Welcome to the Center for Executive Coaching

Join the leader in executive coach training & certification for accomplished professionals. Get proven tools and processes to attract great clients, have enormous impact, and love what you do.


A coach training and certification program that gives you everything you need to be in the top 5% of coaches worldwide, confidently deliver value to top-tier clients, and love your work...

Our Top 3 Advantages:
  • 100% focused on PRACTICAL, MEASURABLE RESULTS for you and your clients. Our goal is that your clients receive at least a 5-10x return from coaching.
  • Proven, in-depth coaching methodologies to set you apart with no fluff, pseudoscience, or academic jargon
  • Best guidance in the industry to help you establish a successful coaching practice, whether internal or external



Combined years of faculty experience


Countries where we have graduates


Proven, in-depth coaching methodologies


Years training coaches


Personal mentoring, guidance, & support for YOU

Executive and Leadership Coach Training and Certification Programs

Proven, in-depth coaching methodologies to set you apart no fluff or academic theory. Click any of the programs below to learn more about which option is best for you.


ICF designation

Get your ICF designation PLUS our practical methods and processes for ongoing success.


Get the Board Certified Coach certification with the Certified Executive Coach

If you have a Masters Degree or higher, this certification is likely for you. The process is much simpler than the ICF designation application process and is included with all of our options.


Get Certified via our In-Person Seminar

Our acclaimed 3.5 day Certification seminar leaves you inspired and ready to start coaching leaders, managers, professionals, and up-and-coming talent.


Get Certified via Distance Learning

If in doubt, start here. You get everything you need to bring maximum value to your clients and succeed as a coach — delivered in the most flexible way possible for your busy schedule.

Not sure which program best suits you?

Schedule a call with us today to discuss the programs we offer and what would best suit you...

Accreditations & Affiliations
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  • BCC
  • SHRM
  • PHR

Programs for Seasoned Coaches

Seasoned coaches don’t need to join our full certification program. We have a number of programs for you: our famous Coach Master Toolkit, with 27 coaching methodologies and online training; the High-Performance Coaching Academy, a turnkey program you can offer to high-potentials in companies; the Instant Business Coach Toolkit, the lowest-cost most effective way to offer business coaching to your clients; the Exit and Succession CEO Roundtable, for coaches to offer to CEOs of small and mid-sized companies; and the Business Development Intensive for Coaches, which in our opinion is an unmatched approach to attracting clients and building your practice.

Solutions for Organizations

Organizations come to us to train their internal coaches; provide coaching skills to managers and leaders; and – for consulting firms – to help consultants add coaching to what they already do, whether as a source of new revenue or to improve the probability that clients accept their recommendations. We also provide best-in-class executive coaching solutions.


Coach! The Crucial, Deceptively Simple Leadership Skill for Breakaway Performance.

Get the newest book from the Center for Executive Coaching and preview the kind of content we offer!

Get your FREE 46-page ebook: “The Three Keys to Success Coaching Executives, Leaders, Managers, Up-and-Coming Talent, and Business Owners.”

  • Discover what sets the top 5% of coaches apart.
  • Learn the 7 orientations of the successful coach.
  • Get insights about the 3 domains of coaching, and which one matters most.
  • Plus: Key questions to ask when you select a coach training program.

In addition, get invitations to our frequent webinars, new articles, and surveys about the coaching industry.

From our selection of articles:

At the request of our members, the Center for Executive Coaching now offers — at no additional cost to members of our Executive Coach  Certification program — Specialty Leadership and Executive Coaching Designations. Best of all: The process to get one of these designations is designed to position you in your target market, meet decision […]

The attached recording introduces you to 25 potential coaching niches, along with why a niche is important to have and our “70/30” rule. It also includes a discussion in the middle about what sets the CEC apart. At the end we discuss what you receive with our program. At the end, please email us at […]

After viewing the video recording of our most recent Open House, enter your email in the box describing the ebook and we will email you a copy right away. At the same time, please email Director Andrew Neitlich directly at andrewneitlich@centerforexecutivecoaching.com to set up time to discuss, identify the best program for you, and answer […]

If you are a leadership coach, you already know that we are truly blessed to be working in one of the most fulfilling and fun professions that there is. In the spirit of the many obligatory gratitude emails that you see every Thanksgiving, following are ten reasons why we should feel super grateful. If you […]

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