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New Intelligent Leadership Executive Coach Al Fragnoli Inspires Leaders in Sports and Education

This former sports coach and teacher turned his lifelong passion for leadership into business ownership with ILEC.

By Helen Harris1851 Franchise Staff Writer
SPONSOREDUpdated 2:14PM 01/14/22

Like many professionals today, Al Fragnoli’s career has taken a number of turns. But unlike most, his career, which started in education and coaching, evolved into business ownership when his passion for leading and inspiring led him to Intelligent Leadership Executive Coaching (ILEC), the world’s top executive coaching franchise.  

Fragnoli learned about ILEC through a franchise consultant after deciding to look into business ownership in December 2020. Fragnoli felt right away that ILEC was the perfect outlet for his passion and experience, and he quickly got the ball rolling. “The whole process took about four months,” he said.

“The one thing I really loved is that there is already a program in place,” Fragnoli said. “I liked the model of having a support team and having someone there to assist when need be.” 

After receiving his undergraduate degree in education in 2009, Fragnoli began working in education and coaching sports teams. He went on to pursue his masters degree in sports management before landing a job in sales for the Buffalo Bisons and then as an associate area scout for the Toronto Blue Jays. 

He was in the sports industry for several years and ended up working in sales with the Pittsburgh Pirates before he decided to leave the sports industry to do sales for Miller-Coors distributor in southeastern Michigan. Now with ILEC, Fragnoli is a Michigan-based leadership coach, harnessing his experience in the fields of sports and education to coach other leaders in these industries to better lead, teach and inspire those in their charge.  

“Al has such an infectious motivation and entrepreneurial spirit,” explains John Mattone, ILEC’s co-founder. “He's worked with some impressive leaders in the sports world, I'm sure that these insights will help him inspire his coaching clients.”

“The leadership at ILEC is what won me over,” Fragnoli said. “Everyone we spoke with was genuine and humble. They all share the common goal of making sure every person can be the best version of themselves.”

As Fragnoli progresses with ILEC and works with more clients, he hopes to grow his name recognition and even write leadership books.

“I just want to grow and help those become the best leaders they can,” Fragnoli said. 

About Intelligent Leadership Executive Coaching (ILEC)

Established in 2010, Co-Founder John Mattone is globally recognized as the world’s #1 authority on Intelligent Leadership (IL), the world’s top executive coach, and the pioneer of the unique, powerful and game-changing Intelligent Leadership Executive Coaching® blueprint for success. Intelligent Leadership Executive Coaching® (ILEC) is the world’s top executive coaching franchise dedicated to growing leaders, building cultures, and driving results. The ILEC unique coaching methodology provides a proven philosophy, system and tools to empower leaders and future leaders to unlock and unleash their potential. ILEC clients benefit from a high ROI that delivers real results. For more information on working with ILEC, visit