Finally! An association and designation for coaches that focus on what really matters:


Client Satisfaction and Results

The Association for Coaching Excellence allows the most successful coaches to receive a coaching designation based on results and proven ability to satisfy clients. Ultimately, that is what drives the success of individual coaches as well as our profession as a whole.

It is free to join, list your profile, and post up to four recommendations from clients that -- with our validation -- document your results. With your fifth client recommendation, you are eligible to receive our first of three designations.

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Why Choose Us

The Association for Coaching Excellence (A.C.E.) fills a serious void among coaching associations

We are grateful to other coaching associations for advocating for coaches, and for providing a common set of core competencies and ethical standards. We do not consider ourselves competitors of these associations, but rather a complement.

A.C.E. fills a void and responds to a need that has troubled many seasoned coaches. Most associations focus on coaching hours before handing out a designation.... >> (read more)