About Us

The Academy for Coaching Excellence gives life-changing training and lifelong support for you to stop holding yourself back and make the difference you’re really here to make.

Our Curriculum: The Illuminated Life Method™

Designed by Dr. Maria Nemeth, the Illuminated Life Method™ turns timeless wisdom into practical skills that have helped tens of thousands to live and serve with clarity, focus, ease, and grace. The “illuminated life” is the life well-lived, in which you see you’re doing what you’re here to do.

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Our Mission, Vision, and Values

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide leading-edge training and lifelong support for you to do what you came to do.

Our Vision

We envision a world where everyone is supported 100% to lead lives of purpose and contribution, with clarity, focus, ease, and grace.

Our Values

We are:

  • Spiritual: 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.
  • Generous: We give more in value to people than whatever they invest.
  • Compassionate: We express love and regard in a spacious, discerning manner.
  • Conscious: We demonstrate clarity, focus, ease, and grace in our daily affairs.
  • Visionary: We see what’s possible and enroll others to bring that possibility into reality.
  • Supportive: We honor and affirm everyone’s capacity to take action toward their goals and dreams.

Our Accredited Coach Training Program

We are proud to be an Accredited Coach Training Program and an approved provider of Continuing Coach Education Units through the International Coach Federation.