Welcome to COPSCOACH Academy©. Over the past several years, the coaching industry has grown at an incredible rate. A recent review indicated that coaching was the second fastest growing profession in the world. This amazing growth, combined with an increasing awareness of coaching application into the Law Enforcement world, has resulted in a high demand for accredited training and certified coaches within our law enforcement community.

COPSCOACH Academy© offers a Coaching Certification program for all Law Enforcement officers. This is an introductory coaching course and certification program that will enhance your coaching, leadership and communication skills. It has been designed especially for front line officers and supervisors as well as trainers and field training officers. Attendees will become a certified COPSCOACH© and will learn and be able to readily apply coaching skills and strategies to enhance their co-worker’s levels of motivation, engagement, leadership and goal achievement…as well as their own!

*Prerequisites = no prior coaching experience required

Coaching Modules include:

  • Coaching Foundations and Introductory Coaching Skills
  • Coaching Models, Frameworks and Theories
  • Self-Coaching Tools
  • Personal Coaching Assessments
  • Introduction to Emotional Intelligence
  • Advanced Communication Strategies
  • Leadership and Engagement Techniques
  • Introduction to Goal Setting and Goal Achievement
  • Reframing Perspectives
  • Accountability Processes

Coaching Tools include:

  • ICF Core Competencies
  • C.O.A.C.H. Concept (Dalhousie University – Certified Police Coach program)
  • ‘PROBE’ Coaching Tool – ‘Enquiry-based’ coaching and communication-enhancement technique
  • F.O.C.U.S. Coaching Process – ‘Solution-based’, goal achievement coaching process

At COPSCOACH Academy© we base all of our training and training programs on the principles of adult learning and problem based methodologies. We don’t just teach coaching, we focus on the application of this learning.

To become a great coach…you need to practice coaching!

And because you’ll not only learn about coaching, but also practice the COPSCOACH Academy© skills, you’ll have the confidence to use and apply what you’ve practiced and perfected immediately! PLUS, all of our coach-training programs are based on International Coach Federation standards, so you know they’re solid and complete.

Our Guarantee…

At COPSCOACH Academy© we only work with law enforcement professionals who want to become better coaches and we also believe in maintaining an optimal balance between theory and practice. If you are not 100% satisfied with the training, coaching and mentoring that we provide, we will gladly refund your investment. Your complete satisfaction is our best promotional strategy!


“Selah” (…pause and reflect),

Bill Mikaluk (CopsCoach)