Introduction to Coaching – Online Session

Session 101
$49 per attendee
Offered “On-Demand” at

This online course is a great way to begin the process of becoming a Christian coach. The course includes an introduction to the concept of coaching, an introduction to the skills of coaching, and a primer on how to get started as a coach. (Required for Certified Christian Leadership Coach credentials offered through Coach Approach Ministries.)

Foundations for Christian Coaching – Online Session

Session 501
$429 per attendee

  • Tuesdays, September 3, 2024 – October 15, 2024 (No class 9/17), 10am-12pm (Pacific) – Amy DeVries
  • Thursdays, September 26 – October 31, 2024, 10am – 12pm (Central) – Mary Selzer
  • Thursdays, October 10 – November 14, 2024, 3pm – 5pm (Eastern) – Keith & Esther Edwards

In this class you’ll learn how coaching is distinct from other ways of helping. You will learn the skills of a coach, basic coaching models, and how to conduct a powerful coaching conversation. This class is not just about knowledge. It’s also about growing your skills. You’ll have opportunities to practice as well as receive growth-oriented feedback. (Prerequisite for further coach training.)

Establishing a Dynamic Coaching Relationship – Online Session

Session 502
$429 per attendee

  • Thursdays, July 11 – August 15, 2024, 10 a.m. – noon (Central) – Mary Selzer
  • Thursdays, October 17 – December 5, 2024 (No class 11/7 and 11/28), 10am-12pm (Pacific) – Amy DeVries

What does it take to develop a strong professional coaching relationship? It takes attention to the essentials and going beyond expectations. In CAM 502, we teach you to do just that. In this ICF-approved course, you will learn ICF ethics and standards, how to help the person being coached to orient around areas of strengths and high-performance patterns, the ingredients for a strong first session, finding clients, and creating a coaching contract. This class will help you go beyond the doing of coaching in order to be a coach.

Coaching Through Change, Transition, & Transformation – Online Session

Session 503
$429 per attendee

  • Tuesdays, September 24 – October 29, 2024, 10 a.m. – noon (Central) – Mary Selzer

Coaching is all about change, but not all change is the same, and coaches need to be able to support: Proactive Change, Transitions, and Deep Transformation. Explore the path that begins with mind shift and culminates in mind renewal.

Neuroscience of Coaching

Session 504
$429 per attendee

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The human brain is a wonderful and wonderfully complex organ.  Knowing how the brain works (and doesn’t work) helps coaches provide better coaching.  In this course, you’ll learn the basics of neuroscience (in everyday English) and how to apply them to your coaching.

How to Coach a Team – Online Session

Session 507
$429 per attendee

  • Wednesdays, September 25 – October 30, 2024, 10 a.m. – noon (Central) – Mary Selzer

In this course, you will gain an understanding of the difference between a team and other types of groups, learn how to develop authentic teams, learn the skills needed to coach teams, how to support teams in overcoming dysfunction, use team covenants, and create alliances. The class includes assessment resources.

Coaching for Spiritual Growth – Online Session

Session 508
$429 per attendee

  • Thursdays, October 3 – November 21, 2024, 8-9:30 p.m. (Pacific) – David Cooke
  • Tuesdays, October 22 – December 10, 2024 (No class 11/5 and 11/26), 10am-12pm (Pacific) – Amy DeVries
  • Wednesdays, November 6 – December 11, 2024, 10 a.m. – noon (Central) – Mary Selzer

This class will help you increase your effectiveness in coaching for new and deeper faith in Jesus. By completing this class, you will be able to understand and appreciate how a coach approach to spiritual growth leads to meaningful spiritual conversations. You will be able to use coaching skills and the coaching process to help people move forward in becoming followers of Jesus as well as increase your confidence, competence, and credibility as a catalyst for spiritual growth.

Coach Approach to Leading & Managing

Session 510
$429 per attendee

  • Thursdays, September 5, 2024 – October 10, 2024, 10am-12pm (Pacific) – Amy DeVries

This course provides a framework for coaching leaders based on solid leadership principles and proven methods for helping leaders raise their performance and grow their potential.  It’s perfect for coaches who work with leaders and those who want to explore leadership coaching as a coaching niche.

Coaching Church Planters – Online Session

Session 513
$429 per attendee

  • Instructor: Keith Edwards. Dates TBA, 2024

Coaching church planters has its own distinctions. Planters are fundraisers, recruiters, communicators, and more. In this class, we will give 16 hours of live training (onsite or online) that give coaching models and skills specific to coaching church planters. This class is laid out with the foundation of current Church Planting best practices in mind.

Mentor Coaching

$900 per attendee

Participants in the mentor/coach process should have completed at least two training classes and be coaching at least one person on a regular basis.
The International Coach Federation requires ten hours of work with a mentor/coach to observe your coaching skills and to assist you through your coaching journey.
The mentor/coach experience can be completed in a group setting as members of the group coach each other and give helpful feedback along with the mentor/coach.This group experience also includes three individual sessions with the mentor/coach.