Advance Coaching Cohort

Level 1 & 2

Registration is now closed

Next Sessions: February 2021
Online Registrations will open in July 2020

Registration: $405/Person





The Cohort is for anyone looking to advance their coaching skills, and pursue AG Coaching Certification; Level 1 & Level 2. The Cohorts will provide the mentor & peer coaching hours required in order to apply for AG Coaching Certification.

The Purpose of the Cohorts?

The Cohort exists to support new coaches in their development as a coach and their coaching practices. The Cohort provides opportunities for coaches to sharpen their skills with support from seasoned coaches. The Cohort goal is to take the principles a coach learns and apply them to their practice. 

Program Includes?

- Coach Training

- Mentor Coaching from experienced coaches

- Peer coaching opportunities to meet the requirements for Level 1 Certification

Level 1 Requirements?

- Registration: $405/person
- Must have completed 501 Intro to Coaching & 503 Transformational Change or equivalent

Level 2 Requirements?

- Registration: $405/Person

- Must have completed 501 Intro to Coaching & 503 Transformational Change, and one of the following: 502, 507, 508 or 510 or equivalent

*Online Sessions will be facilitated via Zoom Video Conferencing.
Login instructions will be included in your e-mail confirmation of payment. 

For more info about the Cohorts, e-mail: or call: 973.592.3411. 

Meet Our Instructors:

  • Dr. Bill Ellis

    Bill Ellis is a PCC certified coach with the International Coach Federation, and a certified Leadership and Talent Management Coach and Leadership Assessment Coach. He specializes in coaching teams and leaders in strategic planning, transitional and transformational change, and maximizing one’s personal potential and fulfillment. Bill’s doctoral program focused on professional leadership coaching with an emphasis on team coaching. He is also the founding and Lead Pastor of Riverside Community Church, a multi-site church in Pittsburgh. He and his wife Teresa have two adult daughters. 

  • Dr. Vicki Farina

    Vicki Farina, a leadership coach and managing partner with The Farina Group is a certified ACC coach by the International Coach Federation. She completed her doctorate in Professional Coaching at The Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. Since 2002, Vicki has been providing executive leadership coaching and transition coaching to individual leaders and organizational teams to enhance their self-awareness, communication, decision-making, and effectiveness.

  • Dr. Joshua Torres

    Josh Torres is the CEO of Torres Coaching Group, a coaching firm, located in the New York Tristate Area. He is a respected advisor, and coach recognized expert in the field, with a passion for identifying the tools and skills executives, need to act. He is committed to helping individuals, corporations and non-profit organizations achieve results by capitalizing on their leadership potential. Utilizing a systems approach, he employs a series of assessment tools to pinpoint critical behavioral goals, provides direct, targeted feedback and coaches with a specific development plan. His method creates a cycle of action and learning, leading, to sustained improvements in performance. Joshua holds a B.A. in Pastoral Ministry, M.A in Christian Leadership, (Both from the University of Valley Forge) and a Doctorate in Strategic Leadership (From Regent University). He holds a number of coaching certifications such as a PCC (Professional Certified Coach) from the international Coaching Federation, Conflict Management Coach from the Center for Conflict Dynamics, and CPMC (Certified People Management Coach) from the Workplace Coach Institute. Joshua has spent the last 14 years coaching Pastors, Missionaries, Entrepreneurs, Teams, and Business Leaders to effectively impact their community and market. In addition to his many certifications, Joshua is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God. Over the last 16 years Joshua has served in a variety of ministerial leadership positions.