Set a New Course in Leadership and Teamwork

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Our Mission

We set teams on course to reach their mission. We do that by building deeper team connections through strengths-based steward leadership and interactive sailing experiences.


Full Sail Leadership Academy is backed by 40 years of combined experience in professional leadership development.

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Tim Dittloff, Founder

Tim is a certified speaker, certified John Maxwell Coach and Franklin Covey Trainer. Tim is also a licensed USCG Captain and ASA Sailing Instructor. Tim leads workshops, seminars, keynote speaking, and coaching that aids personal and professional growth through experiential learning and leadership development.  He is committed to providing world-class training and combines his many lessons learned sailing with his certifications to help provide team executives and organizations clear direction to reach desired goals.

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Dan Weigand, Partner

Dan serves as Partner to Full Sail Leadership Academy and is also the COO for a Milwaukee based start-up called Partner2Learn, LLC. Dan offers 17+ years in the financial services industry identifying and creating efficiencies through process automation, while sharing his expertise with others. Dan helps organizations free up time for more team effectiveness by providing solutions that reduce waste and repetition. His passion is to help others achieve career goals and share in their successes.

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Captain Don Doggett, Adjunct Faculty

Captain Don has dedicated over 15 years to cruising distant harbors and racing sailboats on the Great Lakes which include overnight regattas crossing Lake Michigan. Don holds a USCG 100 Ton Master Captains License and is extremely knowledgeable in sailing education and safety. His sailing experience has been shared among several organizations from the East Coast to the Mid West. Don is a trained and certified First Responder.

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Paul Learman, Facilitator/Instructor

Paul has a passion for developing effective organizations and for sailing. It is the blend of these two that comes together in a Full Sail Leadership Academy experience. Paul brings real-world experience from industry, non-profit, and religious organizations to help improve team impact and pursue your desired outcomes. His background as a sailing instructor and race crew enables an engaging and safe learning experience for everyone on the water.