Higher Ed Coach Training

Learn the skills, tools, and ethics of the coaching profession, all tailored for the higher education context.

Training Curriculum

Interactive Learning

This coach training is built from the idea that we learn by doing. You’ll have the opportunity to practice new coaching tools in each synchronous class meeting.

Higher Education Focus

This coach training program will give you a clear and comprehensive understanding of the structures, processes, goals, and strategies that coaches in higher education can use to assist their clients and effect change in a range of settings and environments.

Accredited Coach Training Program

Higher Ed Coach Training is both a Level 1 and a Level 2 Accredited Coach Training Program with the International Coaching Federation.

A Supportive Community

Each coach training participant receives lifetime access to Prolific, an online community focused on goal-oriented and values-based productivity. A sub-group in Prolific exists for coaches in the training program to connect with one another both during training and after it has completed.

Upcoming Training Opportunities

June 2024

Coaching 101 (on-ramp
into the coach training program)


June 2024

Habit Building, Creating Change & Group Coaching Fundamentals


July 2024

Values-focused Coaching Tools & Confronting Obstacles


September 2024

Coaching Foundations
& Championing the


Is 2024 the year that you deepen your coaching knowledge and prepare for certification?

Coach Training

Higher Ed Coach Training is a Level 1 and Level 2 accredited coach training program with the International Coaching Federation and offers 238 program hours through a series of courses.

Coach training cohorts begin each January and June with the 101 training course.

By completing the requirements of each training course, you will learn the skills you need to help others seek clarity and achieve their goals in a variety of settings.

In each session, participants see demonstrations of coaching strategies and have the opportunity to practice a range of coaching techniques and tools with other coach trainees and practice clients.

Learn more about upcoming training opportunities to decide if now is the right time for you to dive into the next phase of your professional development as a coach.

Synchronous Training Sessions

Each course in the training program includes weekly synchronous training sessions where you will meet and practice with other training participants.

Observed Coaching Sessions

To ensure that you are achieving the coaching milestones required by the ICF Core Competencies, you will engage in observed coaching sessions throughout your training that are formally evaluated.

Homework & Independent Study

Throughout your training, you will also read about coaching, listen to coaching sessions via audio, and complete practice coaching hours.

Want to see if this training is right for you?

Ask all your questions in a 30-minute Q&A session.