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 or one and a half 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 2022

Dates / TimesCourseInstructorDelivery
Jan 15 & 22 8:30-4:30 PT (2 Saturdays in a row) Introduction to Coaching Linda Miller/Ben Olsen Online
Feb 18/19  8:30-4:30 PT Introduction to Coaching Linda Miller/Ben Olsen Online
Mar 18/19  8:30-4:30 PT Introduction to Coaching Linda Miller/Ben Olsen Online
Jan 29 & Feb 5  8:30-4:30 PT (2 Saturdays in a row) Coaching Through Conflict (concentration elective) Bill Graybill Online
Feb 4/5  8:30-4:30 PT Coaching Change, Transition, & Transformation (core elective) Jessica Clark Online
Feb 11/12  8:30-4:30 PT Coaching Spiritual Transformation (concentration elective) Paul Thome Online
Mar 1 - Apr 5 (6-week Tuesdays 5:30-7:30pm PT) Establishing a Dynamic Coaching Relationship (core elective) Jerry Essary Online
Mar 26 & Apr 2  8:30-4:30 PT The Language of Coaching (core elective) Jessica Clark/Ben Olsen Online
Jan 11 - Apr 12 (weekly Tuesdays 12-1:30pm PT) Group Mentor Coaching (must meet prerequisites) Perry Rhue Online
Jan 17 - Apr 8 (2 group & 4 individual meetings scheduled w/instructor) CTC Competencies Assessment Final (must meet prerequisites) Ben Olsen/Paul Thome Online
Jan 11 - Feb 15 (6-week Tuesdays 10-Noon PT) ACTC Growing Your Coaching Business (ACTC students only) Jerry Essary Online
Jan 17 - Apr 8 (6 meetings over 12 weeks scheduled w/instructor) ACTC Coaching Supervision (ACTC students only) Perry Rhue/Paul Thome Online
Jan 17 - Apr 8 (2 group & 3 individual meetings scheduled w/instructor)
ACTC Research Project (ACTC students only) Evan Burns 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 Paul Thome Online
*June 3/4  8:30-4:30 PT The Neuroscience of Coaching 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 Online
May 16 - August 5 (2 group and 4 individual meetings scheduled w/instructor) CTC Competencies Assessment (must meet prerequisites) Olsen/Thome Online
May 17 - June 21 (6-weeks Tuesdays 10-Noon PT) ACTC Growing Your Coaching Business (ACTC students only) Jerry Essary Online
May 16 - August 5 (2 group and 4 individual meetings scheduled w/Instructor) ACTC Coaching Supervision (ACTC students only) Rhue/Thome Online
May 16 - August 5 (2 group and 3 individual  meetings scheduled w/Instructor) ACTC Research Project (ACTC students only) Evan Burns Online

Fall 2021

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 Bill Graybill Online
*Oct 21/22 8:30-4:30 PT  Coach Approach to Leading and Managing Linda Miller Online
*Oct  15 & 22 8:30-4:30 PT (2 Saturdays in a row) Establishing a Dynamic Coaching Relationship Jerry Essary 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 - Nov 22  (weekly Tuesdays 12-1 PT for a max of 12 weeks) Group Mentor Coaching (must meet prerequisites) Marissa Gleason / Ben Olsen Online
*Sept 12 - Nov 18  (2 group & 4 individual meetings over 10 weeks scheduled w/Instructor) CTC Competencies Assessment Final (must meet prerequisites) Ben Olsen / Paul Thome Online
*Sept 13 - Oct 18 (6-weeks Tuesdays 10-Noon PT) ACTC Growing Your Coaching Business (ACTC students only) Jerry Essary Online
*Sept 12 - Nov 18  (2 group & 4 individual meetings over 10 weeks scheduled w/Instructor) ACTC Coaching Supervision (ACTC students only) Perry Rhue / Paul Thome Online
*Sept 12 - Nov 18 (2 group & 3 individual meetings over 10 weeks 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 following the steps on our registration page here. Our trimesters follow a Spring, Summer, Fall model.  Registration usually opens in Novemeber 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 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
  • 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