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About Us
About Us About Us

The AC was established in 2002 and is a leading independent and not-for- profit professional body dedicated to promoting best practice and raising awareness and standards of coaching worldwide.

As an inclusive body, with members in over 60 countries, it is made up of professional coaches, academic institutions, trainers and providers of coaching, as well as sponsors of coaching from the third sector through to large corporates, building coaching cultures.

Purpose

Our purpose is to inspire and champion coaching excellence, to advance the coaching profession and make a sustainable difference to individuals, organizations and society.

Vision & Objectives

Vision:

  • To build a coaching community on a global scale, where there is sufficient need and potential for coaching.
  • To grow an international membership base to a minimum of 25,000.
  • To align or partner with individuals and organizations whose purpose and aspirations align with our own, bringing coaching deeper into business and society.
  • To build a vibrant, energizing and knowledge rich online environment to support the profession's sustainable growth and development.
  • To position the AC at the leading edge of the profession's evolution, enabling the AC to be the coaching community of choice for personal/professional coaches, organizations and corporations involved in the profession.

Our objectives:

  • To actively advance education and best practice in coaching.
  • To develop and implement targeted marketing initiatives to encourage growth to the profession.
  • To demonstrate accountability and credibility through role modelling a coach approach.
  • To encourage and provide opportunities for an open exchange of views and experiences.
  • To collaborate and build a network of strategic alliances and relationships worldwide, to maximize the members' and the profession's potential

Our Global Code of Ethics:

As membership bodies, we are committed to maintaining and promoting excellent practice in coaching and mentoring and have therefore created Global Code of Ethics. This code of ethics sets the expectation of best practice in coaching and mentoring and promotes the development of coaching and mentoring excellence.

Whether you are an existing coach, an organisation providing coaching training or someone who is looking to engage in a Coaching culture for their organisation, the Association for Coaching has a membership level for you.

Sponsorship Opportunities

The AC provides sponsorship opportunities for the website, events and Coaching Perspectives, the AC Magazine. To find out more about what is offered and for pricing details, please go here.

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Global Board

Our active and experienced global board ensure that the AC’s purpose and values are upheld and communicated to our teams throughout the world.




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Leadership Team

Our Leadership Team sets strategy, oversees operations and management of the AC.





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Regional Leadership Team

The AC’s continued growth and success is driven by key people who dedicate their time, energy and ideas to an array of projects and activities. As we grow globally we have initiatives that need support both at a regional and international level. If you are interested in getting involved, please follow the link below.

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Advisory Board

The AC Advisory Panel advises the Global Team and Senior Leadership Team to ensure that the association’s programme of events and services corresponds as far as possible to the needs of the association’s membership and continues to act in the best interests of the total membership.


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AC Team Support

Our amazing team of Administrators are behind the AC continuing to operate day to day. They are responsive, committed and focused on our members and their needs.





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Getting Involved

The AC’s continued growth and success is driven by key people who dedicate their time, energy and ideas to an array of projects and activities. As we grow globally we have initiatives that need support both at a regional and international level. If you are interested in getting involved, please follow the link below.

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