Mentor Coaching

For ICF Credentialing


Have you begun coach training and need mentor coaching to earn your ICF Credential?

Do you want to learn a more modern research-oriented coaching approach vs the dated new-age approaches some schools still teach?

Choosing a mentor coaching program and navigating the credentialing process shouldn’t be so confusing!

Earn Your ICF ACC or PCC Credential

Develop Coaching Mastery & Confidence

Save Time and Money vs A Traditional School

Partner With Other Professional Coaches

I don’t just care about the credential, I care about your success as a coach!

While Coach Training Schools would charge you $6,000 and require you to spend another $1,800 on your own coach to get certified, I suspect you have other ideas for where you’d rather invest the $6,000 you will save with my program.

My name is Corey Stanford, and I’m a Master Certified Coach and the President of Scaling Leaders LLC. I’ve coached hundreds of leaders and mentored dozens of coaches over the years. Unlike most Registered Mentor Coaches, I’m also a trained ICF-Assessor, which means I know exactly what ICF is looking for when deciding to whom to award a credential.

Your Mentors

About Corey Stanford

Corey Stanford, CPCC, MCC, MBA is the President of Scaling Leaders LLC. In addition to being an experienced executive coach, Corey is a Registered Mentor Coach and an ICF Assessor. He leverages his knowledge and experience as an ICF Assessor to prepare his mentees to excel in demonstrating the Core Competencies.

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About Simone Reeves

Simone Reeves, CPCC, PCC, MBA is an experienced leadership coach, coach trainer, and ICF Registered Mentor Coach. She is a Front of the Room Leader for the Co-Active Training Institute and a Member of the Training Faculty for Team Coaching International. Simone has trained hundreds of coaches over the years.


Earn Your Credential Plus 26 Core Competency Continuing Coach Education Units!


You deserve clarity on the path to earning your credential. We will guide you step-by-step through the process of becoming a masterful ICF-credentialed coach. Pay a fraction of the cost of a lengthy school certification program to earn the same credential while receiving more personalized mentoring from us.

Contact us to determine if it’s a good fit

Our Group Mentor Coaching Is For Coaches Pursuing

  • Mastery of the ICF Core Competencies
  • Associated Certified Coach (ACC) accreditation or renewal
  • Professional Certified Coach (PCC) accreditation


  • Have completed at least 60 hours of an ICF-accredited coach training program such as CTI Process or Synergy
  • Be coachable and development-oriented

Mentor Coaching Certificate Requirements

  • Attend at least four full group mentor sessions
  • Hold three hours of individual mentor sessions
  • Have one or more ongoing non-coach clients who authorize you to record and use their sessions


  • The duration is 4 months with the option to extend
  • Group sessions are held about every two weeks
  • Individual and group sessions are held via Zoom

Platform & Content

  • Stay on track with our online learning platform
  • Review hours of recorded coaching sessions demonstrating each credential level
  • Hours of on-demand video lessons

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Whole Program = $1,995 USD


Four Monthly Payments = $525





September 22, 2021 – January 21, 2022:

Group Sessions are held from 12:00 PM – 1:45 PM Eastern Time (New York) on the following dates:
Oct 6, Oct 20, Nov 3, Nov 17, Dec 1 & Dec 15


Do you have a small group interested in earning their ICF Credential? Contact us today for small cohort program availability.


Next Steps

1. Contact us to see if it’s a good fit

2. Enroll soon to secure your spot

3. Began the online learning modules

4. Earn your ICF Credential

What Our Graduates Say

I approached Corey for mentor-coaching support in preparing for and passing the ICF-ACC accreditation program late last year. I am now ACC-accredited. I truly believe Corey’s mentoring has helped me not just hit that goal, but it also helped develop my coaching skills very powerfully. That’s because he gave specific, constructive feedback, with clear examples that helped me see how I can improve my coaching presence. He is positive, approachable, and knows how to deliver strong feedback effectively. Every session with Corey has been powerful. I look forward to future opportunities to work with Corey and elevate my coaching game even more. I totally recommend Corey as a mentor coach! – Meera Remani, ACC

Corey was my mentor coach during my ICF Accreditation. There were many things that made him stand out as a mentor. He has the unique ability to see and highlight your strengths and abilities in a credible and sincere manner. In addition, providing constructive feedback is challenging to say the least. Corey is one of few people I know who can do it in such a way that it does not diminish your view of yourself as a coach and inspires you to improve. He creates a safe secure space to allow for this. While being mentored by him, it felt like my coaching improved exponentially. I would highly recommend him as a mentor to anyone seeking to improve their coaching skills and to support during the accreditation process. – Shivani Buchner, ACC


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