Janeen Antonelli serves as an Assistant Director for Coaching at the Doerr Institute for New Leaders with a professional emphasis on student coaching programs. Janeen oversees the planning and delivery of one-on-one and group coaching initiatives for undergraduate and graduate students at Rice.
Prior to joining the Doerr staff, Janeen served as the 2020 Director of Professional Development for the International Coaching Federation (ICF) Houston Chapter and as a vendor coach for Doerr. Janeen is a published author, educational consultant, local board member, and ICF- and EMCC-certified Leadership and Systemic Team Coach with a deep background in human development, systems change, emotional intelligence, and improvement/learning sciences. Her passion is developing students into leaders.
Janeen graduated summa cum laude from Pacific Lutheran University (1990) with a B.A. in psychology and biology and earned an M.A. With Distinction in psychology from California State University, Fresno (1994). Her Ed.D. in Professional Leadership is from the University of Houston (2016) where she taught and conducted research as a Faculty Instructor in the Department of Psychological, Health and Learning Sciences (PHLS) and the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (DELPS) for eight years. She is married to Tony Antonelli and is the mother to two sons, Michael and Danny.