Founded in 1995, The International Coaching Federation (ICF) is is the leading global organization for coaches and coaching. ICF is dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high standards, providing independent certification and building a worldwide network of trained coaching professionals.

With 50,000-plus members located in more than 140 countries and territories, we work toward common goals of enhancing awareness of coaching and upholding the integrity of the profession through lifelong learning and upholding the highest ethical standards.

Through the work of its six unique family organizations, ICF empowers professional coaches, coaching clients, organizations, communities and the world through coaching. 

Our organizations and the profession are rapidly growing and evolving. We’re bringing it all together, in one place, to better serve the profession and — ultimately — change the world

Client by client, ICF coaches help improve lives, relationships and business performance. They make a real and measurable difference in people’s lives, which is why we’re passionate about making sure our coaches and the institutions that train them are well-equipped to do their jobs.

Watch inspiring stories of transformational change from those who’ve experienced coaching for themselves at experiencecoaching.com