Is becoming a coach right for me?
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How to become a Coach
Students and clients expect coaches to be high-achievers, since the goal of coaching is to help others achieve goals they might not otherwise meet. Coaches should be highly successful in their area of expertise. They should also be confident and possess strong interpersonal, communication and writing skills.
Almost all coaching positions require a minimum of a bachelor's degree, and some require a master's degree in the candidate's area of expertise.
Career and wellness coaches may be required to hold counseling licensure as well. Prospective athletic coaches may also have to be certified for teaching and hold a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification.