held important positions in her school teams.
Ellie is also an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) from the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and a Certified Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) who works constantly with people to create a sustainable change from the inside out.
Ellie believes in continuous growth and betterment of ones’ character. Through having the right character and mindset, anything is possible. Thus, she instills leadership principles and cultures in her coaching of young children and adults alike. Her coaching reaches out to the teacher and children of various international schools and kindergartens.
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Emily is an energetic, empowering and exciting coach. She strives to inspire and motivate people around her to pursue their dreams and find their own calling in life. She has a great passion for public speaking and leadership training. She strongly believes in creating value for others through experiential learning and coaching.
Emily is a certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming Practitioner. Leveraging on the tools, she coaches people to consistently achieve their desired outcome using the language in their mind. Emily also works very closely with children, youths and adults in developing their character and being.
Besides that, Emily is a graduate of Bachelor of Business, major in Marketing and International Trade. Since 2015, she has been actively involved in HANKidz in the journey of pursuing her passion. She conducts and supports trainings related to public speaking, leadership and personal development.
Here’s a quote that Emily holds on in her life; “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow know what you truly want to become.” – Steve Jobs
For the past decade, Hanky has served as an advisor to schools and organisations around the world. His dedication in life and avid quest for children’s peak performance, gives him a unique and powerful ability to address children from an integrated and comprehensive level.
Hanky is the founder and CEO of HANKidz, an organisation dedicated to empower schools and children to create success in all areas of their lives. As a coach and mentor, Hanky has taught thousands of children in various schools to create effective results in areas such as self-leadership, confidence in public speaking, teamwork, responsibility and goal-setting.
Prior to this, Hanky co-founded Discovery House, a kids’ leadership training centre that specialises in building a child’s confidence in public speaking, goal-setting and character-building. It has reached more than 20,000 children nationwide. In addition to being constantly invited for special appearances in the media and radio stations, Hanky also has been featured in The Star newspaper.
Graduated from the Northern University of Malaysia, Hanky kick-started his career as a trainer for Maybank, Southern Bank and CIMB Group. Certified as a 7 Habits of Highly Effective People practitioner, Hanky leveraged on his experience in training career spanning across the globe that has brought him the opportunity to work with various schools such as Beacon House, REAL Kids, Tadika Diyana, Smart Reader Kids, Sri KL, Cambridge English For Life, Modern Montessori International, Kindyland Tropicana, Kinderland, Qdees and more…
Howie is an enthusiastic coach who constantly focuses on what is the best way to coach the children to be the best that they can be. He believes that everyone has an immense potential in themselves that can be constantly polished. Howie embodies the saying that goes; what does not grow will decay as he is always on the go to grow his own skills and capabilities as a coach.
For the past year, Howie has worked very closely with more than 90 children in various kindergartens to build their confidence, focus and ability to lead. Howie is creative and often thinks out of the box when it comes to working with children. Every class is never quite the same as ever time he continues to improvise the activities he does with the children.
As a coach, Howie believes that leading does not just happen outside but also in the comfort of home as well. Hence, he constantly follows up with the children and parents to ensure that they are able to co-create a holistic environment.
Howie is the Mirador’s Guide Programme Manager, one of our Signature programmes that builds upon children’s confidence, self-esteem, self-worth, focus and many more. He works with various coaches to continuously enhance the programme for different group of children as every child is unique and special in their own ways.
Get in touch with him today to jump start your path to be at the peak.
Coach Jessie is an affectionate coach that loves working with young children. She believes in the importance in honing a child’s leadership capability from a young age, as that is when they are the most receptive towards their surroundings and often need a holistic upbringing to ensure that they live to their fullest potential.
Jessie was very active in extra-curricular activities in school. Having been a cheerleader, netballer, and member of the 24 seasons drum association and history club, Jessie was exposed to working with people from different walks of life.
Needless to say, throughout her schooling years, she was also a diligent student and often excelled in major examinations, she was even placed on the Dean’s List several times! All this experience has helped Jessie to become an all-rounder who understands how crucial it is for children these days to find balance in their lives.
Jessie started out in the automotive industry as a marketing executive and worked her way to become a member of the management team in Toyota and has often lead her team to receive numerous awards for problem solving skills projects in which they had to compete with local MNCs as well as overseas distributors. Jessie herself has received the Top Performer’s Award twice during her tenure with Toyota.
Jessie’s ultimate aim is to create awareness for parents that life shouldn’t just be about academic excellence, but also the importance of character building and also the ability to lead oneself and others. Jessie took a bold step into the education industry as she wants to provide a platform to build Malaysian children into leaders. She is now working with various kindergartens and schools to build leadership culture and nurture leaders of tomorrow.
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Juliet (or more affectionately known as Coach Julie) is a caring and dedicated coach. She aims to inspire children to see the wonders of the world and to prepare them for any challenges ahead.
Her cool yet bubbly persona helps to bring fun and consistency into the classroom. Having gone through a challenging childhood, she is able to empathize and empower children from single parentage family to be independent, positive and confident in life.
Despite her imminent challenges as a child, Julie has always achieved good results in school and was actively involved in various school clubs and societies, and held important roles in her primary and secondary years of school.
These boosted her leadership qualities, attentiveness and confidence from an early age.
Julie graduated from University of Northumbria with BA (Hons) in Business Management majoring in Marketing. Apart from coaching, she has a background in Marketing, Customer Service and even co-founded a wedding decoration business!
Julie believes that happiness is not by chance, it is by choice. And she is constantly discovering new things and places that inspire her to spread the joy to others.
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KC is a focused, fun and passionate coach who will do whatever it takes to coach and impact children and adults positively in life.
He is a role model and top student in schools and colleges alike. Having achieved academic excellence (Full A’s) in every major exam and full scholarship for his degree course, he knows what it takes to be an effective & excellent learner (both academically and in life). KC is also an active leader holding important positions in various community projects.
KC is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) from International Coaching Federation (ICF) who has the expertise and experience to create sustainable transformative change from within. Over the years, KC has coached and inspired many individuals from children as young as 4 years old to adults like parents, corporate executives and teachers. Leveraging the essence of coaching from ICF, coupled with his training and coaching experiences, he has been co-creating many powerful shifts from the deepest low to the highest high with his coachees.
He is also a senior coach and partner in HANKidz, a children leadership organization that aims to transform children into leaders. He has been living and driving the company’s vision together with his team because that is what he strongly believes in. His roles include managing the finance and reporting, developing training and coaching modules, as well as training and coaching children, trainers, coaches, educators and parents.
Some of his recent engagements include several Q-dees schools, Sri KL International School, Fairview International School, Sunway University, Monash University, Rotaract Club and many more.
KC believes that learning can be fun and that everyone is born capable of achieving anything they want in life. Just like children, everyone else can be like a clean sheet of paper, waiting to be painted with great and positive things that will help them excel in life and create a better world for all.
Get in touch with him today to jump-start your path to excellence.
Passionate, fun, energetic and creative, these are the words that people used to describe Max or otherwise known as Coach Maxy. Maxy believes that by having positive energy and creativity we can overcome any challenges and live our life to the fullest potential.
Having graduated from I.M. Sechenow First Moscow State Medical University in Russia, Maxy served as a doctor in Sabah for a year before he discover his true calling in working with children. His time in the hospital taught him to remain humble and to focus out and constantly help those in need.
Being a certified NLP Practitioner, Maxy uses the coaching tools that he has to coach individuals to create breakthroughs in their life. He runs various workshops that focuses on building leadership in both children and adults. For the past year, Maxy has worked with more 100 children in building their self-confidence and working hand in hand with our partners to create a holistic system where the children can unleash their full potential.
Maxy believes children are the future of the world and through building their leadership ability and creativity we can all create a world of abundance and peace.
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Olivia Ong is a passionate and inspiring speaker who consults, coaches and trains on personal empowerment, effective communication and relationship building area. Her motto, Living Life to the Fullest, drives her on the continuing quest to help people transform their dreams to destiny!
She is a certified master practitioner in Neuro Linguistic Programming by ABNLP, certified master practitioner in Time Line Therapy® by TLTA and master practitioner in Hypnotherapy by ABH, fellow member of ACCA and qualified CFA member (2004-2009).
Olly started off as a professional business consultant on mergers and acquisition deals for 8 years in the area of financial due diligence, financial modelling, valuation, business restructuring and receivership. She has also worked abroad in China for 2 years in the same field.
Along the way, Olly grew to love that which dictates and unleash human’s enormous, unlimited potential – the affairs of the heart and the mind. In 2008, she became a trainer to consultants in a Big Four accounting firm for 4 years. Since 2008, she has also become a life coach and has coached many to follow their dreams and live life to the fullest, having breakthroughs in relationships, work, life purpose, heightened self-esteem and unwavering focus and commitment to achieve their fullest potentials.
Her sincere approach and genuine passion coupled with her vast experience in business and coaching allows her to relate to individuals and empower them to move forward. Some of her recent engagements include Pizza Hut, KFC, Baker Tilly Monteiro Heng, Shell, Sarawak Energy Bhd, Yelaoshr and many more.
She is also the co-founder for HANKidz, a leadership coaching organization that aims to transform children into leaders. Her roles include coaching all the coaches in HANKidz, developing the training curriculum for children of all ages, developing the training and coaching modules for parents, as well as training and coaching children, educators and parents alike.
Olly believes in life-long learning and enjoys learning about how the mind and body works and the mystical knowledge of metaphysics, quantum physics and life’s philosophy. In her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with family and friends.
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Pui Yeen or more affectionately known by the children as Coach Pui Yee is a loving and authentic coach that is well loved by the children who comes to her class. Every class with her is a new adventure and the children keeps coming back for more.
