We follow the standards and Ethics set by the International Coach Federation (ICF).
We use the eleven Core Competencies developed by the ICF.
Several organizations support ongoing research on Coaching. Below are links to their pages:
Becoming a professional coach
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.
ICF Coach training, membership and credentialing
We intend to become a Chapter of the International Coach Federation, and we encourage coaches to pursue ICF Coach training, membership and credentialing. For more information, please see the resources below:
- Hold a current ICF Credential (ACC, PCC, or MCC);
- Have completed at least 60 hours of coach-specific training that meets ICF standards; or
- Be enrolled in 60 hours of coach-specific training in an ICF-accredited program that has either the Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) or Approved Coach-Specific Training Hours (ACSTH) distinction.