Whether you are a Master Certified Coach or just starting your coaching business... an executive, life or business coach, a human resources professional or educator adding coaching to your professional skill set, ICF Houston is your best coaching resource!
Our parent organization, the International Coaching Federation (ICF) is the leading global organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession.
ICF Houston Offers:
Powerful networking and knowledge sharing with peers
Top-notch speakers and professional development
Coaching resources, tools and best practices
Latest industry news and trends
TWO WAYS TO JOIN:
"ICF Houston Member" = $100 Local Dues + $245 Global Dues
Member Benefits Include:
- New Business Opportunities: Inclusion in the searchable "Directory of Coaches" on this website
- New Business Opportunities: Exclusive members-only email announcements of coaching job opportunities
- Savings: Discounts on monthly meetings and other professional development events ($10 off monthly meeting cost if register in advance)
- Credibility: Use of ICF Houston Chapter logo on your website, emails, LinkedIn
- Exposure: Opportunities to participate in sample-coaching at community events, conferences, meetings
- A Voice:The chance to serve on the ICF Houston board or committees, and to vote at the annual meeting to approve the chapter board
Current ICF Global members, or those ready to join both the local and global entities. Someone who already has, or is seeking, coach training or accreditation. Current and aspiring professional coaches, or individuals who are practicing coaching in their role within an organization.
"ICF Houston Affiliate" = $100 Local Dues Only
Affiliate Benefits Include:
- Savings: Discounts on monthly meetings and professional development events ($10 off monthly meeting cost if register in advance)
- A Voice:The chance to serve on ICF Houston committees
Someone who is interested in supporting or learning about the coaching field, but is not practicing professional coaching or seeking training at this time.
Prospective member? Please come to one of our events as a guest! Mingle with some of the most interesting and talented professional coaches in Southeast Texas. You will gain knowledge from strong thought leaders in our community. We welcome your contributions.
more details on becoming an icf houston member
You do not have to be a certified or credentialed coach to become an ICF Houston Member. See eligibility requirements below.
ICF Global Membership is billed annually and all global memberships expire on March 31 of the following year. New ICF Global Memberships will be prorated based on the month the member joined.
To become an ICF Houston Member (which also involves joining the International Coaching Federation global organization), you must meet at least one of the following requirements:
- Hold a current ICF Credential (ACC, PCC, or MCC)
- OR Have completed at least 60 hours of coach-specific training that meets ICF standards. See what qualifies as coach-specific training here.
- OR Be enrolled in 60 hours of coach-specific training in an ICF-approved program that has either the Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) or Approved Coach-Specific Training Hours (ACSTH) distinction.