ICF Core Competencies Coach Mentoring

Evolve your coaching competency, develop your skills, share ideas and expand your network in this group coach mentoring program. 

What’s in the program?

Bring more mastery to your coaching practice.
Grow your awareness of your impact as a coach through group and one-on-one mentoring.
Understand and develop your ICF Core Competencies.
Become even more effective in the coaching work that you love.

Submit up to 10 hours of Coaching Mentoring as CCE units toward credentialing or renewal.

Through ICF Core Competencies Coach Mentoring, you can expand your abilities along with your ICF credential (ACC and PCC). Our group program connects you with a Mentor Coach and encourages you to grow your skills in community with other professional coaches. Typically the focus is on further developing ICF Core Competencies, a necessary part of expanding your skillset and capability as a coach.

Enrolling in the ICF Core Competencies Coach Mentoring program is a deep commitment to:

  • developing a sense of your impact as a coach
  • bringing more mastery to your coaching partnerships
  • and taking a stand for the professionalism of coaching.


Image from vintage film of woman watching two people come to a realization represents Novalda's coach mentor programs.

What’s the difference between coach mentoring and supervision?

[Larissa’s mentoring] sharpened some of my coaching approach and helped me see blind spots and areas which, left unchecked, could become bad habits!

Rick Paget, RCP

Meet the Coach Mentoring Team

Novalda’s group mentoring program is co-led by Kerry Woodcock and Larissa Thurlow.

Larissa Thurlow brings extensive training and experience in working with individuals, groups and teams in education, finance, health, government, science and technology, and start-ups to facilitate reflective practice, learning, growth and development.

Kerry Woodcock leads change for a world of change, coaching pioneers and influencers to amplify the power of relationship and lead over the edge of change.

This mentoring team puts you at your ease, as you join with peers to explore the fine points of coaching in a lighthearted, quirky atmosphere. Larissa and Kerry specialize in working with diverse people around the globe who are passionate about taking a stand and making a difference through the coaching work they love. 


Larissa Thurlow offers coach supervising and mentoring services through Novalda in Calgary, Alberta
Change leadership expert coach Kerry Woodcock is principal of Novalda Coaching

The nitty gritty details


Seven 60-minute Virtual Group Mentoring sessions – These Zoom meetings take place approximately every two weeks for three months.

Three 60-minute Virtual Individual Mentoring sessions – You can schedule these meetings as soon as your registration is complete.

Practical feedback on your coaching sessions – Feedback on recordings from coaching sessions will be shared by participants and reviewed in each session. You also have the option to take part in practice coaching session with your peers in the group.

Private online discussion group – Continue the conversation with your peers outside of group sessions.


What does coach mentoring accomplish?

Coach mentoring progresses your ICF credentialing journey, modelling technique and providing support by:

  • helping you to understand, identify and develop coaching skills and ICF core competencies
  • coaching for personal development
  • coaching for business development.


Ready to take your coaching to the next level?

Sign up to be notified when registration for the next cohort opens.

Want to get in touch?

If you are interested in exploring the possibility of working together, give us a shout and we will connect with you.

Novalda Coaching & Consulting Inc.