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On-line coach training created and facilitated by:

Dr. Dawn C. Reid, CEO & Founder of Reid Ready Coaching

Author, Speaker, Trainer

Learn exactly what you need to puruse ICF ACC credential, and learn how to launch and grow a sustainable coaching business as you help others reach their goals and maximize their full potential.



  • 60-hours of coach specific training

  • Virtual/live lectures

  • 5 online modules with research aricles, videos, activities, and skillbuilders to enhance learning

  • Rigorous, evidenced-based material

  • Continued support after you graduate

  • Coach business development, including social media management for coaches and how to generate clients

  • Free listing in our coaching directory after you graduate

  • Coach-the-Coach and Coach Mentoring throughout the program

  • eCertificate of Completion

  • 10 students per class max


Save $200.00 when you become a paid Reid Ready Coach Site member BEFORE your register for the course.


Payment plans and financing available for those who qualify



  • 100% on-line and self-paced

  • 5 online modules with 30+ lessons including research aricles, videos, activities, and skillbuilders to enhance learning

  • Rigorous, evidenced-based material

  • Continued support after you graduate

  • Coach business development, including social media management for coaches and how to generate clients

  • Free listing in our coaching directory after you graduate

  • 2-hrs of Coach-the-Coach / Coach Mentoring

  • eCertificate of Completion

  • 10 students per class max


Save $100.00  when you become a Reid Ready Coach Site Member BEFORE your register for this course.


Payment plans and financing available for those who qualify

Upcoming Class Schedule

Dr. Dawn C. Reid aka "Coach Dawn" - ACC

Lead Trainer for RRPC Program

Shanay McKiver-Brown aka "Coach Shanay" - RRAC

Lead Trainer for RRAC Program

Course Description

  • The goal of our Certified Reid Ready Professional Coach Training (RRPC) program is to help you develop strong coaching skills, provide you with 60-hrs coach specific training to help you on your path to achieve your ICF ACC Portfolio Track credentials, and to certify you to teach and coach for Reid Ready Life Coaching. The goal of our Certified Reid Ready Associate Coach Training (RRAC) to help you develop your core coaching skills to deliver results-oriented internal coaching within your organization or to serve as a Reid Ready Coach and Trainer.

  • Course topics are covered in both the RRPC and RRAC programs. However, with RRPC, you receive real-time, live activities and examples, and immediate coach-the coach opportunities.

  • All courses are presented in English.

Module I: The Fundamentals of Coaching & Preparing for Coaching Success

Module Learning Objetive: After you complete this module, you should be able to:

  • Have a basic understanding of what coaching is and is not and how the ICF defines coaching.

  • Explain the differences and similarities between coaching and therapy, counseling, mentoring, or consulting.

  • Explain what best practices are and why they are important in your coaching practice.

  • Understand and develop a code of ethics to follow. 

  • Apply coaching domains and begin to consider the domain you want to focus on in your coaching practice.

Week 1

  • Lesson 1.1: Defining coaching - Understaning the ICF definition

  • Lesson 1.2: Differentiating therapy, counseling, mentoring, and coaching

  • Lesson 1.3: Key fundamentals of coaching


Week 2

  • Lesson 1.4: Coaching best practices

  • Lesson 1.5: ICF ethical standards


Week 3

  • Lesson 1.6: ICF Core Competencies


Week 4

  • Lesson 1.7: Coaching domains - the context of coaching

  • Lesson 1.8: The coaching mindset

  • Look Ahead: Thinking about your coaching Niche, and Core Undeniable Benefit

Module II: Preparing Yourself to Coach


Module Learning Objectives - After you complete this module, you will be able to:

  • Explain key components of the coaching relationship

  • Have a basic understanding of coaching roles and how to build a positive coaching relationship

  • Understand the importance of authenticity, intuition, and silence within the coaching session

  • Have a basic understanding of your role as a coach and how to engage the client 

  • Explain active listening and learn how to develop your active listening skills

  • Differentiate between open and closed questions, and develop your powerful inquiry skills

