Program Details



Payment in full is due 60 days prior to the first session. Registration and payment details provided upon acceptance.



Three Coach Intensive Training Sessions

Spread over eight months, each session is four days in Santa Barbara, CA. We utilize an experiential learning model that includes theoretical presentations, modeling, practice, skill building, role-playing, real-time coaching, and peer learning groups mastery.


Interim Training

Participants continue learning between sessions through website interaction, weekly small group calls, learning forums, regular mentor coach calls, monthly coaching clinics, individual coaching relationships, and reading and application. Estimated 10-12 hours per week.


Coach Intensive Training Schedule

Session 1: January 26-29, 2021
Session 2: May 4-7, 2021
Session 3: September 21-24, 2021

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Accommodations in Santa Barbara

We will be hosted at the Upham Hotel. The hotel will offer discounted rates for participants and there are many other options in the area. Please make your travel plans well in advance and contact us if you have questions.

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Completion Requirements

  • Creation and acceptance of a Professional Development Plan
  • Provide 50 hours of coaching practice with individuals and groups outside of the coaching program
  • Submission of three recorded coaching sessions for review by an experienced mentor-coach
  • Successful completion of three consecutive onsite sessions
  • Development of a personal journal focused on practices to support change
  • Written longitudinal case study of a coaching client
  • Participation in monthly coaching clinics, learning forums, web-based discussions, and calls with a designated mentor coach
  • Demonstrated competence in coaching
  • Final portfolio of learning outcomes
  • Final oral and written exam
  • 10-15 hours of coaching from a recognized professional coach (not included in tuition)


Outcomes you can expect

  • Thorough understanding of the the theory- and skill-based competencies required for coaching
  • Utilize a sound coaching methodology that supports a successful coaching engagement
  • Gain a developmental perspective on the adult life, the leadership journey, and the cyclic nature of transitions
  • Develop a commitment to your own continual development as Self as Coach
  • Grow lasting relationships with a diverse group of talented leaders from around the globe
  • Designated as a Certified Hudson Institute Coach (CHICoach)


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Transfers & Cancellations

The following fees apply in addition to a $200 administrative fee.

  • 8 Weeks from Program Date: Transfer Fee = 10% of tuition; Cancellation Fee = 25% of tuition
  • 4 Weeks from Program Date: Transfer Fee = 25% of tuition; Cancellation Fee = 50% of tuition
  • 2 Weeks from Program Date: Transfer Fee = 50% of tuition; Cancellation Fee = 100% of tuition


Accreditation Status

Hudson is an Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) through the International Coach Federation (ICF).
This qualifies certified graduates to apply for ICF credentials, if desired.