What Kind of training does ACA provide?

The American Coaching Association provides training to a variety of national and international audiences including: persons seeking to become ADD coaches; already practicing coaches who want to deepen their skills; healthcare professionals who want to enhance their effectiveness in working with individuals with ADD; and colleges and universities desiring to implement coaching services for their students.

Distance learning options also allow individuals from all around the world to acquire ADD coaching skills.

Individuals completing ACA's coach training programs automatically become members of ACA.

Benefits of ACA Membership

  • Opportunities for networking and support
  • Listing in ACA's national directory of members
  • Referral Service
  • ADD coaching publications and resources
  • Credibility that comes from being a member of a national organization
  • Access to ADD coaches training

How do I join?

There are two types of ACA memberships: FULL and ASSOCIATE. To qualify for a full membership, you must have been practicing ADD coaching for at least one year, and have a minimum of ten clients. The annual fee for a Full Member is $200/year. Beginning coaches who don't yet meet these criteria can join for $125/year.

Anyone wishing to join ACA must have received coach training. The ACC credential from ICF in addition to specialized ADD coach training is preferred. Individuals who can demonstrate that their stand-alone ADD coach training included the foundations of general coaching will be considered.

Call 610-825-8572 or e-mailto discuss your situation.

Membership is not available to individuals without coach training.

Membership Fees

If you meet the criteria described and would like to become a FULL member, the annual fee is $200.00

If you meet the criteria described and would like to become an ASSOCIATE member the annual fee is $125