The Essentials of Leadership Coaching

Based upon 17 years of training more than 3,500 Christians throughout the world, the majority of our students consistently secure paying clients on their caseloads before this introductory course is finished.

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The Essentials of Leadership CoachingOur curriculum is designed around Dr. Gary Collins’ foundational book, Christian Coaching, and two other outstanding texts. The course is aligned with the standards of both the International Coach Federation (ICF) and the Christian Coaches Network International (CCNI).

All classes are taught live, via Telebridge, and supplemented with home study as well as interactive peer coaching groups meeting by Telebridge each week. In this class you will:

  • Master critical distinctions between coaching, counseling, consulting, mentoring, & discipling.
  • Learn the Core Competencies of Coaching as established by the International Coach Federation (ICF).
  • Integrate your Christian faith & worldview into your work with both Christian & non-Christian clients.
  • Develop the skills, tools & techniques necessary for effective coaching practice.
  • Explore Christian coaching principles in Scripture, using these as your basis & mandate for practice.
  • Learn the keys to forming a strong coaching alliance with your clients.
  • Study the latest research behind remarkable personal growth and lasting change.
  • Hear live role play demonstrations & case examples by your instructors – two ICF-certified coaches.
  • Process readings from 3 exceptional texts and get direct answers to your questions.
  • Practice coaching skills live in telephone lab sessions and in class, receiving real-time feedback from instructors.
  • Learn to structure questions in a genuinely exploratory manner to avoid ‘leading’ your clients.
  • Develop the ability to hear beyond your clients’ words through their inflections, pace, energy, & even silence.
  • Become comfortable in confusion, embracing questions in a true spirit of curiosity and discovery.
  • Practice the skill of becoming ‘invisible’ as your clients listen to the Holy Spirit & their God-given desires.
  • Help clients operationalize their visions, setting measurable goals & timelines.
  • Learn empowerment skills to place clients more in-touch with their abilities & resources for dramatic life change.
  • Foster accountability that really works – through you, not to you.
  • Marshal pain & passion – the two great human motivators for change.
  • Understand the stages of personal & spiritual growth, and meet your clients in their own unique stages.
  • Learn what to do with resistance to change, and how to help a client get ‘unstuck.’
  • Identify and work with core values, vision, purpose, & mission.
  • Develop self-monitoring skills in your ‘use of self’ in this contractual, designed relationship.
  • Explore several major niches in Christian coaching to begin specializing in your areas of greatest passion.
  • Experience dramatic personal growth as you work through the very exercises you will use with clients.
  • Catch vision for the future of Christian coaching and how to position yourself in this explosive new field.


$2,000full pay
  • NO payments


  • $1,600 balance

Deposit plus
4 Monthly Payments

  • $405 monthly

Deposit plus
8 Monthly Payments

  • $205 monthly

Deposit plus
18 Monthly Payments

  • $110 monthly

February 2018

DAY: Mondays
TIME: 6:00 – 8:00 PM Eastern
DATES: February 19 – June 4, 2018 (NOTE: Class will NOT meet on 5/28)
INSTRUCTORS: Charles Hooper, PCC & Steve Ivaska, ACC

June 2018

DAY: Tuesdays
TIME: 5:00 – 7:00 PM Eastern
DATES: June 19 – October 2, 2018 (NOTE: Class will NOT meet on 7/31)
INSTRUCTORS: Bryan Brown, PCC & Cheryl Scanlan, MCC

October 2018

DAY: Mondays
TIME: 5:00 – 7:00 PM Eastern
DATES: October 15 – February 11, 2019 (NOTE: Class will NOT meet on 12/17, 12/24, and 12/31)
INSTRUCTORS: Bryan Brown, PCC & Cheryl Scanlan, MCC

Christian Coaching (2nd Edition)

by Dr. Gary Collins

Co-Active Coaching (3rd Edition)
by Laura Whitworth et al

Coaching for Breakthrough Success
by Jack Canfield and Peter Chee

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