Certified Coaches Alliance

Founded by coaches for coaches the Certified Coaches Alliance (CCA) hosts an affiliation of working Coaches from 28 countries. Our Coaches span the field of coaching including professional and executive coaches, training and coaching service providers.

Dedicated to the highest level of professionalism and standards within the realm of coaching, our purpose is to inspire, champion excellence and to advance the coaching profession through the accreditation of leading-edge and on-demand coach specific training and to represent these programs on the international stage.

Wherever you see the CCA Logo you are assured that it represents some of the foremost and effective Life Coaches, Spiritual Mentors and coach specific training in the world of coaching.

Our goal is to recognize and reinforce inquiry-based approaches in our daily interactions in an attempt to create an ever expanding culture of coaches. The CCA strives to empower our affiliated coaches to make positive, strengthening choices, enabling their clients to achieve thieir highest aspirations in both their personal and professional lives.

The CCA is developing a new “Coaching in Action," which will includes:

  • Examining the ways we will acknowledge current practices;
  • Ways to enhance your existing “coaching” activities;
  • Professional development related to coaching;
  • New coaching research;
  • New programs pioneered by our affiliated schools of training.

Our reputation for excellence in coaching is based on clear ethical standards, thorough experiential affiliated coach training, and a commitment to ongoing professional development. The CCA strives to empower our affiliated coaches to make positive, strengthening choices, enabling their clients to achieve thieir highest aspirations in both their personal and professional lives.



The CCA's primary responsibility and trust is given to:

Deliver guidelines related to coach training to ensure that the development of coach training programming adheres to the established coaching core competencies;

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Program Accreditation

The CCA is committed to supporting the highest standards of coach training. Individuals signing up for coach-specific training programs recognized by the CCA can be reassured that the program has met the stringent standard of criteria that ensures they are providing quality coach training that adheres to the accepted coaching core competencies.

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B.E.S.T. BlackLife Coaches Peer Resources

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Code of Ethics & Standards

Promoting high ethics, standards, integrity, and professional excellence is at the core of our mission.

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Affiliated Coach Directory


Confirm if an Affiliated Coach is in
good standing with the Registrar.

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Upcoming Events

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Executive Coaching Conference

March 03, 2020
9:00 AM to 6:30 PM

Westin New York at Times Square
270 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036

In today’s world, it is not possible for our leaders and our workforce to hold on to the status quo or to resort to defending past successes – it’s critical to embrace growth that can lead oneself and the organization into a successful future. As Dr. Thom

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Family Life Coaching Association Conference

June 03, 2020
9:00 PM to 6:00 PM

United Way of Greater Houston
50 Waugh Dr
Houston, TX 77007

Houston here we come! We are excited to announce our 2020 conference will be held at the united way community resource center in houston on june 3 & 4, 2020

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How to Ease Stress | 4 Recommendations from Toronto Stress Management Coach

One reason to feel stress is having too many things on your plate and not enough time to do them. Just 20 years ago, people didn’t have an abundance of opportunities, entertainment, content, fitness options, and so on. All these things compete for y
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The Difference a Moment Can Make

How mindful are you of each moment? And how aware are you of the infinite possibilities that each moment offers? I’ve been reading a book called, est: Playing the Game* The New Way (*The Game of Life) by Carl Frederick. It’s been a great reminder
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Coaching for Change

Change is hard. Ask anyone who has tried to switch careers, develop a new skill, improve a relationship, or break a bad habit. And yet for most people change will at some point be necessary—a critical step toward fulfilling their potential and achiev
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Coaching: The Best-Kept Secret to Growing as an Entrepreneur

Sometimes, a change at the top can be the difference between a perennial loser and a surprise contender. For proof, look no further than the Los Angeles Rams, a team which less than a year ago wrapped up a 4-12 season that included a midyear coaching tran
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What Great Coaching Looks Like

Throughout our careers we’ll all need to contemplate big decisions and changes. Maybe it’s picking between two job offers, or considering an international move, or feeling so stagnant in your career that you want to quit. When we’re in these situations we
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