RIHEL Coaching Academy

Coaching Academy

RIHEL’s Coaching Academy prepares people to effectively practice professional coaching.

In addition to developing confident and capable coaches, the Coaching Academy is a broad network of professionals committed to support others’ potential.

Develop Confident & Capable Coaches

RIHEL’s Coaching Academy develops confident and capable coaches who support others to maximize their personal and professional potential, and who are prepared for effective professional practice.

The RIHEL Coaching Academy is an ICF Level 1 accredited coaching education program. It provides a robust one-year (110 credit hours) coach training experience that prepares participants with the skills and practices essential to providing an effective and valuable coaching experience. The program is limited to 18 participants per class and is open to anyone who has received any training on introductory coaching skills and has experience being coached by either a peer or professional coach. Please note that graduates of any of RIHEL’s comprehensive leadership programs meet these criteria.

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Prepare to register! Download the Registration Form Guidance before clicking the registration button below.

Not sure if this program is for you? Not sure if you’re ready for this program? Other questions?
Attend the Free Coaching Academy Information Session – Thursday, June 20, 9-10 AM MTN (Zoom)
This virtual session will include an overview of the upcoming 2024-2025 RIHEL Coaching Academy and time for Q&A.

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Coaching Academy Faculty & Staff

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Leanne Jeffers, MPH, PCC

Program Director, Core Faculty, Mentor Coach

Regional Institute for Health and Environmental Leadership

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Janna West Kowalski, MS, ACC

Core Faculty
Coach and Consultant, West Kowalski Consulting and Coaching

Jordan White, ACC

Core Faculty

Self-Leadership Coach, Jordan White Coaching

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Sarah Roberts, MHA, PCC

Mentor Coach

CEO, Clarity Matters Consulting LLC

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Beth Roome, MA, ACC

Guest Faculty

Founder, Switchback Institute and Executive Director of the Switchback Foundation

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Franco Marini, MA, CNL

Guest Faculty

President, The NeuroTransology Institute

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Curt Drennen, PsyD

Guest Faculty

Disaster Behavioral Health and Community Recovery Branch Chief, CDPHE Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response.

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Armando Herald, ACC

Guest Coaching Observer

Drinking Water Local Assistance Unit Manager,Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

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Connie Sorell


Program Manager, Regional Institute for Health and Environmental Leadership

Questions Regarding the Coaching Academy or registration process?

Please contact Leanne Jeffers, Program Director,
through the form below, or call her at 303-871-3550.

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