What does it mean to be a BCC?

The Board Certified Coach (BCC) credential is a mark of distinction for credential holders and a source of credibility for their clients. A BCC has met professional coaching competency standards established by the Center for Credentialing and Education and subject matter experts.

The BCC certification demonstrates to the public that a professional coach has:


  • Met educational and training requirements

  • Passed a psychometrically sound coach-specific examination

  • Obtained experience in the field of coaching

  • Professional peer references

  • Accountability to an enforceable ethics code

  • Commitment to continuing education


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