Coach Training Schedule

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

On-campus classes are held in two-day intensive formats, starting at 8:30 AM and ending at 4:30 PM on both days. Typically, these are a Friday – Saturday format. 

Online classes are typically taught live via Zoom over 6 consecutive weeks, with each session lasting 2 hours, or in a two-day intensive format.

How to Register

Spring 2021

DatesCourseInstructorCampus
Jan 12 - Feb 16 Tuesdays 10-Noon PST 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 PST for 6 weeks CO201/501 - Coaching Change, Transition, & Transformation Jessica Clark Online
Feb 17 - Mar 24 Wednesday 1-3pm PST 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 PST 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 PST CO230/530A - Group Mentor Coaching (must meet prerequisites) Perry Rhue Online
Jan 9 - Apr 16 Tuesdays 12-1pm PST CO230/530B - Group Mentor Coaching (must meet prerequisites) Ashlee Sikorski Online
Feb 23 - Mar 30 Tuesdays 10-Noon PST for 6 weeks CO208/508 - Advanced Growing Your Coaching Practice (ACTC students only) Jerry Essary Online
Jan 9 - Apr 16 scheduled w/instructor CO231/531 - Advanced Coaching Supervision (ACTC students only) Essary/Rhue/Sikorski Online
Jan 9 - Apr 16 scheduled w/instructor -  CO232/532 - ACTC Research Project (ACTC students only) Evan Burns Online

Summer 2021

DatesCourseInstructorCampus
May 11 - Jun 15 Tuesdays 5:30-7:30pm PST for 6 weeks CO200/500 - Introduction to Coaching Jerry Essary Online
Jun 4/5  8:30-4:30 PST CO200/500 - Introduction to Coaching Jerry Essary Online
May 21/22*  8:30-4:30 PST CO203/503 - Coaching Approach to Leading & Managing Linda Miller Online
Jun 4/5*  8:30-4:30 PST CO206/506 - Assessments, Inventories, & Tools in Coaching Ashlee Sikorski Online
Jun 11/12*  8:30-4:30 PST CO209/509 - Coaching Through Conflict Bill Graybill Online
Jun 18/19*  8:30-4:30 PST CO201/501 - Coaching Change, Transition, & Transformation Bill Graybill Online
Jun 25/26*  8:30-4:30 PST CO207/507 - The Language of Coaching David Cooke Online
Jul 30/31*  8:30-4:30 PST CO202/502 - Life & Personal Coaching Bill Graybill Online
May 12 - Jun 16* Wednesdays 10-Noon PST for 6 weeks CO204/504 - Coaching Spiritual Transformation Paul Thome Online
Jun 16 - Jul 21* Wednesdays 5:30-7:30pm PST for 6 weeks CO205/505 - Neuroscience Approach to Coaching David Cooke Online
May 11 - Aug 10* Tuesdays 12-1pm PST CO230/530 A - Group Mentor Coaching (must meet prerequisites) Perry Rhue Online
May 13 - Aug 12* Thursdays 4-5pm PST 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 PST for 6 weeks CO208/508 - Advanced Growing Your Coaching Practice (ACTC students only) Jerry Essary Online
May 8 - Aug 13* (Six meetings scheduled w/Instructor) CO231/531 - Advanced 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

DatesCourseInstructorCampus
6-week Format via Zoom CO200/500 - Introduction to Coaching Jerry Essary Online
2-Day Format 8:30-4:30 PST CO200/500 - Introduction to Coaching Jerry Essary TBD
Nov 12/13 8:30-4:30 PST CO203/503 - Coaching Approach to Leading & Managing Linda Miller TBD
Oct 8/9 8:30-4:30 PST CO204/504 - Coaching Spiritual Transformation Paul Thome TBD
2-Day Format 8:30-4:30 PST CO201/501 - Coaching Change, Transition, & Transformation Jessica Clark TBD
2-Day Format 8:30-4:30 PST CO202/502 - Life & Personal Coaching Jerry Essary TBD
2-Day Format 8:30-4:30 PST CO205/505 - Neuroscience Approach to Coaching David Cooke TBD
6-week Format via Zoom CO206/506 - Assessments, Inventories, & Tools in Coaching Ashlee Sikorski Online
6-week Format via Zoom CO207/507 - The Language of Coaching Jessica Clark Online
6-week Format via Zoom CO209/509 - Coaching Through Conflict Bill Graybill Online
Six meetings scheduled w/Instructor CO229/529 - CTC Competencies Assessment (must meet prerequisites) Jerry Essary Online
Every week for 1 hour over the course of the semseter CO230/530 A - Group Mentor Coaching (must meet prerequisites) Perry Rhue Online
Every week for 1 hour over the course of the semseter CO230/530 B - Group Mentor Coaching (must meet prerequisites) Ashlee Sikorski Online
6-week Format via Zoom CO208/508 - Advanced Growing Your Coaching Practice (ACTC students only) Jerry Essary Online
Sept 4 - Dec 10* (Six meetings scheduled w/Instructor) CO231/531 - Advanced Coaching Supervision (ACTC students only) Essary/Rhue/Sikorski Online
Sept 4 - Dec 10* (Six meetings scheduled w/Instructor) CO232/532 - ACTC Research Project (ACTC students only) Evan Burns Online

 

Prerequisites: Introduction to Coaching is the pre-requisite course for all other courses.  For more prerequisites and descriptions of classes, visit our Course Description page.  *All courses are tentative dates until officially posted in S.I.S. for registration.  All meeting times are Pacific Standard Time.

Registration: Register from your S.I.S. account.  To set up an account click here.  Semesters start in January, May and September.  Registration will open in Novemeber for Spring term, March for Summer term, and July for Fall term.  Coaching Students have up until 8 days before a class to register. 

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 for hours of ICF approved coach specific training (ACSTH) if you do not complete all course requirements. 

Online Global Coach Training

Western Seminary's online coaching classes provide the same high-quality training as our on campus classes, but in a convenient and accessible format that lets you learn from the comfort of your home or office.  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 two formats: over a 6-week period with each session lasting 2 hours, or a 2-day intensive usually Friday and Saturday 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 online classes through the Global Online Campus registration page in S.I.S..