Coach Training Schedule

Western Seminary's Level 2 ICF Accredited 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, often 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 2024

Dates / TimesOnline Live CoursesInstructorOpenings
Jan 12/13 (9am-3pm PT) Introduction to Coaching Linda Miller / Ben Olsen Reg. Closed
Feb 16/17  (9am-3pm PT) Introduction to Coaching Linda Miller / Ben Olsen Reg. Closed
*Mar 22/23  (9am-3pm PT) Introduction to Coaching Linda Miller / Ben Olsen Cancelled
Jan 27 & Feb 3  (9am-3pm PT -two Saturdays in a row) Coaching Through Conflict (concentration open elective) Bill Graybill Reg. Closed
Feb 9/10  (9am-3pm PT) The Language of Coaching Jessica Clark / Ben Olsen Full
Mar 1/2  (9am-3pm PT) The Coaching Relationship Bill Graybill / TBD Reg. Closed
Mar 22/23  (9am-3pm PT) Coaching Spiritual Transformation (concentration open elective) Paul Thome Reg. Closed
Apr 12/13  (9am-3pm PT) Coaching Change, Transition, & Transformation Jessica Clark / TBD Full
Jan 16-Feb 20 (weekly Tuesdays 5pm-7pm PT) Group Mentor Coaching (must meet prerequisites) Ben Olsen /  Marissa Gleason Full
Feb 13-Mar 19 (weekly Tuesdays 12pm-2pm PT) Group Mentor Coaching (must meet prerequisites) Ben Olsen / Marissa Gleason Full
Jan 10-Mar 20 (6x's over 11wks every other Wednesday 12pm-2pm PT) Your Coaching Practice (must meet prerequisites) Marissa Gleason / TBD Reg. Closed
Jan 16-Mar 19 (group meeting on first and last day & 4 individual sessions schedule w/instructor) Advanced Coaching Supervision (must meet prerequisites) Paul Thome / Jessica Clark Full
Jan 17-Mar 20 (group meeting on first and last day & 4 individual sessions schedule w/instructor) Advanced Competencies Assessment Final (must meet prerequisites) Ben Olsen / TBD Full

Summer 2024

Dates / TimesOnline Live CoursesInstructorOpenings
May 10/11  (9am-3pm PT) Introduction to Coaching Linda Miller / Ben Olsen Reg. Closed
*June 14/15 (9am-3pm PT) Introduction to Coaching Linda Miller / Ben Olsen Open
*July 12/13 (9am-3pm PT) Introduction to Coaching Linda Miller / Ben Olsen Open
June 7/8 (9am-3pm PT) The Language of Coaching Jessica Clark / Ben Olsen Open
June 21/22  (9am-3pm PT) The Neuroscience of Coaching (concentration open elective) Bill Graybill Open
June 28/29  (9am-3pm PT) Coaching Change, Transition, & Transformation Jessica Clark  Open
*July 9 - Aug 13 (Tuesdays 4pm-6pm PT for 6 weeks) Assessments, Inventories, & Tools in Coaching (concentration open elective) Marissa Gleason Open
July 26/27  (9am-3pm PT) The Coaching Relationship Bill Graybill Open
May 7-June 11  (Tuesdays 5pm-7pm PT for 6 weeks) Group Mentor Coaching (must meet prerequisites) Ben Olsen / Paula Sutherland Full
May 8-June 12 (Wednesdays 12pm-2pm PT for 6 weeks) Group Mentor Coaching (must meet prerequisites) Ben Olsen / Paula Sutherland Full
May 15-July 24 (6x's over 11wks every other Wednesday 4pm-6pm PT) Your Coaching Practice Marissa Gleason Full
May 3-July 12 (group meeting on first and last day & 4 individual sessions scheduled w/Instructor) Advanced Coaching Supervision (must meet prerequisites) Jessica Clark / Marissa Gleason / Jackie Adams Full
May 1-July 2 (group meeting on first and last day & 4 individual sessions scheduled w/Instructor) Advanced Competenices Assessment Final (must meet prerequisites) Ben Olsen / Paula Sutherland Reg. Closed

Fall 2024

Dates / Times (Pacific Time)Online Live CoursesInstructorOpenings
Sept 6/7  (8:30am-2:30pm) Introduction to Coaching Ben Olsen / Jessica Clark Opens June 1
*Oct 4/5  (8am-2pm) Introduction to Coaching Linda Miller / Ben Olsen Opens June 1
*Nov 1/2  (9am-3pm) Introduction to Coaching Linda Miller / Ben Olsen Opens June 1
*Sept 27/28  (9am-3pm)  Coaching Change, Transition, & Transformation  Jessica Clark / Marissa Gleason Opens June 1
*Oct 11/12  (9am-3pm) Life & Personal Coaching (concentration open elective) Bill Graybill / TBD Opens June 1
*Oct 25/26  (9am-3pm) The Language of Coaching Ben Olsen / TBD Opens June 1
*Nov 15/16  (9am-3pm) The Coaching Relationship Bill Graybill / TBD Opens June 1
*Nov 22/23  (9am-3pm)  Coach Approach to Leading & Managing (concentration open elective) Linda Miller Opens June 1
*Sept 10-Oct 15 (6x's Tuesdays 5pm-7pm) Group Mentor Coaching (must meet prerequisites) Marissa Gleason / Paula Sutherland Open - 6 spots left
*Oct 9-Nov 13 (6x's Wednesdays 10am-12pm) Group Mentor Coaching (must meet prerequisites) Ben Olsen / Jackie Adams Open - 6 spots left
*Sept 4-Nov 13 (6x's over 11wks every other Wednesday 4pm-6pm) Your Coaching Practice (must meet prerequistes) Marissa Gleason Open
Sept 13-Nov 14 (group meeting on first and last day & 4 individual sessions scheduled w/Instructor) Advanced Coaching Supervision (must meet prerequisites) Jessica Clark / Bill Graybill Open - 12 spots left
Sept 11-Nov 19 (group meeting on first and last day & 4 individual sessions scheduled w/Instructor) Advanced Competencies Assessment Final (must meet prerequisites) Ben Olsen / TBD Open - 12 spots left
Dec 6  8:30am-12:30pm Workshop: A Coach Approach to Parenting (does not count toward continuing education or your certificate) Linda Miller / Jessica Clark Opens June 1
Sept 5-Nov 21 (12x's Thursday 5:30pm-6:30pm) A Coach Approach to Ministry (=ML570 for grad students) Ben Olsen Opens June 1

 

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 October for Spring trimester, February for Summer trimester, and June 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.
8:30-4:30 PT