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Ready to Become a Coach?

The Institute for Coaching Excellence (IFCE) provides an affordable pathway to obtaining an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) or Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential from the International Coaching Federation. Our 135-hour Life, Leadership, & Executive Coaching program can be completed in 6 months for $3,200.

Upcoming Class Dates

  • January 25, 2023  | Wednesdays, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm MT (accepting students until Feb 9th)

  • April 18, 2023  | Tuesdays,  8:00 am - 11:00 am MT

  • August 23, 2023 | Wednesdays, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm MT 
    * Start dates are subject to change based on enrollment

What Can You Expect?

The IFCE is  a boutique training institute that is accredited by the International Coaching Federation. We believe coaching programs should be affordable, inclusive, and human-centered. Our small class room sizes and training templates create a resource-rich environment that advances the coaching profession while helping students excel in the art and practice of coaching. 

ICF Accredited

135 hours of programming taught by ICF Credentialed Instructors


 Weekly, 3 hour classes held via Zoom Video Conference for
6 months

Quality Curriculum

80% focus on
the ICF Core Competencies &  20% on business development 

Mentor Coaching

10 hours of mentor coaching included at no additional cost

Peer Coaching

Work with a peer coach partner to obtain coach experience hours and support

Capstone Project

Complete a Capstone Project to officially launch your business

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Check out the course outline for course dates and a summary of objectives.

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We host regular informational sessions for prospective students.

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Click here to learn about admissions, curriculum, logistics, and accreditation.

Answering the Call to Coach

The IFCE was founded by Alexis Goggans, PCC & Christian Hartley, PCC in 2020 with a mission to create diverse cohorts of competent, confident, and successful coaches who become leaders in the coaching profession. Since 2017, Christian & Alexis have provided life, leadership, and executive coaching to leaders, organizations, and agents for social good. Together they have more than 8 years of formal experience deepening their study and practice of coaching while running successful coaching businesses. 
We are excited to share these experiences with those ready to answer the call to coach. 

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