Coach Training Schedule

Western Seminary's Level 2 ICF Accredted Coach Training Program offers 14 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 9 AM and ending at 3 PM on both days. Typically, these are a Friday-Saturday or two consecutive Saturdays. (Time Zones: 9am-3pm PST, 12pm-6pm EST, 5pm-11pm GMT, 9pm-3am GST, 1am-7am HKT, 4am-10am AEDT)
  • over 6 consecutive weeks, with each session lasting 2 hours
  • group sessions and individual meeting times/dates determined with your instructor over the duration of the course 

How to Register

Spring 2023

Dates / TimesCourseInstructorDelivery
*Jan 13/14 9-3 PT Introduction to Coaching Linda Miller / Ben Olsen Online
*Feb 10/11  9-3 PT Introduction to Coaching Linda Miller / Ben Olsen Online
*Mar 10/11  9-3 PT Introduction to Coaching Linda Miller / Ben Olsen Online
*Feb 11 & 18  9-3 PT (2 Saturdays in a row) Coaching Through Conflict (concentration elective) Bill Graybill Online
*Feb 24/25  9-3 PT Coaching Change, Transition, & Transformation Jessica Clark Online
*Mar 17/18  9-3 PT Coaching Spiritual Transformation (concentration elective) Paul Thome Online
*Mar 3/4  9-3 PT The Coaching Relationship Bill Graybill Online
*Mar 25 & Apr 1  9-3 PT (2 Saturdays in a row) The Language of Coaching Jessica Clark / Ben Olsen Online
*Jan 10 - Feb 14 (weekly Tuesdays 12pm-2pm PT) Group Mentor Coaching (must meet prerequisites) Ben Olsen /  Marissa Gleason Online
*Feb 21 - Mar 28 (weekly Tuesdays 6pm-8pm PT) Group Mentor Coaching (must meet prerequisites) Ben Olsen / Marissa Gleason Online
Jan 10 - Mar 21 (6x's over 11 wks every other week Tuesdays 9am-11am PST) Growing Your Coaching Practice (must meet prerequisites) Evan Burns / Marissa Gleason Online
*Jan 17 - Mar 22 (2 group meetings on the dates listed & 4 individual meetings scheduled w/instructor) Advanced Competencies Final (must meet prerequisites) Ben Olsen / Paul Thome Online
*Jan 17 - Mar 21 (2 group meetings on the dates listed & 4 individual meetings scheduled w/instructor) Advanced Coaching Supervision (must meet prerequisites) Perry Rhue / Paul Thome Online

Summer 2022

Dates / TimesCourseInstructorDelivery
May 13/14  8-1 PT Introduction to Coaching Linda Miller/Ben Olsen Online
June 10/11 8-1 PT Introduction to Coaching Miller/Olsen Online
July 15/16 8-1 PT Introduction to Coaching Miller/Olsen Online
May 13/14  8:30-4:30 PT Assessments, Inventories, & Tools in Coaching (concentration elective) Paul Thome Online
*June 3/4  8:30-4:30 PT The Neuroscience of Coaching (concentration elective) Bill Graybill Online
June 24/25  8:30-4:30 PT Coaching Change, Transition, & Transformation Jessica Clark Online
July 8/9  8:30-4:30 PT Establishing a Dynamic Coaching Relationship Jerry Essary Online
July 29/30  8:30-4:30 PT The Language of Coaching Clark/Olsen Online
May 17 - August 2 (weekly Tuesday 12-1:30 PT for a max of 12 weeks) Group Mentor Coaching (must meet prerequisites) Perry Rhue/Gleason Online
May 16 - August 5 (2 group and 4 individual meetings scheduled w/instructor) Competencies Assessment (must meet prerequisites) Olsen/Thome/Essary Online
May 17 - June 21 (6-weeks Tuesdays 10-Noon PT) Growing Your Coaching Business Jerry Essary Online
May 16 - August 5 (2 group and 4 individual meetings scheduled w/Instructor) Coaching Supervision (must meet prerequisites) Rhue/Thome Online
May 16 - August 5 (2 group and 3 individual  meetings scheduled w/Instructor) Research Project (must meet prerequisites) Evan Burns Online

Fall 2022

Dates / TimesCourseInstructorDelivery
Sept 9/10  8-1 PT Introduction to Coaching Linda Miller/Ben Olsen Online
*Sept 14-Oct 12 (5-weeks Wednesdays 6-8pm PT) Introduction to Coaching Miller/Olsen Online
Oct 14/15   8-1 PT Introduction to Coaching Miller/Olsen Online
*Sept 10 & 17 8:30-4:30 PT (2 Saturdays in a row) Life & Personal Coaching (concentration elective) Bill Graybill Online
*Oct 21/22 8:30-4:30 PT  Coach Approach to Leading and Managing (concentration elective) Linda Miller Online
Oct  15 & 22 8:30-4:30 PT (2 Saturdays in a row) Establishing a Dynamic Coaching Relationship Bill Graybill Online
Sept 20-Oct 25 (6-weeks Tuesdays  6-8pm PT) The Language of Coaching Clark/Olsen Online
Nov  11/12 8:30-4:30 PT  Coaching Change, Transition & Transformation Jessica Clark Online
Sept 6 - Oct 11 (6-weeks Tuesdays 12-1:30 PT) Group Mentor Coaching (must meet prerequisites) Marissa Gleason/ Ben Olsen Online
Oct 18 - Nov 22 (6-weeks Tuesdays 12-1:30 PT) Group Mentor Coaching (must meet prerequisites) Gleason/Olsen Online
Sept 12 - Nov 18  (2 group & 4 individual meetings over 10 weeks scheduled w/Instructor) Competencies Assessment Final (must meet prerequisites) Ben Olsen/Paul Thome Online
Sept 13 - Oct 18 (6-weeks Tuesdays 10-Noon PT) Growing Your Coaching Business (must meet prerequistes) Jerry Essary Online
Sept 12 - Nov 18  (2 group & 4 individual meetings over 10 weeks scheduled w/Instructor) Coaching Supervision (must meet prerequisites) Perry Rhue/Paul Thome Online
Sept 12 - Nov 18 (2 group & 3 individual meetings over 10 weeks scheduled w/Instructor) Research Project (must meet prerequisites) 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 following the steps on our registration page here. Our trimesters follow a Spring, Summer, Fall model.  Registration usually opens in November for Spring trimester, March for Summer trimester, and July for Fall trimester.  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 will 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 9am-3pm (Time Zones conversion 9am-3pm PST = 12pm-6pm EST, 5pm-11pm GMT, 9pm-3am GST, 1am-7am HKT, 4am-10am AEDT)
  • Additional homework outside of the courses may include: reading, skills practice, logging coaching hours, etc..
  • Observed coaching with feedback is required for most classes.
  • Register for classes through our registration page or your login page.
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