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Evidence based
Coaching Excellence

Become a National Board Certified Coach & Become an ICF Credentialed Coach

Excel in coaching with Wellcoaches

Professional health and well-being coaches are expert facilitators of sustainable change in mindset and behaviors. Translating science and innovation into coaching practice, Wellcoaches teaches you how to use evidence-based coaching tools and processes designed to help others change, grow and thrive.

You commit to attending our real-time, interactive, and experiential classes. We commit to building a competent and confident coach in you. When you choose Wellcoaches, you...


It’s a great book and it really helped me get my footing on coaching. It really addresses everything I wanted to know and more. I remember thinking every evening after reading a section that: “Wow, if I can get this down, I’d be a great coach” and I felt challenged and inspired. I still go back to it because some things they just explained so wonderfully.


- Willem van der Walt, Agile Coach at Capitec Bank

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Apply for the National Board Certification after completing our certification program.

We collaborate with partners, including the American College of Sports Medicine and the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, to help everyone who works in healthcare and wellness learn how to coach to improve health, well-being, and quality of life. We are also an approved training program for the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching.

Together, let's create a world where everyone welcomes change, enjoys growth, and is good at both.


1. Begin with  Wellcoaches Training & Certification

Foundational coach track for those who want to master coaching competencies. There are three pathways:


  • Certified Health and Well-being Coach

  • Certified Health and Well-being Coach with a Certificate in Lifestyle Medicine


2. Next, earn the National Board for Health and
Wellness Coaching Certification

Once you have achieved the Wellcoaches Certification, you may be eligible to become a National Board Certified - Health and Wellness Coach.


3. Then, earn the International Coach Federation Certification

Once you have achieved the Wellcoaches Certification and completed our Advanced Coach Training and Certification, you may be eligible to earn an ICF Certification.

Statistically significant positive outcomes

194 coaches, 30,984 patients/clients, 128,076 coaching sessions

The Wellcoaches Protocol of health/well-being coaching is the most thoroughly tested coaching protocol in the healthcare and well-being domains, resulting in positive, statistically significant outcomes in all 22 peer reviewed studies.



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I studied Athletic Training in my undergraduate years, then went on to become a graduate assistant where I was able to use my athletic training skills as a Certified ATC while obtaining my Master’s Degree in Human Services: Health and Wellness. I chose Wellcoaches for my road to the NBHWC because I really wanted to be a part of the best of the best! I wanted a program that really cared for its student success, was life and health-changing for future clients, and used evidence-based practice and research while always being open to learning! I’m in Module 2 currently and so far, Wellcoaches has far exceeded my expectations!

Nicole Dowman

Approvals, Accreditations and Continuing Education

Enjoy many options for earning continuing education through out global partnerships, approvals and accreditations!

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Keep growing with us!

Launch your new career with a Wellcoaches Certification, which prepares you for additional national and international certifications!

Join Over 14,000 Coaches in 50 Countries

As a Wellcoach, you join a strong, mature, international, professional community of like-minded learners who value the highest quality, evidence-based coaching.

Our Strategic Partners

These world-renowned medical societies have chosen to endorse only Wellcoaches as the leader in coach training. You can be assured that when you say you have been Wellcoaches-trained, you will be recognized as a respected member of the coaching profession, supported by decades of research and advocacy from these leaders in the field of healthcare.

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Resources & Science

Our team writes and presents prolifically on the art and science of coaching. Enjoy our best articles and books written by Wellcoaches faculty, as well as our favorite videos and presentations.

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