Russ Siders

Russ Siders

Lead PastorSunrise Community Church 


I have served as the planter and senior leader of a bilingual, multicultural congregation in Central California for over 20 years.  During that time, I’ve had the privilege of coaching church planters and ministry leaders in a number of settings, both in English and Spanish. I have also been involved in training coaches in the Reformed Church in America since 2013. 


  • Introduction to Coaching with Bob Logan and Steve Ogne (1998) 
  • Coaching 101 Coach Training through In Focus (2012) 
  • Church Planting and Parent Church Coach training through InFocus (2013) 
  • Foundations of Coaching Training through the Reformed Church in America (2012)


  • Began formal coaching in 2003 and has coached: 20+ leaders and church planters
  • He coaches and trains in Spanish 

Russ and his wife Mindy live in Tulare, CA and have two adult sons.  He loves hot peppers, salsas, and is training to be a health coach.