The Academy for Coaching Excellence

Coaching Field Leader and Provider of Continuing Coach Education

In order to be successful in changing and unpredictable times, we need resilience, flexibility, and creativity like never before. And in order to gain these traits with ease, we need the help and support of well trained coaches. This is why coaching is one of the fastest-growing professions worldwide.

The Academy for Coaching Excellence leads the coaching field, offering exceptional coach training courses for business coaches, life coaches, and executive coaches. Our coaches have been empowering thousands of individuals, businesses, and organizations worldwide for over twenty five years. With the support of Academy course leaders and mentors, as well as our intensive coaching courses, you’ll be amazed at how quickly and gracefully you can become a professional coach while also transforming your life to attain your personal goals.

Whether you wish to develop as a coach, grow your own existing coaching business, create a coaching culture in your organization, or find accomplishment and fulfillment in your own life, our coaches and coach education programs will guarantee your success. In addition, our Academy-trained life coaches and business coaches will support you to overcome your personal roadblocks to success without struggle and wasted energy. And because you will learn to apply these transformational tools, you will create a lasting personal momentum. You will maintain balance, grace, resilience, and flexibility no matter what the future holds. So, take your personal and professional development journey with The Academy for Coaching Excellence and get ready to produce extraordinary results!

Are you interested in becoming a professional coach? Are you looking for cutting-edge tools to round out your Continuing Coach Education course of study? Through our stand-alone life coach courses, internationally-acclaimed webinars, and Coach Training Program, you will find a powerful, pragmatic, and proven coaching approach. The coaching principles and techniques found in our Coach Training Program will equip you to generate personal and professional success, and to make a genuine difference in the lives of others. And consider something that we have discovered in training coaches worldwide: your professional and financial success as a coach is directly linked to the quality of your training. At the heart of our comprehensive and rigorous Coach Training Program is a unique coaching model, designed and refined by Dr. Maria Nemeth, an internationally recognized author, speaker, psychologist, and coach.

You can learn more about The Academy for Coaching Excellence by following the links below.

Meet the Faculty of Academy for Coaching Excellence - Learn about the senior leaders and leaders of the Coach Training Program.

Find a Certified Coach - This link takes you to a directory of life coaches and business coaches. Find a coach in the Western States; find a coach in Central and Eastern States; and find coaches located internationally.

Coach Training Program Details - The Coach Training Program offers two tracks to attaining personal and professional goals. Both coaching programs provide a combination of training, resource material, observed coaching evaluations, and the guidance of a mentor coach.

Continuing Coach Education Courses - The Academy for Coaching Excellence offers courses for coaches and professionals who are either seeking continuing education or wish to incorporate coaching skills and techniques into their current profession.

The Academy for Coaching Excellence BLOG - The Academy for Coaching Excellence can now keep coaches up to date on the latest in coaching news through our informative blog. Check our coaching blog frequently for new posts.

Mission, Vision, and Values


We offer principles and coaching practices that empower individuals, organizations, and communities to succeed with clarity, focus, ease, and grace.


We are the standard of excellence for personal and professional development through coaching.

Respectful Coaches

We practice the timeless principles of compassion, generosity, and service which describe the human spirit – who we are and what we are here to contribute.

Compassionate Coaches

We express love and regard in a spacious, discerning manner.

Conscious Coaches

We demonstrate clarity, focus, ease, and grace in our daily affairs.

Visionary Coaches

We see what’s possible and enroll others to bring that possibility into reality.

Supportive Coaches

We honor and affirm everyone’s capacity to take action toward their goals and dreams.

The Academy’s Coach Training Program is an approved provider of continuing education courses for coaches, therapists, and social workers, and is accredited through the International Coach Federation. The Academy for Coaching Excellence is also an approved provider for continuing education units for the Board of Behavioral Sciences for California MFTs and LCSWs.

For more information about our coaching courses, the Academy coaches, or webinar schedules, contact us at 916-569-0779.

"The Academy for Coaching Excellence works in affiliation with the International Coach Federation as an Accredited Coach Training Program and a Continuing Coach Education Unit provider. We are also a member of the Association of Coach Training Organizations."
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