  • Use framing, reframing, mirroring, and paraphrasing

Week 5

  • Lesson 2.1: Components of the coaching relationship

  • Lesson 2.2: Influences that impact the coaching relationship


Week 6

  • Lesson 2.3: Bringing your authentic self to the coaching session

  • Lesson 2.4: Using coaching models to keep the coaching session on track

  • Lesson 2.5: What is the coach and client's roles - knowing everyone's purpose and role during coaching


Week 7

  • Lesson 2.6: Active listening for helping the client reach the "ah-ha" moment

  • Lesson 2.7: Using intuition and silence to facilitate a meaningful coaching experience

  • Lesson 2.8: Asking powerful, thought-provoking questions to create mindshifts


Week 8

  • Lesson 2.9: Framing, reframing, and paraphrasing for optimal engagement and understanding 

  • Looking Ahead: Coaching others towards success - preparing you for ideal outcomes

Module III: Coaching Clients for Success

Module Learning Objectives: After you complete this module, you should be able to:

  • Setup and conduct complimentary coaching sessions

  • Have a general understanding of how to begin, manage, and end a coaching sessions

  • How to set the agreement and clarify the client's agenda or goals

  • Explain the use of coaching activities tp help facilitate the coaching process

  • Address common coaching challenges and understand the role diversity or social identity play in facilitating the coaching process

  • Understand how to identify coachable moments and non-verbal communication

  • Being confident in discussing your fees with clients


  • Lesson 3.1: Setting up complimentary sessions to assess "coachability "

  • Lesson 3.2: Starting a session, setting the agreement, and establishing rapport


  • Lesson 3.3: Supporting the client's agenda and setting the expectation

  • Lesson 3.4: Using coaching activities strategically and for impactful results



  • Lesson 3.5: Addressing coaching challenges and session killers

  • Lesson 3.6: Coaching diverse clients and understanding the role of social identity



  • Lesson 3.7: Identifying coachable moments--taking the client from "ah-ha" to "ta-da"

  • Lesson 3.8: Ending a session, confidentily asking for payment, and session follow-up

  • Looking Ahead: Getting more clients and support after you graduate


Module IV: Fundamentals of Business Operations for Coaches


Module Learning Objectives: After you complete this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand how to develop your niche and band, and identify a possible business name

  • Understand how to create a coaching plan and welcome package

  • Identify tools and resources to help you get started implementing back-office processes and office management for your business

  • Understand different business structures and ways to market your business

  • Apply best practices for social media mangement and leverage social media to promote your brand

  • Understand how to create a support system and implement self-care

  • Register, manage, and monitor operations in your coaching business


  • 4.1: Establishing your niche, name & brand

  • 4.2: Finalizing your coaching fees, plans & welcome package

  • 4:3: Fundamentals of business structures, start-up, and operations


WEEK  14

  • 4.4: Tools and resources for your business - leveraging technology and human capital

  • 4.5: Promoting, marketing and expanding your business off- and on-line

  • 4.6: Personal boundaries, implementing self-care, and setting up your home office

  • 4.7: Lead Generating - how to get more clients and create multiple revenue streams

  • Looking Ahead: What's next after you complete this course

Module V: ACC Credentials--Preparing for the ICF Portfolio Track & Getting Continued Support

Module Learning Objective: After you complete this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand how to prepare for the RRT Final Exam and ICF CKA 

  • Know what is required to apply for ICF ACC - Portfolio Track

  • Understand the benefits, requirements, and flexbility of being a certified coach



  • 5.1: Preparing for the ACC CKA

  • 5.2: Preparing for the RRT Exam



  • 5.3: Setting Up Your Portfolio - evaluating and sign off of your training documentation

  • 5.4: Course Wrap-up

Additional Readings, Forms, Documents & Templates and Continued Supports

Have access to tools and documents, continued support, and consulting opportunities as part of your course:

