Training Schedule

Western Seminary offers 9 unique classes, each tailored to grow your understanding of coaching and your competency as a coach.

Classes are held in two-day intensive formats, starting at 8:30 AM and ending at 4:30 PM on both days.  Classes in Portland and Sacramento are  taught on a Friday – Saturday format, while San Jose classes typically follow a Thursday – Friday format. 

Instructions on Registering

** MCS 510 is a pre-requisite course for all other coaching courses.  For a description of classes, visit our Course Description page.

Portland Course Schedule

2015 Dates
Course ID
Course Title
Instructor
September 11-12 MCS 210/510 Intro to Coaching Hall
September 25-26 MCS 211/511 Coaching for Change, Transition and Transformation Essary
October 9-10 MCS 216/516 Using Assessments in Coaching Hall
November 6-7 MCS 214/514 Coaching Spiritual Transformation Thome
2016 Dates
Course ID
Course Title
Instructor
January 8-9 MCS 210/510 Intro to Coaching Graybill
January 29-30 MCS 211/511 Coaching for Change, Transition and Transformation Hall
February 19-20    MCS 212/512 Personal Coaching B. Miller
March 18-19 MCS 215/515 Coaching and the Brain as a Learning Catalyst Creswell
May 6-7 MCS 210/510 Intro to Coaching L. Miller
May 21-22 MCS 218/518 Growing Your Coaching Practice Hall
June 17-18 MCS 213/513 Coach Approach to Leading and Managing L. Miller
July 22-23 MCS 217/517 The Language of Coaching Creswell
September 19-20 MCS 210/510 Intro to Coaching Hall
September 23-24 MCS 211/511 Coaching for Change, Transition and Transformation Essary
October 14-15 MCS 214/514 Coaching Spiritual Transformation Graybill

San Jose Schedule

2015 Dates
Course ID
Course Title
Instructor
September 10-11 MCS 210/510 Introduction to Coaching Miller
October 1-2 MCS 211/511 Coaching Change, Transition and Transformation Hall
October 22-23 MCS 213/513 Coaching Approach to Leading and Managing Stratos
November 19-20 MCS 216/516 Using Assessments in Coaching Hall
2016 Dates
Course ID
Course Title
Instructor
January 14-15 MCS 210/510 Introduction to Coaching L. Miller
February 4-5 MCS 561J Coaching and Positive Psychology Hall
March 10-11 MCS 217/517 Language of Coaching B. Miller
March 31-April 1 MCS 214/514 Coaching Spiritual Transformation  Thome
May 5-6 MCS 210/510 Introduction to Coaching TBD
June 2-3 MCS 215/515 Coaching and the Brain as a Learning Catalyst Creswell
June 16-17 MCS 212/512 Personal Coaching Essary
July 21-22 MCS 218/518 Growing Your Coaching Practice Hall

Sacramento Schedule

2015 Dates
Course ID
Course Title
Instructor
September 11-12 MCS 210/510 Intro to Coaching Graybill
October 2-3 MCS 212/512 Life and Personal Coaching L. Miller
October 23-24 MCS 215/515 Coaching and a Brain-based Approach to Learning Creswell
November 13-14 MCS 218/518 Growing Your Coaching Practice Hall
2016 Dates
Course ID
Course Title
Instructor
January 8-9 MCS 210/510 Intro to Coaching Hall
January 29-30 MCS 211/511 Coaching Change, Transition and Transformation Essary
February 19-20 MCS 213/513 Coach Approach to Leading and Managing L. Miller
March 18-19 MCS 216/516 Using Assessments, Inventories and Tools in Coaching Hall
May 20-21 MCS 214/514 Coaching Spiritual Transformation Thome
July 15-16 MCS 217/517 Language of Coaching B. Miller
September 9-10 MCS 210/510 Intro to Coaching TBD
Sept 30-Oct 1 MCS 211/511 Coaching Change, Transition and Transformation Essary
October 14-15 MCS 212/512 Personal Coaching Hall
November 18-19 MCS 215/515 Coaching and a Brain-based Approach to Learning Creswell

NOTE: 2016 courses are tentative. 

Supervision Class (MCS 219/519)

The Supervision is a 13 week teleconference class and is available to every campus, three times a year. Generally the meeting times are set for Tuesdays 10AM Pacific Time.  Start dates are in January, May and September.  Prerequisites: MCS 510 plus two additional MCS courses, and at least 25 hours of documented coaching experience. Contact the Campus Coaching Coordinator for more information.  NOTE: Summer 2015 meeting times are Wednesdays at 8AM Pacific Time.

Three Campuses – One Program

Western Seminary conducts world-class Christ-centered coach training at each of our three campuses: Portland, San Jose, and Sacramento. No matter where you choose to attend, your training will be conducted to the same high standards that we provide throughout the program.

When you choose Western Coaching, you get the flexibility of three West Coast locations, each located within an easy drive of an international airport and near hotels and restaurants.

Portland CampusSan Jose CampusSacramento Campus