Values

Our ICF-SAN ANTONIO Core Values

Service Making a difference in the well-being of our membership, community, and clients.
Authenticity Our way of being open, genuine and trustworthy.
Passion The fuel that energizes us into being extraordinary.
Connectedness The synergy of empathy, inclusivity and relatedness, which creates alignment, belonging and partnership.
Abundance Our attitude that creates a variety of choices and possibilities through generosity and sharing.


 

Our ICF-SAN ANTONIO Vision Statement

We are the premier home for South Texas coaches
creating a transformational environment
conducive for being extraordinary coaches
who enrich the lives we touch.


Our ICF-SAN ANTONIO Mission Statement

We are a diverse group of coaches whose purpose is to maximize the potential of our members and their clients and to promote awareness and appreciation of the benefits of the coaching profession within the community.

The ICF Mission Statement

Our ICF mission is to be the global forum for the art and science of coaching where we inspire transformational conversations, advocate excellence, and expand awareness of the contribution that coaching is to the future of humankind.


The ICF Philosophy
and
Definition of Coaching

The International Coach Federation adheres to a form of coaching that honors the client as the expert in his/her personal and/or professional life and believes that every client is creative, resourceful and whole. Standing on this foundation, the coach’s responsibility is to:

1. Discover, clarify, and align with what the client wants to achieve
2. Encourage client self-discovery
3. Elicit client-generated solutions and strategies
4. Hold the client as responsible and accountable

Definition of Coaching
Professional Coaching is an ongoing partnership that helps clients produce fulfilling results in their personal and professional lives. Through the process of coaching, clients deepen their learning, improve their performance and enhance their quality of life.

In each meeting, the client chooses the focus of conversation, while the coach listens and contributes observations and questions. This interaction creates clarity and moves the client into action. Coaching accelerates the client’s progress by providing greater focus and awareness of choice. Coaching concentrates on where clients are today and what they are willing to do to get where they want to be tomorrow.

Pledge of Ethics
As a professional coach, I acknowledge and honor my ethical obligations to clients and colleagues. I pledge to conduct myself responsibly with the highest degree of integrity and accountability. I strive to do no harm to myself, to those I serve, or to the coaching profession.


The ICF Credentialing Process

The ICF Credentials are both training and experience-based. All credentials require hours of coach-specific training and coaching experience with a demonstration of skills. Many ICF-SAN ANTONIO events qualify for Continuing Coaching Education (CCE) credits when documented attendance is taken.

Applications for a credential (ACC, PCC, or MCC) can be found on the ICF website. www.coachfederation.org