ICA Alumni

Showcasing ICA Graduates Most Memorable Moments

Our Graduates are a connected community of coaches, living in over 50 different countries around the world.  All have graduated from one of our online training programs, which included online learning, live teleclasses and real life peer coaching.  As a graduate of ICA they have been Certified as a Professional coach and hold the designation of CPC.

We asked then what their most memorable moment with ICA was, and this is how they responded. Further memorable moments can be read in our
Graduate Yearbooks.

NORTH AMERICA

CATE BAIO

Transformational Coach, CANADA

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"During a laser coaching session, I had the confirmation that I am on the right career path and that in fact I will be good at what I do. On the flip side, it released in me a whole bunch of fear! I had to dig deep in order to embrace and acknowledge the coach that I am today"

DEB ROSS

Life Coach, SAINT LUCIA

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"When working with my peer coach I realized that if I could choose to let go of my limiting beliefs then I could accomplish anything. I was at that moment I realized that coaching really works"

KIMBERLY DENISE DENNIS

Business Coach, UNITED STATES

testimonial-avatarNow that I have graduated I plan to:

"Help people who are growing a side business while holding down a full-time job to clarify their vision and maintain their focus."

HEADER SKOMP

Life Coach, UNITED STATES

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"When I got to meet in person two of my ICA student and friends - one from Germany, and one from Vancouver, We met up in Washingston state for a weekend and had the best time ever! The friends I have met in ICA are worth their weight in gold."

IAN KAIN

Executive Coach, CANADA

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"The Advanced ICA syllabus holds the topics I always wanted to grow and evolve in, in a more profound and structured way. I love the ICA open approach to be able to develop as a coach in my own unique authentic way."

JO SMITH

Life Coach, CANADA

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"When i realized that i had found my natural fit being a coach. The life giving learning experience of my ICA journey validated what I intuitively knew about myself and awakened the possibilities of what could be. I am truly thankful!"

SOUTH AMERICA

MORAIMA FERRADAS REYES

Life Coach, PERU

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"My most memorable moment was when I was on a talking about Confidence, at that same time my 10 month old daughter walked her first 5 steps."

SAMANTHA MARANCA

Transformational & Healing Coach, ARGENTINA

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"My most memorable moment was when I handed in my last requirement, looked back on my ICA journey - acknowledged how much I had transformed along the way - and realised I was a Professional Coach!"

MEILING CANIZARES

Career Coach, BRAZIL

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"The remarkable feature that ICA has is its global and diverse community of coaches, which share the passion for the profession and the will to learn in a colaborative way."

KAREN BIDSTRUP MORTENSEN

Life and Executive Coach, CHILE

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"From the moment I got on the very first call and felt the powerful energy in the classroom, I was deeply convinced that I was on the right path."

MIDDLE EAST

MARIA ISABEL VALLE RIVERA

Executive and Expat Coach, BRUNEI

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"Learning with ICA allowed me to become the person I always wanted to be, to do the things I always dreamt about and to live a life I love. Making the decision to leave a successful leadership career to become a coach was a very daunting one, but with ICA I felt right at home from the start and felt that for the first time I "fitted". I would like to thank the amazing team of people at ICA for their encouragement, validation and inspiring support!"

SAMAR NAIM

Life & Executive Coach, UAE

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"Moment? There were many moments including my very first class, my first practicum, my first session as a client, my first session as a coach, feedback from clients, referrals, assessments. But, above all, realizing that coaching skills are not only applicable in coach-client sessions but also in my daily life and personal development!"

ROSIE KROPP

Executive Coach, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"The positive feedback from my clients."

NADINE ABDEL KHALEK

Life Coach, LEBANON

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"During Coaching Practicum classes. They were amazing."

LARA ATALLAH

Life Coach, EGYPT

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"When I volunteered to be a coach in the practicum after my second day of registration at ICA. I really don’t know how I got the guts to do this but I guess it’s because I had no expectation from myself or anyone so I was confident and this is my lesson."

AFRICA

TAAKA AWORIE

Leadership Coach, GHANA

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"My most memorable moment was for sure supervised coaching. I was so nervous yet it was by far the most valuable experience in terms of practical learning. The supervised coach feedback and the support from my fellow students was just wonderful."

KAGUNDA CHEGE

Corporate & Leadership Coach, KENYA

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"Was the day I coached a peer in class and I received such encouraging feedback... The peer student said they would want me to coach them for their peer-coaching sessions. That was very affirming!"

TWANETTE FOURIE

Behavioural Intelligence Coach, SOUTH AFRICA

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"Well, there are several. The majority were during my first hand experience as a peer client. The moments of clarity I gained during that process felt almost magical, and were highly empowering."

EUROPE

HELENE GENILLARD

Life Coach, SWITZERLAND

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"Realizing that despite all the needed competencies and tools in coaching, the most important remains “to dance in the moment with your client."

SARAH JEFFERIES

Transformational Coach, UNITED KINGDOM

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"Many 'failed' coaching sessions had to happen until I really learned the difference between coaching the situation v.s. coaching the client. The difference is subtle but hugely powerful. This single piece of learning significantly changed the course of how I coach, and I hope now benefits my clients too."

STEPHEN MILLER

Leadership Coach, GERMANY

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"Each of the facilitators shared some experience, tool or exercise that has turned out to be meaningful and practical for me, so it's difficult to say! However what I'll always remember is Sunita starting off many classes with the question "What's making you smile today?" Wonderful way to bring joy and lightness into my day!"

CRISTINA MORPURGO

Business & Executive Coach, ITALY

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"My most memorable moment: my first coaching session as a client and as a coach! So many emotions!"

CARMEN MADALINA DUBICZKI

Life Coach, ROMANIA

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"A live session where I challenged the trainer and it made me confused that he enjoyed the challenge."

ASIA

ANNA CHAMPION

Career Coach, HONG KONG

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"When I realised that everyone has their own diverse and individual style. You need to embrace it rather than try to be mirror someone else’s style that you respect."

JENNA LOH

Career Coach, MALAYSIA

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"The support from the coaches and peers is fantastic! I might not have made it if not because of them. Awesome platform. Thank you ICA and all the awesome coaches!"

LIONEL BIKART

International Leadership Coach, JAPAN

testimonial-avatarHow will you use coaching?;

"I will use my coaching skills to support managers and leaders who decided to strengthen their leadership and intercultural competencies."

QIN XUE

Transformational Coach, CHINA

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"It was in a tele-class on the 2nd day after I started my study at ICA. I was encouraged or even challenged by the instructor to find a peer coach asap. This turned out to be very helpful for me along the journey."

ALAGAPPAN NACHIAPPAN

Executive Coach, MALAYSIA

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"Reinventing myself and realizing that I could make a real difference by helping others realize their true potential."

AURORA ARITAO

Executive and Leadership Coach, HONG KONG

testimonial-avatarMy memorable moment;

"When I faced a challenge which I perceived to be outside of my comfort zone - coaching men! My first male client was a delight to work with and very quickly I proved my doubts wrong. Now I thoroughly enjoy working with male (and female) clients."

AUSTRALIA / NEW ZEALAND

KYLA NEIL

Career Coach, AUSTRALIA

testimonial-avatarNow that I have graduated I plan to:

"Use more of my coaching skills to support internal employees with the establishing of goals aligning with corporate strategy and vision, as well as fostering the development of positive personal career paths."

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