Welcome to Coaching School!

Here is  where students, teachers, and colleagues come together learn about practice the art and discipline of coaching.  You'll read books, manuals, and blog articles. You'll listen to recorded coaching sessions and observe live ones.  You'll watch dozens of brief videos,  demonstrate ways to model the 8 core competencies, and develop a plan for growing in your coaching capacities.

 Several portions of the Coaching School are accessible to anyone who visits this site. There are also a number of  "hidden" and/or "password-protected pages where you'll need to know the URL or use a code to access the materials. Current password-protected pages.

Vibrant Faith current course offerings include:
  • 101 - The Core Competencies Course:   This includes 24 hours of asynchronous learning modules.
  • 102-110 - The ACC-level Coach Training CourseThis includes content from  Courses 102-110 and covers 44 hours of live online learning sessions led by members of Vibrant Faith's Coaching Faculty.  Students complete the Core Competencies Course beforehand.
  • 201 - The PCC-level Coach Training Course. This includes 68 hours of live and individual online learning.
  • 301 -The Mentor Coaching Course.  This includes 8 hours of group coaching and three 1-on-1 sessions with your mentor coach.
  • 400-level Elective Courses. Students may take these courses to gain new knowledge and coaching approaches while also earning CEU's to maintain their certification credentials.

Vibrant Faith is in the process of being accredited by the International Coaching Federation (ICF)to provide ACC- and PCC-level coaching courses.  For more information about ICF, go to 

Most of our courses meet online via Zoom using the following information:
  • Call in: 408.638.0968 (ID: 541 252 9630)
  • Online:

We encourage Zoom participants to:
  • Find a quiet setting with good internet. 
  • Wear a headset to avoid background noice and echoing issues. 
  • Come ready to coach and be coached.
Coaching moves people from "what is" to "what might be"
Coaching helps you see things with new eyes
Coaching helps people do what matters

Learn more about Our Coaching School

View our Coaching Manual
View our Coaching School Catalog
View our Coaching School Student Manual

"I help leaders imagine better, brighter futures."

What Students Say About Coaching School.

"The training is interactive and very practical."
  • "I exercise leadership in so many new ways due to coaching." 
  • The training gave me the tools and the confidence to be a  change agent in my church and my denomination."
  • "It's the best training I've received in years."
  • "The training affirmed many of the gifts I have  and  provided me with the resources I need to help other navigate change."
  • "It moved me beyond my comfort zones . . . in a very good way!"
  • "The coaching process works.  I just need to trust the process."