Coach Training Schedule

Western Seminary offers 15 unique classes, each tailored to grow your understanding of coaching and your competency as a coach.

Online classes are taught live via Zoom and delivered in a variety of formats: 

  • two-day intensive formats, starting at 8:30 AM and ending at 4:30 PM on both days. Typically, these are a Friday – Saturday or two consecutive Saturdays
  • over 6 consecutive weeks, with each session lasting 2 hours
  • one hour sessions each week for the duration of the course
  • individual meeting times/dates determined with your instructor over the duration of the course 

How to Register

Spring 2021

Dates / TimesCourseInstructorCampus
Jan 12 - Feb 16 Tuesdays 10-Noon PT for 6 weeks CO200/500 - Introduction to Coaching Jerry Essary Online
Jan 22/23 CO200/500 - Introduction to Coaching Linda Miller Online
Feb 19/20 CO209/509 - Coaching Through Conflict Bill Graybill Online
Feb 26/27 CO204/504 - Coaching Spiritual Transformation Paul Thome Online
Mar 5/6 CO207/507 - The Language of Coaching Jessica Clark Online
Mar 12/13 CO203/503 - Coaching Approach to Leading & Managing Linda Miller Online
Mar 19/20 CO206/506 - Using Assessments, Inventories, & Tools in Coaching Ashlee Sikorski Online
Feb 11 - Mar 18 Thursday 5-7pm PT for 6 weeks CO201/501 - Coaching Change, Transition, & Transformation Jessica Clark Online
Feb 17 - Mar 24 Wednesday 1-3pm PT for 6 weeks* CO205/505 - Coaching as a Brain-Based Approach to Learning David Cooke Online
Feb 23 - Mar 30  Tuesday 5:30-7:30pm PT for 6 weeks CO202/502 - Life & Personal Coaching Jerry Essary Online
Jan 9 - Apr 16 scheduled w/instructor CO229/529 - CTC Competencies Assessment (must meet prerequisites) Jerry Essary/Ashlee Sikorski Online
Jan 9 - Apr 16 Tuesdays 12-1pm PT CO230/530A - Group Mentor Coaching (must meet prerequisites) Perry Rhue Online
Jan 9 - Apr 16 Tuesdays 12-1pm PT CO230/530B - Group Mentor Coaching (must meet prerequisites) Ashlee Sikorski Online
Feb 23 - Mar 30 Tuesdays 10-Noon PT for 6 weeks CO208/508 - Advanced CTC Growing Your Coaching Business (ACTC students only) Jerry Essary Online
Jan 9 - Apr 16 scheduled w/instructor CO231/531 - Advanced CTC Coaching Supervision (ACTC students only) Essary/Rhue/Sikorski Online
Jan 9 - Apr 16 scheduled w/instructor -  CO232/532 - Advanced CTC Research Project (ACTC students only) Evan Burns Online

Summer 2021

Dates / TimesCourseInstructorCampus
May 11 - Jun 15 Tuesdays 5:30-7:30pm PT for 6 weeks CO200/500 - Introduction to Coaching Jerry Essary Online
Jun 4/5  8:30-4:30 PT CO200/500 - Introduction to Coaching Jerry Essary Online
May 21/22*  8:30-4:30 PT CO203/503 - Coaching Approach to Leading & Managing Linda Miller Online
Jun 4/5  8:30-4:30 PT CO206/506 - Assessments, Inventories, & Tools in Coaching Ashlee Sikorski Online
Jun 11/12*  8:30-4:30 PT CO209/509 - Coaching Through Conflict Bill Graybill Online
Jun 18/19  8:30-4:30 PT CO201/501 - Coaching Change, Transition, & Transformation Bill Graybill Online
Jun 25/26*  8:30-4:30 PT CO207/507 - The Language of Coaching David Cooke Online
Jul 30/31  8:30-4:30 PT CO202/502 - Life & Personal Coaching Bill Graybill Online
May 12 - Jun 16* Wednesdays 10-Noon PT for 6 weeks CO204/504 - Coaching Spiritual Transformation Paul Thome Online
Jun 16 - Jul 21 Wednesdays 5:30-7:30pm PT for 6 weeks CO205/505 - Neuroscience Approach to Coaching David Cooke Online
May 13 - Aug 12 Thursdays 4-5pm PT CO230/530 B - Group Mentor Coaching (must meet prerequisites) Ashlee Sikorski Online
May 8 - Aug 13 (Six meetings scheduled w/instructor) CO229/529 - CTC Competencies Assessment (must meet prerequisites) Jerry Essary Online
Jun 22 - Jul 27 Tuesdays 10-Noon PT for 6 weeks CO208/508 - ACTC Growing Your Coaching Practice (ACTC students only) Jerry Essary Online
May 8 - Aug 13 (Six meetings scheduled w/Instructor) CO231/531 - ACTC Coaching Supervision (ACTC students only) Essary/Rhue Online
May 8 - Aug 13 (Six meetings scheduled w/Instructor) CO232/532 - ACTC Research Project (ACTC students only) Evan Burns Online

