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International Coaching Federation Invites Public to “Reimagine the Future” during International Coaching Week

May 16, 2022

  Lexington, Kentucky, USA – The International Coaching Federation (ICF) invites the public to “Reimagine the Future” during International Coaching Week (ICW), which begins today and runs through May 22. ICW is an annual weeklong global celebration of the power and impact of professional coaching. “As the world settles into the new reality, with pressures, …read more.

International Coaching Federation Announces 2022 Global Boards of Directors

February 17, 2022

Leading coaches and experts across profession selected.   Lexington, Kentucky, USA—The International Coaching Federation (ICF) has finalized the 2022 ICF Global Board of Directors, as well as the 2022 Board for each of ICF’s six unique family organizations.   “Our 2022 Directors each possess diverse experience and depth of expertise from different areas across the coaching …read more.

Study Shows Wide Adoption of Coaching Among Millennials Actively in the Workforce

February 8, 2022

Findings emerge from International Coaching Federation 2022 Global Consumer Awareness Study Lexington, Kentucky, USA (February 1, 2022) — Millennials are the generation most likely to be aware of coaching and most likely to have participated in a coaching relationship, according to the findings of a new study commissioned by the International Coaching Federation (ICF). The …read more.

International Coaching Federation Surpasses 50,000 ICF Members Worldwide

January 24, 2022

Association also sets new monthly record Lexington, Kentucky, USA – The International Coaching Federation (ICF) has surpassed 50,000 active ICF Members worldwide. “The coaching profession has been growing ever since ICF was first founded in 1995. It is such an honor to see the organization soar to 50,000 professionals around the globe, furthering the vision …read more.

International Coaching Federation is Leading the Evolution of Accreditation in Coaching Education

November 15, 2021

  Lexington, Kentucky, USA (November 15, 2021) – After one of the biggest quality improvement initiatives in its history, the International Coaching Federation (ICF) has announced its first-ever large-scale updates to its accreditation structure. The changes are being spearheaded by ICF Coaching Education, an ICF family organization formerly known as ICF Coach Training. “We are …read more.

ICF Credentials and Standards Surpasses 40,000 Credential-holders Worldwide

November 2, 2021

New milestone comes just three years after breaking 25,000 record Lexington, Kentucky, USA – The International Coaching Federation (ICF) Credentials and Standards has just surpassed 40,000 active ICF Credential-holders worldwide. Since its launch in 1998, the ICF Credential has become the only globally recognized professional coaching certification. Today, ICF Credential-holders live and work in 140 …read more.

ICF Thought Leadership Institute Launches Global Digital Library

October 1, 2021

A Global Hub for Original Perspectives on the Future of Coaching and its Intersections with the World. Lexington, Kentucky, USA – The International Coaching Federation (ICF) Thought Leadership Institute today announced the launch of its Global Digital Library, which houses its growing body of knowledge, rooted in insights from researchers and artists in fields as …read more.

International Coaching Federation Announces 2021 Award Winners

September 20, 2021

Winners of the 2021 ICF Prism, Circle of Distinction and Young Leader awards reflect the best of the global coaching industry. Lexington, Kentucky, USA – The International Coaching Federation (ICF) today announced the winners of its annual International Prism Award, Circle of Distinction, and Young Leaders Award. The winners of this year’s awards come from …read more.

International Coaching Federation Adopts Revised Organizational Core Values

August 27, 2021

Updates reflect global membership commitment to ethical practice. Lexington, Kentucky, USA (August 27, 2021) – The International Coaching Federation (ICF) today announced a revised expression of the organization’s core values, created to empower and unite all ICF coaches worldwide.  The new language encompasses ICF’s Ethical Principles, designed to ensure all ICF members share a common …read more.

Advancing the Field of Coaching Through Research

August 9, 2021

Lexington, Kentucky, USA – On June 1, 2021, in a collaboration that will elevate the field of coaching, the International Coaching Federation (ICF) pledged to give $575,000 USD over five years to McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliate, to benefit the hospital’s Institute of Coaching (IOC) for a grantmaking program.  The $575,000 USD philanthropic grant from ICF will support …read more.


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