Success Coaching Defined

Success Coaching is...
Voluntary Student-directed
  • Listen with student agenda in mind
  • Places needs of the student at the center of coaching

(what can we do now?)


  • Works together to identify strengths
  • Celebrates successes
A collaborative conversation

Developing an action plan

  • Goal and action-oriented process
  • Clarifies purpose and goals

A partnership created out of trust and focused on accountability

  • Neutral
  • Assumes the best

Success Coaching is not...

Success Coaching is not...
Mandatory or disciplinary Coach-directed
Passive Past-focused
(what went wrong and why?)

An authoritative direction

A quick fix

Complaining to no resolution

A transaction focused on judgement and blame