About Us

About sapphire coaches

Sapphire Coaches is dedicated to the development and delivery of ICF-accredited coach training programs. Our parent company Life Coach Workshops, Inc, is the creator of coach trainings for the physical classroom offered in the US and internationally. Using advanced eLearning technologies, our brand-new coach certification program provides an accelerated, online training experience that fulfils the ICF requirements for an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential

About sapphirecoaches.com

ICFCoaching, Inc., with its corporate headquarters in Southern California, USA, is dedicated to the development and delivery of ICF-Accredited coach training programs. Our current program provides an accelerated, online coach training experience that fulfils the ICF educational requirement for an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential.

About The International Coach Federation (ICF)

The International Coach Federation is the world’s largest professional coaching association, a non-profit organization that advances the science of coaching through research, ongoing education, and support. The ICF created the 11 Core Coaching Competencies model, used by professional coaches throughout the world. sapphirecoaches.com provides ICF-accredited coach training and support.

The ICF is the world’s largest professional coaching association, a non-profit organization that advances the science of coaching through research, ongoing education, and support.  Life Coach Workshops believes the ICF is a worldwide platinum-standard for coaching, with the development and proliferation of the ICF 11 Core Coaching Competencies model. Our Foundations One and Foundations Two coach training programs are accredited by the International Coach Federation, together providing 60 hours of ICF-approved training that fulfills the ACC coaching credential education requirement.

About the International Coach Federation (ICF)

The International Coach Federation is the world’s largest professional coaching association, a non-profit organization that advances the science of coaching through research, ongoing education, and support. The ICF created the 11 Core Coaching Competencies model, used by professional coaches throughout the world. Sapphire Coaches provides ICF-accredited coach training and support.

Our Team

Kevin Glenn

Founder of Sapphire Coaches

A native of Southern California, Kevin has been married for nearly three decades, is a father of two sons, and an avid scuba diver with a deep love of the great outdoors.  He lives a simple philosophy: Accept, be courageous, and move toward Happiness. One of Kevin's loftier goals is to be a TED conference presenter.

Dr. Grady Batchelor

Chief Coaching Officer

Grady gets results and inspires his individual and corporate clients. Grady is described by his clients as “a dedicated partner,” “achieves results,” “a true change maker,” “an expert coach mentor,” “a person of vision,” and “one of those rare master teachers.”

Grady is currently president of Grady Batchelor & Associates, Inc. Until June 2019, Grady served as Vice President and Assistant Provost of Faculty Success at American Public University System (APUS) where he oversaw the Certified Professional Coaching and Mentoring program, Center for Teaching and Learning, Competency-Based Education, General Education, Alternative Learning, faculty human resources, and several other strategic initiatives. Previously, he was Dean of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies and Dean of Faculty and Student Success. Grady holds a doctorate in management specializing in organizational development and change from Colorado Technical University, a master of business administration from Touro University International, a master of arts in management from Bellevue University, a bachelor of science in human resources management from Bellevue University, and associates degrees in information analysis and instructional technology from the Community College of the Air Force. He is also an ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC), Board Certified Coach (BCC), Certified Professional Coach (CPC), Certified Mentor Coach (CMC), Certified Management Consultant (CMC), and a Certified Manager (CM).

Dr. Bethanie Hansen

Senior Trainer

Bethanie is an internal facilitator of “Developing and Implementing the Outward Mindset” and “Outward Leadership” for American Public University Systems and a member of the Arbinger Coaches Network, with additional training in developing habits and in Conscious Business. She is experienced at working remotely from home for the past 10 years and known for helping clients accomplish hard things.

Marlon Marescia

Head of Marketing

Teresa Jackson

Senior Mentor Coach.

She is board certified in Radiology and Cat Scan and holds two national coaching certifications.  She obtained her initial coach training from Wake Forest University and her health coach training from Duke’s Integrative Medicine Coaching Program. In addition to her National Health and Wellness certification, she is certified by the International Coaching Federation.  Teresa’s uses her extensive coaching experience to help new coaches develop their skillset through mentor coaching.  

Having a long history of assisting clients to make sustainable behavioral changes, Teresa’s clients describe her as “the best and all in, using a mindful approach that enables clients to set action plans designed for success.”    

Teresa has served on numerous boards throughout her career and is currently a volunteer with the Parkinson’s Foundation, providing education to medical staff regarding hospitalization for Parkinson’s patients and the need for an action plan.  

Mrs. Jackson is also an author, blogger, podcaster and founder of Parkinson’s Pathway Pal, where she provides encouragement and education to newly diagnosed Parkinson’s patients.  She is the creator of Images of Hope, providing free photography services to newly diagnosed cancer patients.

Marlon Marescia

Head of Marketing