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Coaching is a powerful and versatile skill set used by pastors, lay leaders, business professionals, and volunteers to help others define success and move toward it.  Whether you are considering coaching as a career or just want to improve the way you relate to others, you'll find that our coach training program is distinguished by three factors:

  1. We are Christ-centered and aimed at transformation.  We help coaches use this powerful skill set in partnership with what God is doing in the lives of real people.
  2. We offer world-class training.  All of our coaching courses are approved by the International Coach Federation (ICF) for 20 ICF-Approved-Coach-Specific-Training Hours. Additionally, our Advanced Certificate in Transformational Coaching (ACTC) is an ICF Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) -- a designation of quality and credibility in the coaching world.
  3. We provide an affordable coach training program.  You can complete our Certificate in Transformational Coaching (CTC) for $4,200 and our Advanced CTC for $2,100.

Ready to Transform?

At Western Seminary, we believe in the power of words and conversations to transform lives and create powerful change.  Are you ready to transform through your conversations?

Yes, I am Ready

Training Schedule

Register NOW for Intro to Coaching, 2-day or 6-week options available:

All courses are offered live via Zoom as a part of Western Global.


Why Western?

Get your professional coach training from a Christian perspective.  Learn how to integrate your faith into the skillset of coaching.  Learn if coach training from Western Seminary is the right choice for you.

Learn More

 Are you new to coaching? 

Curious about how you can use coaching to effect change? 

Want to know how you can join God in changing lives?

Join us for a Discover Coaching online event 

This event is 45 minutes, online, and free. 

Important Dates and Events


General Coaching Inquiries

Benjamin Olsen
Benjamin Olsen
Director of the Coach Training Program
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Sacramento & San Jose Inquiries

Sherri Thome
Sherri Thome
Coaching Coordinator
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916.488.3720 x304