About North Coast Training

North Coast Training helps you craft strong, stable ministries that prepare you and your teams to break through barriers, overcome plateaus, and position for growth.

We offer a variety of programs and services that cater to your specific needs and will help lead your ministry to the next level.  Our areas of expertise include team development, strategy/direction, senior leadership, creating clarity, small group ministry, and multi-site ministry.

Some of our most popular services and events include:
  • Workshops on a variety of ministry topics
  • Customized Site Visits
  • One-on-one coaching
  • Sticky Teams Conferences on the East and West coasts

North Coast Training Core Team

Larry Osborne

President and Founder of North Coast Training

Since 1980, Larry has served as one of the senior pastors at North Coast Church in Vista, CA.  During that time, North Coast has grown from a fledgling group of 128 meeting in a rented high school cafeteria to a multi-site church ministering to over 11,000 in weekend attendance.

Larry has a passion for leadership, spiritual formation and discipleship.  As a nationally recognized trainer of leaders and pastors, and church planters, he travels extensively, speaking at conferences and mentoring events.

His books include: Thriving In Babylon, Mission Creep, Accidental Pharisees, 10 Dumb Things Smart Christians Believe, Spirituality for The Rest of Us, Sticky Teams, Sticky Church, Innovation’s Dirty Little Secret, and The Unity Factor.

Larry holds both a Master of Divinity and Doctorate degree from Talbot Theological Seminary.  He and his wife, Nancy, live in Oceanside, CA.  They have three married children and an increasing number of grandchildren.

Amanda Hoffman

North Coast Training Admin

Amanda has been attending North Coast Church for 14 years and has worked in her current role for 4 years.  She majored in Communications and has a background in customer service and marketing.  Amanda’s role includes planning events and conferences, assisting Larry Osborne, and working with pastors from all over the world.  She loves being a part of the amazing team at North Coast.  Amanda and her husband Adam live in Vista and spend most of their time traveling, leading a growth group, watching Survivor, and running their Chick-fil-A restaurant.

Rachael Laurenzano

North Coast Training Admin

Rachael has been attending North Coast Church for 8 years and has worked in her current role for 3 years. She is a Southern California native who loves coffee, being outdoors, and hanging out with her husband and her dog, Leia. Rachael’s role includes scheduling coaching clients and workshops and helping organize Sticky Teams. Rachael and her husband Mike live in North County and spend most of their time playing board games and binge watching shows on Netfilx.