ICF Phoenix Chapter Member
To qualify as a Full Member of the organization, an individual must be a current member of the International Coach Federation and have designated Phoenix as their local chapter. They may also participate at the multiple chapter designation. To do this they will complete a Multiple Chapter Application and pay the applicable annual dues.
Only full members have voting privileges within the chapter and only full members may serve on the Board.
ICF Phoenix Chapter Affiliates
In order to qualify as an ICF Phoenix Chapter Affiliate, an individual must have an interest in furthering coaching as a profession. Any individual that is not a Full Member may apply for membership as an Affiliate.
ICF Phoenix Chapter Student Affiliate
In order to qualify as an ICF Phoenix Chapter Student Affiliate, an individual must qualify as an Affiliate AND currently be enrolled in an ICF accredited coach training program that will result in their qualification for full ICF membership.
ICF Phoenix Chapter Affiliate Emeritus
In order to qualify as an ICF Phoenix Chapter Affiliate Emeritus, an individual must qualify as an Affiliate AND no longer be actively coaching AND holds or has held an ICF credential (ACC, PCC or MCC.)
Our regular chapter meetings are held on the second Wednesday from September-June.
As coaches, we strive to continually improve ourselves and our chapter takes education and professional development seriously. Our programs cover both coaching mastery and business management and marketing skills. We also offer continuing coach education units (CCEUs) for most meetings.
We meet in the ASBA (Arizona Small Business Association) offices at 4600 E. Washington St. Phoenix AZ, on the third floor. Parking is available in the covered parking structure next to the building.
ICF members have a number of benefits to enjoy. The following is just an overview. If you haven't already, you may want to review your membership kit to help you make the most of your membership. This kit is updated regularly when benefit information changes. You can access the membership kit on the global ICF website.
ICF Logo Membership Certificate
Coaches with a current ICF membership may use the ICF logo on promotional materials, including their website, in email communications, on business cards, and more. Learn about logo usage guidelines and download the logo on the ICF site.
ICF Resource Partners
The ICF has several official ICF Resource Partners who have joined with the ICF to offer special pricing and discounts on goods and services to ICF members. To see a list of current partners and review offerings, check the ICF site.
Other Member Discounts
ICF members receive discounts on a variety of offerings, including conferences and events (both local and global), ICF Credentialing applications, research findings, and other special offers.
Local ICF Chapters
Your membership in a local chapter is included in your ICF membership dues. Over 100 local chapters are available around the world and offer members monthly occasions to meet fellow coaches and attend programs. Of course, ICF Phoenix is the best of these!
Coach Referral Service (CRS)
ICF Credentialed members may host a member profile on the CRS as part of their membership. Routinely promoted in ICF communications, the CRS increases a coach's visibility as individuals and companies seeking coaching services use the CRS to find the right coach for their needs.
Member-only Content and Updates
Members have access to member-only content on Coachfederation.org. Additionally, you'll receive regular update emails containing deadlines, new offers, and other news items. Select updates are provided in several languages. Learn about ICF's translation policy and be sure to read ICF's newsletter, Coaching World.
ICF seeks to facilitate the exchange of information among researchers and practitioners studying coaching theory, methodologies, and outcomes. ICF members have access to all materials available in the ICF Research Portal and receive discounts when purchasing research reports sold by the ICF. Additionally, members will have the opportunity to assist with ICF research efforts when future studies are conducted. Information on future studies will be provided on Coachfederation.org as well as in other member communications.
ICF Online Community & Social Media Channels
In addition to connecting in-person, there are a number of ways to connect with fellow coaches online, including the ICF Online Community and Blog and ICF's Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn accounts.
ICF members may volunteer for a variety of leadership roles within the organization, including local and international positions. Connect with your local chapter to discuss local needs. Look for communications for international needs in the news section of Coachfederation.org as well as in other member communications.
Reciprocal Peer Coaching Program
A new program offered by ICF global, by giving coaching to one ICF coach, you can receive coaching from another ICF coach. In addition to investing your time in offering coaching and being coached, you will only need to pay a nominal coordination fee for the program to match you with a coach and client and to monitor each reciprocal peer coaching relationship.