Certified Coach Training

Virtual Classroom


Introduction and Background

"This was such an amazing program! Shana is so supportive and fosters a learning environment. Everyone in leadership should be required to take this program." Tamara Hominuke, University of Saskatchewan

Join the growing number of professionals who are completing the Certified Coach Training Program to enhance their leadership or consulting role!

The EXPEDITION Certified Coach Training Program is approved by the International Coach Federation (ICF) and aligned with the ICF Core Competencies.

The program certifies participants as Certified Coaches as per the International Coach Federation’s (ICF) coach training standards. Upon graduation, participants receive the designation Expedition Coaching Certified Coach (ECCC) and will be eligible to apply for ICF accreditation upon completion of their client coaching hours.

"Shana created an open, safe environment that allowed me to explore my coaching and leadership styles without fear." - Bruce Mellesmoen, Prairie Spirit School Division

This course includes 65 Approved Coach Specific Training Hours (ACSTH) including:

  • Pre-Work & Participant Materials
  • Virtual training adjacent to the training received in the classroom (whiteboard capabilities, online breakout sessions with virtual coffee and lunch breaks)
  • 10 hours of Mentor Coaching with a Professional Certified Coach (PCC)
  • Certified Coach Starter Kit which includes; models tools, templates, assessments, client exercises, books, and resources
  • EXPEDITION Coaching Membership
  • 5 Webinars featuring keynote speakers and coaching experts
Keynote Speakers Include:
  • Marilee Adams, PhD. - Coaching Mindset
  • Kara Exner, PCC - Positive Psychology
  • Paul Mohapel, PhD. - Neuroscience
  • Sandra McDowell, CEC - Coaching Culture
  • Carly Anderson, MCC - ICF Core Competencies

Coaching is a strategic skillset and mindset adopted by anyone at any level and essential for achieving results. The program is a must-have resource to support leadership, engagement and change management strategies in today's workplace.


Course Structure

All participant materials will be sent prior to the course start date. Program learning includes an online virtual classroom through ZOOM. Participants are required to have access to a computer/laptop with sound capabilities (speakers and microphone) and a built-in camera or webcam. You can also join the webinar by phone. All phone numbers and access IDs will be provided to participants. Participants should also have access to a quiet and private space for learning. 

The updated schedule is:

  • Monday - Thursday TBD - 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Friday TBD - 8:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • You will be provided regular coffee breaks and lunch breaks 
  • Break-out rooms, whiteboard, screen sharing, and video capabilities will also be utilized

  • Key Learning Objectives
    "Certified Coach Training was a powerful program that facilitated a fundamental shift for me in my interactions. I recommend it for managers or leaders at any level in the organization." - Lynn Gow, PotachCorp
    • Support people through the challenges of change
    • Develop trusting relationships
    • Facilitate learning, thinking, creativity and problem-solving at all levels
    • Engage people in developing their own solutions
    • Transfer ownership for action
    • Contribute to culture change and business success
  • Who Should Attend?
    "An extremely rewarding experience that has provided me with a new perspective on how to effectively communicate and with the tools to accomplish it." Sean McCall, YWCA Prince Albert 

    Certified Coach Training is gaining momentum as a best practice for professionals from any discipline who are focused on partnering with the business, supporting and influencing business success, and achieving results.

    • Internal and external consultants, leaders, managers and supervisors, who are already coaching and seeking accreditation as a certified coach - or consultants who focus their efforts supporting people and organizations to achieve personal and professional goals.
    • Experts, Professionals, Consultants, Educators, Advisors and Team Leads in all disciplines including Change Practitioners, HR, IT, Project Management, Communications, Financial or Accounting, Healthcare, Teachers and Administrators, Engineers - all disciplines will benefit!

Fees: $4695 plus Taxes

Registration Deadline: To Be Announced

Location: Virtual Delivery

More Information

Includes course tuition and all teaching materials

Course Planner

For more information, contact

Rebecca Schweighardt
Learning and Development Specialist
Email Me

Funding Available

Check out the funding opportunities available through the Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant and the Re-Open Saskatchewan Training Subsidy.

Instructor Profile

ShanaShana Ring, MA, PPC, CPHR

President of Destination Leadership and founder of EXPEDITION Coaching - a leadership program focused on enhancing coaching, communication and change skills of leaders at all levels in today's workplace. Shauna specializes in the area of developing coaching cultures, leadership and team development, succession planning and change. She has been working with individuals, teams and organizations in her own business since 2007. Prior to this she spent over 13 years at SaskPower successfully designing and leading leadership development initiatives.

Shauna completed a Master's of Arts Degree in Leadership and the Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching from Royal Roads University. She is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and offers Certified Coach training, Certified Facilitator training and Coaching Skills training. She has her Bachelor of Arts Degree from University of Regina and is a Certified Professional in Human Resources (CPHR).


Partnership Programming

Together with our partners, we continue to add value and enhance our educational experiences to our community through professional development and training in a supportive and welcoming environment.

This Edwards Executive Education program is proudly presented in partnership with Destination Leadership. 

ICF This program is accredited by the International Coach Federation.


University of Saskatchewan's liability is limited to reimbursement of paid tuition fees.

Cancellations received at least ten (10) business days in advance of the course commencement date will receive a full refund. Cancellations received less than ten (10) business days prior to the course commencement date will be subject to a $500 administration fee. Cancellations received less than three (3) business days prior to the course commencement date will be subject to full course tuition cost.

Non-attendance will incur full course tuition cost.

Fees subject to change without notice.

Program Transfers

One course transfer will be permitted without penalty if the cancellation request is received more than ten (10) business days prior to the course start date. Program transfers within ten (10) business days of the course start date will be subject to a $300 administration fee.

Alternate program transfers may be approved dependent on course availability. Transfer requests must be scheduled within six (6) months of the initial purchase.

Applicants will be responsible for any price difference in program fees at the time of the request. Each subsequent transfer request will be subject to $300 administration fee.

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