Team Coaching Certification

July 18 to October 24, 2023, 60 hrs of training, 40 CCEs.

Team Coaching Certification

This program offers trained and experienced coaches an opportunity to learn and develop team coaching skills. The program follows the ICF Team Core Competencies and includes readings, lectures, group discussions, exercises, and case presentations.


By the end of the program participants will be able to:
• Understand and implement the ICF Team Core Competencies
• Identify the process of team coaching interventions
• Differentiate team coaching from other modalities such as team building,  and group facilitation
• Recognize the five dysfunctions of a team (Lencioni model)
• Navigate the complexity of team coaching
• Develop awareness of the role that diversity and inclusion play in team coaching


The Program is presented in eight sessions, covering the eight ICF Team Coaching Competencies. Each session lasts four hours, from 8 AM to 12 AM PST, every other week from July 18 to October 24, 2023.

When missing a session, participants need to watch the recording and prepare a report answering preassigned questions before the next session.

Participants also need to prepare book reports and engage in discussion forums around the program readings. They will apply the learning from the program with a real team and receive team coach supervision.

Additionally, participants will engage in a team experience with other colleagues  The program consists of 60 hours of training, and offers 40 CCEs (32 Core Competencies) accredited by the International Coaching Federation.

Damian Goldvarg

Dr. Damian Goldvarg


Dr. Damian Goldvarg is a Master Certified Coach (MCC), an Accredited Team Coach Professional (ACTP), a Certified Speaker Professional (CSP), by NSA an Accredited Coach Supervisor (ESIA), and the Past Global President of the International Coach Federation (2013-2014). He has twenty years of experience in leadership development training, executive assessment and coaching, talent management, facilitation, strategic planning, and team building services. Originally from Argentina, he has worked with individuals and organizations in over fifty countries, including the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Asia, offering services in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Through his work with multinational Fortune 100 companies, governments, and community-based organizations.

Dr. Goldvarg trains executive coaches, mentor coaches and coach supervisors worldwide. His areas of expertise include: coaching, cultural competence, emotional intelligence, communication, behavioral interviewing, and 360 feedback. He has presented his work at national and international conferences and published three books on personal development and coaching competencies. He is currently working on this fourth book on Coaching Supervision.


Session 1: Demonstrates Ethical Practice

• Differences between team coaching, team building, team training, team consulting, team mentoring, team facilitation, and other team development modalities
• The role of the team coach, knowledge and skills required
• Developing trust, transparency, and clarity as a team coach
• Understanding the team coaching process

Session 2: Establish and Maintains Agreements

• Best practices for team coaching contracting
• Multi-stakeholder contracting
• Developing clear agreements about the coaching relationship, processes, plans, development modalities, and goals
• Team assessments tools
• Hawkins’s Five Disciplines Model of Team Effectiveness

Session 3: Cultivates Trust and Safety

• Facilitation skills
• Best and worst experiences in teams
• Research on trust in coaching and teams
• Managing conflict in teams


Session 4: Maintains Presence

• Self as an instrument in the team coaching environment
• Working with a co-coach
• Diversity and equity in coaching teams

Session 5: Listens Actively

• Team coaching listening
• Hawkins IDDD Cycle in team coaching
• Facilitating interpersonal dynamics and key processes
• Case presentation

Session 6: Evokes Awareness

• Team coaching intervention techniques
• The six dysfunctions of a team
• Facilitating interpersonal dynamics and yey processes
• Case presentation

Session 7: Facilitates Client Growth

• Creative interventions in team coaching
• Working with LEGO and technology

Session 8: The Coaching Mindset

• Diversity Issues in team coaching
• Supervision in team coaching
• Exploring power issues in team coaching