2018 Coach Training

Enrollment open for the 2018 Coach Training Program

DeepRiver is now offering a coach training program that is accredited through the International Coach Federation (ICF). By taking this course, you will have met the training requirement to become a certified coach through the ICF ACSTH path. For additional information on ICF certification, visit ICF’s website here.icflogocolor

Download a program overview here.

Program Highlights

The course covers all ICF Core Competencies and Ethical Guidelines. Modules will be based on ICF competencies, including Action Planning, Powerful Questions, Expanding Possibilities, and Coaching Presence. Training begins with
two-and-a-half days of onsite training from September 14–16, 2018 and finishes with the final onsite training weekend in May 2019 (dates to be announced).

The coach specific training program consists of 60 hours with on-site and webinar format (ACSTH Path). Participation includes:

  • 2 on-site training weekends
  • 6 monthly two-hour webinars
  • 12 hours of self-study to include readings and assignments
  • 1 individual coaching supervision session with a lead faculty

Program Faculty
Gayle IrvinGayle Irvin, PCC, is an executive coach and management consultant with DeepRiver Consulting. Her practice centers on Organizational Development. Gayle is Gestalt trained and incorporates these theories, models, and concepts into her work. As a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the ICF, Gayle trains and mentors people working towards their certification through the ICF.

Iain JohnstonIain Johnston is an executive coach specializing in working with leaders in corporations as well as the non-profit sector. Iain has been coaching leaders for the past seven years, and is currently working towards accreditation as a coach with ICF.  As Director of Faith in Community Scotland, Iain leads a non-profit harnessing the potential of local people, including those returning from prison, as they develop their ideas through the provision of funding, facilitation, coaching and training.

Rev. Chris Holmes, PCCRev. Chris Holmes, PCC, has been coaching church leaders across many denominations with over 1000 hours coaching laity, clergy, denominational leaders and bishops. Chris co-authored the Coach Approach Skill Training (CAST) for ministry, which is an approved training program of the ICF. CAST has now trained over 800 church leaders in the basic and advanced skills of coaching for ministry. As a founding member of the Maryland Chapter of the ICF, Chris served as President from 2012-2014.

Program Costs and Enrollment

Training will be held in Guilford, Connecticut. The venue is wheelchair accessible. Free parking is available. Room and board are not covered. Local lodging available. Trip Advisor recommendations are available here.

Class size is small so there is limited enrollment. If interested in receiving more information or enrolling, please call (571) 265-9064 or email: gigirvin@gmail.com.