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International Coach Federation Announces Inaugural Circle of Distinction Inductees

May 9, 2018

ICF honors coaches whose long-term contributions have shaped the coaching profession. Lexington, Kentucky, USA—As part of its annual International Coaching Week celebration, the International Coach Federation (ICF) is recognizing the achievements and contributions of six coaches from around the world by inviting them to the Association’s newly formed Circle of Distinction. Launched earlier this year, …read more.

International Coach Federation Announces 2018 Young Leader Award Honorees

May 8, 2018

ICF celebrates the next generation of leaders in the coaching profession with new awards program. Lexington, Kentucky, USA—Six coaches from around the world have been named winners of the International Coach Federation’s inaugural Young Leader Award. ICF made the announcement as part of the Association’s annual International Coaching Week (ICW) observance. Launched in 1999, ICW …read more.

This Association is Demonstrating the Transformative Power of Professional Coaching

May 7, 2018

The question: Who is the International Coach Federation? Lexington, Kentucky, USA—During the March 30, 2018, broadcast of the popular television game show Jeopardy!, International Coach Federation (ICF) Members, Credential-holders and staff across North America got an unexpected thrill when the Association was mentioned as part of the following clue: “With certification from the ICF, you …read more.

International Coach Federation Accepting Prism Award Nominations

April 9, 2018

Professional coaching organization invites organizations with strong coaching cultures to share their stories and be recognized. Lexington, Kentucky, USA—The International Coach Federation (ICF) is now accepting nominations for the 2018 ICF International Prism Award at The Prism Award program honors organizations with coaching programs that fulfill rigorous professional standards, address key strategic goals, yield …read more.

International Coach Federation Recognizes Leading Chapters

March 26, 2018

Professional coaching organization honors high-performing chapters during Global Leaders Forum. Lexington, Kentucky, USA—Sixteen International Coach Federation (ICF) Chapters were announced as 2017 Chapter Recognition honorees at ICF’s 2018 Global Leaders Forum, which took place March 15–17, 2018, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The 2017 ICF Chapter Recognition honorees are: ICF Austin ICF Australasia ICF Bulgaria …read more.

International Coach Federation Global Board Elects 2018 Officers

January 18, 2018

Announcement of Vice Chair and Secretary/Treasurer concludes annual elections.  Lexington, Kentucky, USA—The International Coach Federation (ICF) has finalized elections for its 2018 Global Board of Directors with the naming of this year’s Secretary/Treasurer, Jean-François Cousin, MCC (Thailand), and Vice Chair, Sara Smith, MCC (USA). Supporting 2018 ICF Global Board Chair Tracy Sinclair, PCC (United Kingdom), …read more.

International Coach Federation Launches New Website

December 21, 2017 offers improved user experience and exciting new features. Lexington, Kentucky, USA—The International Coach Federation (ICF) has a launched a new, streamlined website at “We are very excited about the experience that this new web site offers to all users—members and non-members alike,” ICF CEO/Executive Director Magdalena Mook said. “It is clean, crisp, intuitive …read more.

International Coach Federation Announces 2018 Election Results

November 21, 2017

Tracy Sinclair, PCC, elected 2018 ICF Global Board Chair, with Rajat Garg, MCC, joining the Board of Directors. Lexington, Kentucky, USA— Elections for the International Coach Federation (ICF) 2018 Global Board of Directors have been finalized with the naming of the new 2018 ICF Global Board Chair, Tracy Sinclair, PCC (United Kingdom). “It is a …read more.

International Coach Federation Opens Nominations for New Awards Programs

November 15, 2017

Recognition programs will celebrate experienced coach practitioners and emerging leaders in the coaching profession. Lexington, Kentucky, USA—The International Coach Federation (ICF) has opened nominations for two new awards programs. The Circle of Distinction program recognizes experienced coaches who have made significant contributions to ICF and the coaching profession over the course of their careers. Eligible …read more.

New Research Highlights What Millennial Leaders and First-time Managers Need to Succeed

September 19, 2017

International Coach Federation, Human Capital Institute unveil joint research on coaching and leadership development. Lexington, Kentucky, USA—The International Coach Federation (ICF) and Human Capital Institute (HCI) have released findings from their latest research collaboration, Building a Coaching Culture with Millennial Leaders. The study explores how first-time people managers and emerging leaders—many of whom are Millennials—can …read more.


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