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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What Can Neuroscience Tell Us About Coaching Complex Decision Makers?

October 05, 2017
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

BPS London Office
BPS London Office, 30 Tabernacle Street
London, UK,

f there’s one thing we’ve been reminded of in recent months, it’s that nothing is fixed in stone, including culture. It seems everything’s up for grabs - this can be unsettling but also rich in opportunity.

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Annual Coaching in Healthcare and Leadership Conference

October 13, 2017
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Boston, Massachusetts
Boston, Massachusetts


There are no strict education requirements for starting a coaching career. Depending on where you live, you may not even be required to be certified or licensed to begin coaching.

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Coaching Skills to Engage Individuals and Organizations

October 17, 2017
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Halifax, Nova Scotia
Halifax, Nova Scotia


Teamwork is essential to organizational success – but today, the speed of change and innovation is driving a new team structure. Leaders are now bringing together employees from across an organization to contribute to projects, and regrouping them into ne

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Healthy Inspiration: Being Pumped And Practical

Inspiration. Motivation. Optimism. All good things, right? Well, yes and no. While all three can be essential to moving forward, especially for those that are entrepreneurial-minded, it’s equally or more important to be aware that inspiration overload...
08/30/2017 | admin | 0
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Do You Need A Coach Or Therapist?

Coaches and therapists often overlap in what they offer clients. Understanding how they differ and articulating what you need can help you decide if coaching or therapy is better for you.
08/19/2017 | admin | 0
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The No. 1 Reason to Hire a Life Coach

Would you ask your friend to fix the plumbing in your home? Would you ask your spouse to teach you to speak French? Not unless they were experts in those fields. So why does it seem normal to rely on our families, friends, and community members to help...
07/22/2017 | admin | 0
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Life Coaching is Not Weird

Many individuals think it’s unconventional, where anyone can hang up a life coaching shingle and do it, with little or no training at all.
07/22/2017 | admin | 0
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