Having more than a decade’s experience working with children in various preschools, Pui Yeen is well-versed in the kindergarten industry. She has been constantly involved in crafting new modules to suit the needs of our children nowadays and developing various ways to help children learn more efficiently.
Pui Yeen is also passionate about working with special needs children (autistic and dyslexic) and has been doing so for the past five years. She believes in instilling positive behaviours in children while they are still young.
Hence, garnering such vast experience for different fields of education, she is definitely one of our masters in understanding children’s behavior and their underlying intentions.
Pui Yeen is also a lover of arts and craft. She was the president of the art club in her schooling years and being a patient nurturer, she often uses arts and craft as well to work with the children.
Pui Yeen is the Chief Creator in our HANKidz Leadership Preschool, being responsible for all our leadership module creation as well as implementation of these modules. She also trains our amazing team of teachers to execute the classes and give the best to the children.
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Having being brought up in a free and spontaneous environment as a child, Steffi is a strong believer of standing out and being true to oneself. Steffi is a passionate and charismatic coach. Children love her dramatic, expressive and wacky coaching style and she is always reinventing the way conventional classes are taught and hence easily captures and retains her audiences’ attention in a heartbeat.
Prior to joining HANKidz, Steffi has worked with people from all over Asia and she is a natural at people management. She was the talent coordinator of the hit reality show ‘Asia’s Next Top Model, Cycle 2’ and a front liner in the renowned wine restaurant, Vintry. On top of that, as the Drum Major of her high school brass band, through her leadership abilities she has led a strong 60-member band to set out and create their ongoing legacy of their own.
Steffi has been running HANKidz’s Special Workshops throughout the year 2015, each with a different and unique theme. Steffi has also been a personal figure known as President Steffi, for the children during the President Speech Public Speaking Competition 2014.
Steffi was also one of the personal coaches for the Champs Pre-School Talent Competition 2014 at the southern region whereby she managed to coach three schools to victory capturing all top 3 placings.
At the second half of 2015, Steffi and a team of coaches, have extended to reach out to more children by starting up in the southern region, Johor. Throughout the year, Steffi and her team have reached out and impacted more than 700 children and conducted various trainings for teachers. That includes teachers and children from Fukuoka, Japan. Being a certified NLP Practitioner by the ABNLP, Steffi is always intrigued by how the human mind and behavior works hand in hand to create the most desirable results.
Steffi strongly believes that life is a movie with no ‘second takes’, that every moment is precious and matters. Always giving her best and going the extra mile to make a difference to every life that crosses her path.
Get in touch with her and be captivated.
Coach Xue Yi is the CLO (Chief Lifestyle Officer) in HANKidz. She is a passionate & dynamic coach who fascinates children through her vivid storytelling ability.
Having broken through her shyness during her childhood period, she recognises the empowerment that leadership training imparted. This drives her to continuously make a stand to create a platform where children can learn leadership skills at a very young age.
Xue Yi was a high achieving student receiving scholarship and achieving first honour for her Degree in Accounting. Besides that, she was also active in various educational and community projects.
She is also the CIO (Chief Inspirer Officer) for HANKidz Leadership Preschool, a place that aims to create memorable WOW childhood by providing the happiest place through a team of awesome teachers.
Her roles include managing and provides training to all the coaches in HANKidz and teachers in HANKidz Leadership Preschool, developing the leadership curriculum for children of preschool ages, as well as training and coaching children, educators and parents alike. Some of her recent engagements include Sri KL Music Camps, Sri KDU CCA Camp, Yelaoshr and many more.
Xue Yi love children for their authenticity and believes that leadership skills are essential for children to excel and achieve their full potential. Her motto in life is to give without expectation.
Get in touch with her today and challenge yourself to greater heights.
Winnie is a loving, patient and passionate coach who cares for children and always make a point to take extra miles to create impact and change in the children.
She truly believes that education is like planting a seed – with the right mixture of water, soil and sun, a tiny seed can grow into mighty tree as to how a child will grow into a selfless leader. Therefore, she constantly creates moments where the children can grow and shine in their own unique ways.
Having graduated with B.A. (Hons) Psychology from UCSI University with a full JPA sponsorship, she is constantly intrigued by the way the human mind and behaviour works. Winnie has been working with children from 4 to 12 years old in various education institutions such as kindergartens, day-care centres, tuition centres and special need centres by focusing on the children’s body and mind health condition as a holistic approach.
Winnie is also a Certified NLP Practitioner by ABNLP.
Winnie’s passion is to discover children strengths, grow and nurture them to live their fullest potential. Hence, as a coach, she grasps every opportunity to run various classes and workshops that focuses on building children’s leadership and showmanship.
Armed with an intensive understanding of psychological and practical experiences in counselling and coaching, she’s a master when comes to coaching using various psychotherapy technique.
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