  • Coaching activities and worksheets for clients to complete

  • Applying mindfulness in your coaching practice - MIND™ Coaching Model

  • SMART-R goal tool

  • Coaching session tracker forms

  • Client profile form

  • Session Survey Form

  • Session Reporting Form

  • Further studies and readings to support evidenced-base coaching practices

  • Agreement template

  • Resources and assessment tools

  • Advanced marketing strategies 

  • Access to FB group for coaches

  • Access to Reid Ready Coaches Forum

  • Free Listing for 12 momths in the coaching directory

  • Project and comsulting opportunities - our coaches get contracts and various opportunities to work for major companies through Reid Ready Coaching

  • Coach-the-Coach continued education and master classes

  • Coach mentoring and advanced business deveopment and training

  • Participate in or help conduct research studies on topics and tools that impact coaches, the coaching process, or the coaching industry

  • Connection to discounted VA support services and social management experts who specialize in marketing coaches on various social media platforms

  • Understanding the benefits of joining ICF and becoming an ICF member


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Who can benefit from Reid Ready  Coach Training?:

  • Individuals interested in a career in coaching

  • Entrepreneurs who want to enhance their customer service or client engagement using coaching tools

  • Coaches who want professional training or certification that leads to the ICF ACC credential

  • Businesses who want to enhance their sales staff's coaching proficiencies

  • Human resource and talent management professionals, educators, students, project managers, recruiters, or individuals who want to develop competent coaching skills

About Tuition Fees & Cancellation for Coach Training

Your tuition can be paid at once or in an Installment plan. Select the payment plan option for the class you want to enroll and make equal monthly payment installments. If you need financing to invest in your training, please contact us.


  • Program Entry Requirements: (optional) We highly recommend participants attend at least one of our training demos and information session; (required) All participants must complete the registration application. No coaching experience is required. 

  • 60-Hr Lecture & Course Fee (ICF ACC Portfolio Track): $1295.00. 16-weeks, 60-hours of guided lecture and online assignments. RRC coach mentoring.

  • Self-Study Course Fee: $499.00. 16-weeks, self-paced training. No lecture. 100% online assignments. 2-hours of scheduled RRC mentoring.

  • General Notice: Fees for coach training are not applicable with other discounts or coupons. You cannot transfer to another course after you pay your Application Fee and register. The course fee is subject to change without additional notice. Not applicable to other group training, or program consultancy and development services. 

  • General Finance/Payment Policy: Your tuition must be paid in-full before you graduate. Payment plans are available at no additional cost. Additional fees apply for financing. Financing is available to those who qualify. We will provide you with our third-party credit  and loan represemtative to help you finance your training.

  • Cancellation Policy for the 60-Hr Lecture Coach Training Program: You can cancel without penalty if you cancel one-week (7 days) or moe before your class begins. You can receive a partial refund (50%) if you cancel less than 7 days and up to 24-hours before the course begins. There is no refund if you cancel less than 24-hours before or anytime after your class starts. There is no refund for canceling the self-study coaching course or the coaching master class.



If you want to be on a payment plan, please select the appropriate class that says "w/Payment Plan".  Financing may be available for those who qualify. Call our office to learn more before your register.  Interested in a different course schedule for the lecture class (morning, different days/times) please contact us.  If you need a program for your team or organization, please call to discuss.




* Note: This training prepares you to become a certified Reid Ready Coach (RRC). While we cover how to further develop your skills and prepare to undertake the Associate Coach Certification with ICF we do not make any guarantees that you will pass ICF's exam or that they will accept your training hours, although they advertise on their website they accept non-credentialed ICF training programs for the ACC-Portfolio Track. Also, you will need to obtain 10 hours of ICF Approved Mentor coaching outside of this training to obtain ICF credentials. The training we offer will help you achieve 60 hours of coach training and build your portfolio. We also provide tips on what to expect to increase your chances of ICF credential success. Please contact ICF or visit their website to confirm if your training will be accepted before our accreditation is approved.  You can still establish your own professional coaching practice or work for Reid Ready Life Coaching after successfully completing this program. There are no refunds for missing or not attending training. There are no refunds for failure to complete any training provided by Reid Ready Life Coaching. We follow a company credit policy in lieu of a refund, only where applicable or valid.