Balanced Agile Coaching Mastery Program

Our 8-month expert agile coaching program takes you on a transformational journey to discover the best Agile Coach you can be.

The skills in agile coaching are more than just a way technical teams become more efficient. The core agile coaching skills are the skills of modern leadership. These enable leaders to bring vastly different people together. This breadth of knowledge ensures outcomes are based on diversity of thought, a wide variety of experiences, and opinions from different view points.

Program Components

Virtual Kick-Off

The Virtual Kick-Off will include an overview of the structure and expectations of this overall certification and will require those in the program to commit to engagement throughout.

3-Day Retreat

The 3-Day Retreat will be an in-person event at the scenic Lodge at Mark Twain Forest. It will focus on core Skill building and team development.

Cohort Sessions

Twelve 2-hour full group live virtual sessions intermixed with small group break out sessions Fridays 10am -12pm central. The sessions will focus on the four modules Core Skills, Professional Coaching, Experience Design and Maturing System

Mentor Coaching & Supervision

You will have four 1-on-1 sessions with mentor coaches that will be engaged on the topics of mastery in this program to guide you as you build your competencies.

A mid-term checkpoint will be completed by the program leaders.

Self-guided Learning

Expand your knowledge and go deeper through our interactive Balanced Academy program. Each month you will complete assignments that will grow your coaching toolbox. You will apply and practice skills during 100 hrs of required practice time that you log and share with your program leader.

Competency Assessment

At the conclusion of this certification program, you will be assessed by the two program leaders on your core competencies as an Agile Coach, which meets and/or exceed ICAgile's Agile Coach competencies required for expert designation.


At its core, the Balanced Agile Coaching Mastery Program is built on the 4 competencies of Agile Coaching. By the end of our time together, you will walk away with a deeper understanding of your personal brand as an agile coach. You will learn how to see the potential in others and guide them on a transformative journey of their own.

Throughout this 8-month course, you will work with industry-leading Agile experts and Agile Coaching peers to develop and grow your understanding of core skills such as reading the room, holding space, and developing deeper and more equitable coaching relationships. You will apply, practice, and refine these skills during every stage of the program, from the 3-day retreat to the cohort sessions.

Here at Balanced Agility, we believe in creating fun and transformative learning. Experience the Balanced Difference and apply today.

What Will I Gain from the Program?

At Balanced, we are passionate about growing leaders who can then go out and make their workplace, their communities, and the world a better place. This program was designed with that idea in mind. We want you to imagine what your life will look like after this 8-month transformation. This is a list of just some of the skills you will gain through his program.

  • Level up your agile coaching competencies with deliberate practice and feedback loops reaching an expertise that will let you go into any situation with confidence
  • Understand your impact on individuals, teams and organizations
  • Learn how to navigate conflict, how to design your responses and recover from being triggered
  • Learn how to foster tough conversation and invite others into more daring leadership
  • Stretch yourself, your capabilities, and your actions beyond your imagination and comfort zone
  • Effortlessly dance the agile coaching framework using all the agile coaching competencies in a masterful way to create exceptional outcomes
April 2023 - November 2023
2023 Program Dates

Virtual Kick-Off April 14th, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

3-Day Retreat
Friday, April 28th - Sunday, April 30th

12 Virtual Cohorts Fridays 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
What is the Sign-Up Process Like?

Click 'Apply Now' to get started! Fill out an application (20 - 40 min) and schedule a time to meet with one of our program leaders. You will discuss your application, our program requirements, and much more.

You will receive an email confirming your acceptance along with information on how to pay the program investment (in full or deposit if you have a custom payment arrangement)

You made a great commitment toward personal and career growth! It's time to celebrate and wait for additional information.

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3-Day Retreat

The Lodge at Mark Twain Forest

Welcome to a special American place tucked amidst the natural beauty of southern Missouri's Ozarks & Mark Twain National Forest.
Your group's private Lodge gates open to a 30 acre idyllic paradise all your own.
Go for a swim year-round in your own heated 20X40 inground pool before meeting the rest of the crew for a scenic cookout on one of your Lodge's many patios and porches.
As night falls, gather around the campfire for s'mores or unwind from the day under the beauty of the clear Missouri sky as you stargaze from your custom 2022 Jacuzzi model hot tub.