What is Coaching?
Partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.
We follow the standards and codes set by the International Coach Federation (ICF). The ICF Code of Ethics is composed of five main parts:
View the Code of Ethics and the Code of Conduct
The ICF Core Competencies support greater understanding about the skills and approaches used within today’s coaching profession as defined by ICF.
Visit the ICF Core Competencies for more information.
The ICF Team Coaching Competencies model forms the foundation for development of a specialty designation that will enable coach practitioners to set themselves apart in a crowded marketplace and demonstrate their value for organizational purchasers of coaching. This model is designed to build upon and integrate with the ICF Core Competencies in team coaching contexts.
Visit the ICF Team Coaching Competencies webpage, download this PDF, or watch this video for more information.
Our members have taken various paths to becoming professional coaches. Common elements include professional training, certifications and credentialing, and commitment to follow standards and ethics set by the International Coach Federation. If you're interested in learning more, we encourage you to attend a meeting and talk with some of our coaches. Visit our Events Page to register for the next meeting.
ICF Credential-holders are part of a self-regulating group of elite coaches who provide accountability to clients and the coaching profession as a whole. They pursue and complete rigorous education and practice requirements that provide unquestioned legitimacy to their commitment to excellence in coaching.
To learn more about training and credentialing, please visit coachfederation.org/icf-credential
To learn more about ICF membership, please visit coachfederation.org/join-icf
To learn more about ICF High Country membership, please visit icfhighcountry.org/join-us