Dr. Gary Wilder

Dr. Wilder is a retired United States Marine Corps Master Sergeant. He did a combat tour during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm Gulf War. He also served during Operation Iraqi Freedom. During his enlistment, he served two tours as a Marine Drill Instructor, a tour as a Scout/Sniper, and Counterintelligence Operative. He holds a Doctor of Ministry degree with a published dissertation, “A Legacy of Leadership: Mentoring Today's Adult Males”. Currently, Dr. Wilder is an associate pastor at Abundant Life Church (Margate, FL). Dr. Wilder is a self-published author of the well-received book, “One Degree, Unleashing Your Focus” which is available on this website, along with an eBook and audio book on (Apple iTunes, Audible, Spotify, Google Play, and other audio book platforms).

Dr. Wilder has received multiple awards for his roles in leadership, motivational speaking, executive management, and couples and relationship coaching. Additionally, he is an International Certified Professional Life Purpose/Leadership Coach. Dr. Wilder has been a mentor for the Men2Boys Mentoring Group for more than twelve years.

Dr. Wilder is a Class of 2010 Hall of Fame inductee to the American Football Association and owns the Palm Beach Makos Adult Men's Minor League Football Team. He and his wife, Felecia, an ordained minister, and professional life coach, live in Margate, FL, and have three adult children.

Purpose / Vision / Mission

Purpose: To encourage you to fulfill your goals, dreams, and desires. Dr. Wilder is dedicated to working with you and seeing you achieve your vision. He is passionate about coaching. Dr. Wilder seeks ways to inspire you to find your purpose and pursue happiness while encouraging you to explore your dreams, bringing fulfillment to your life.

Vision: The Vision of Directional Moments is to serve and support you in attaining your dreams, goals, and desires. The objective is to assist you to accomplish this by:

  • Inspiring the greatness within you to reach your successes.
  • Respecting you and listening with an attentive ear to what you want to achieve.
  • Empowering you by providing educational material to assist with your growth.
  • Leading you toward the realization of your dreams, goals, and desires.


Mission: To provide vital resources for building and sustaining your success. Dr. Wilder is eager and ready to help you in reaching your goals by delivering relevant information to assist with your progress and by creating open discussions where your voice will be heard. Directional Moments coaching offers instruction and experience in life purpose, leadership, emotional intelligence, parenting, martial/pre-marital, and mentoring skills. Additionally, Dr. Wilder also offers Christian Spiritual coaching

Dr. Gary Wilder

Dr. Wilder is a retired United States Marine Corps Master Sergeant. He did a combat tour during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm Gulf War. He also served during Operation Iraqi Freedom. During his enlistment, he served two tours as a Marine Drill Instructor, a tour as a Scout/Sniper, and Counterintelligence Operative. He holds a Doctor of Ministry degree with a published dissertation, “A Legacy of Leadership: Mentoring Today's Adult Males”. Currently, Dr. Wilder is an associate pastor at Abundant Life Church (Margate, FL). Dr. Wilder is a self-published author of the well-received book, “One Degree, Unleashing Your Focus” which is available on this website, along with an eBook and audio book on (Apple iTunes, Audible, Spotify, Google Play, and other audio book platforms).

Dr. Wilder has received multiple awards for his roles in leadership, motivational speaking, executive management, and couples and relationship coaching. Additionally, he is an International Certified Professional Life Purpose/Leadership Coach. Dr. Wilder has been a mentor for the Men2Boys Mentoring Group for more than twelve years.

Dr. Wilder is a Class of 2010 Hall of Fame inductee to the American Football Association and owns the Palm Beach Makos Adult Men's Minor League Football Team. He and his wife, Felecia, an ordained minister, and professional life coach, live in Margate, FL, and have three adult children.

Purpose / Vision / Mission

Purpose: To encourage you to fulfill your goals, dreams, and desires. Dr. Wilder is dedicated to working with you and seeing you achieve your vision. He is passionate about coaching. Dr. Wilder seeks ways to inspire you to find your purpose and pursue happiness while encouraging you to explore your dreams, bringing fulfillment to your life.

Vision: The Vision of Directional Moments is to serve and support you in attaining your dreams, goals, and desires. The objective is to assist you to accomplish this by:

  • Inspiring the greatness within you to reach your successes.
  • Respecting you and listening with an attentive ear to what you want to achieve.
  • Empowering you by providing educational material to assist with your growth.
  • Leading you toward the realization of your dreams, goals, and desires.


Mission: To provide vital resources for building and sustaining your success. Dr. Wilder is eager and ready to help you in reaching your goals by delivering relevant information to assist with your progress and by creating open discussions where your voice will be heard. Directional Moments coaching offers instruction and experience in life purpose, leadership, emotional intelligence, parenting, martial/pre-marital, and mentoring skills. Additionally, Dr. Wilder also offers Christian Spiritual coaching

Dr. Gary Wilder is certified in the following areas:

KNOW THE DIRECTION THAT YOU ARE TRAVELING IN YOUR LIFE’S JOURNEY!
AVAILABLE FOR THE FOLLOWING:
  • Coaching
  • Public Speaking
  • Book Signing
  • Leadership Development
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