Fall 2021

Dates / TimesCourseInstructorCampus
Sept 17/18  8:30-4:30 PT Introduction to Coaching Linda Miller/Olsen Online
Oct 22/23  8:30-4:30 PT Introduction to Coaching Linda Miller/Olsen Online
Nov 6 & 13  8:30-4:30 PT Introduction to Coaching Linda Miller/Olsen Online
*Sept 24/25  8:30-4:30 PT Coaching Through Conflict Bill Graybill Online
*Oct 8/9  8:30-4:30 PT Coaching for Spiritual Transformation Paul Thome Online
*Oct 16 & 23  8:30-4:30 PT The Neuroscience of Coaching David Cooke Online
*Oct 29/30  8:30-4:30 PT Establishing a Dynamic Coaching Relationship with the Client Jerry Essary Online
*Nov 6 & 13  8:30-4:30 PT The Language of Coaching Jessica Clark Online
*Nov 19/20  8:30-4:30 PT Coaching Change, Transition & Transformation Jessica Clark Online
*Nov 19/20  8:30-4:30 PT Coach Approach to Leading & Managing Linda Miller Online
*Dec 3/4  8:30-4:30 PT Life & Personal Coaching Bill Graybill Online
Sept 7 - Dec 7  12-1 PT weekly Group Mentor Coaching (must meet prerequisites) Perry Rhue Online
Sept 13 - Dec 3 (Six meetings over 12 weeks scheduled w/Instructor) CTC Competencies Assessment Final (must meet prerequisites) Jerry Essary/Ben Olsen Online
Oct 19 - Nov 23  Tuesdays 5:30-7:30pm PT for 6 weeks ACTC Growing Your Coaching Business (ACTC students only) Jerry Essary Online
Sept 13 - Dec 3 (Six meetings over 12 weeks scheduled w/Instructor) ACTC Coaching Supervision (ACTC students only) Rhue/Thome Online
Sept 13 - Dec 3 (2 group & 3 individual meetings scheduled w/Instructor) ACTC Research Project (ACTC students only) Evan Burns Online

 

Prerequisites: Introduction to Coaching is the pre-requisite for all other courses.  For more prerequisites and descriptions of classes, visit our Course Description page.  *All courses and dates are tentative until officially posted for registration.  Courses may be canceled if they do not meet minimum registration. All meeting times are Pacific Time.

Registration: Register from your account or set up an account by follow the steps on our registration page here. Our terms follow a Spring, Summer, Fall model.  Registration usually opens in Novemeber for Spring term, March for Summer term, and July for Fall term.  Students have up until 8 days before a class to register, then registration for that course is closed.

Payment: All tuition is due upon registration. Students have up until 8 days before a class to drop the course. No refund wil be given after the drop deadline.

Students must complete the feedback coaching assignment outlined in the syllabus in order to receive credit for the course, unless the syllabus does not have that requirement. You will not receive a certificate of ICF approved coach specific training hours (ACSTH) if you do not complete all course requirements. 

Online Global Coach Training

Western Seminary's online coaching classes provide high-quality training in a convenient and accessible format that lets you learn from the comfort of your home or office anywhere in the world.  Here are more details:

  • Online classes are taught in a live setting using Zoom, which allows for real-time interaction with your instructor and other participants.
  • Online classes are taught in various formats: over a 6-week period with each session lasting 2 hours, or a 2-day intensive, usually Friday and Saturday or 2 consecutive Saturdays from 8:30-4:30 PST
  • You can expect additional homework outside of the weekly meetings.
  • Observed coaching with feedback is required for most classes.
  • Register for classes through our registration page or your login page.