Become a Korn Ferry Coach

Are you ready for a coaching career with purpose?

Become a Korn Ferry coach

We believe that purpose and success come from both “inside-out” and “outside-in” coaching. Inside-out focuses on a person’s traits and motivations, helping individuals clarify their goals and gain insight into how their beliefs and values drive their behaviors. Outside-in coaching centers on organizational goals, which help individuals better understand how their organization defines success and how others perceive them.

By connecting these two coaching perspectives, we help individuals perform and transform at personal, interpersonal and organizational levels. If you are ready to bring these elements together in your coaching, join our coaching community!

Korn Ferry Coaches bring together art and science to help people achieve their potential

The science of coaching is methodical and measurable. The art of coaching is creative, individual, and flexible. Our coaches bring both to the relationship.

Become one of our coaching experts

You will be part of a community. Supporting each other and continuously developing. Your expertise comes from rigorous training and certification and years of hands-on experience working in business. You understand what Korn Ferry clients and their people need to grow.

  • 100%

    meet or exceed ICF requirements

  • 5-10+

    years' average coaching experience

  • 55+

    years of executive coaching experience

Our coaches are dedicated to helping individuals create the changes they wish to be and see in the world through both 1:1 and 1:many coaching experiences. Below is a sample of the types of coaching experiences we support.

Our coaching platform

Our KF Advance coaching platform enables you and your participants to have a seamless integrated experience. Whether you are coaching 1 person or 1,000 people, our technology, tools, and IP helps support you in creating deep, meaningful relationships through one-to-one coaching conversations or group coaching sessions that help your participants facilitate the sustainable changes they need to succeed at work. ​

An all-in-one, easy-to-use platform

Provides participants with a seamless experience that streamlines their coaching, support, and tools in one single coaching platform.​

Tailored to individual or group needs

Provides participants with a seamless experience that streamlines their coaching, support, and tools in one single coaching platform.​

Your coaching platform, your experience

Provides participants with a personalize program overview to help guide them through their journey. 

Intelligence to accelerate impact

Many of our programs incorporate our assessment IP to help participants gain new insights that help you explore and integrate into their development planning, accelerating their growth and impact.

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What we look for in our coaches

Who you are

  • Empathetic, naturally curious and client focused
  • Agile, responsive and a motivational communicator
  • Inclusive collaborator and partner

What you do

  • Help others unlock their potential, create momentum and awareness
  • Facilitate connections and new ways of thinking
  • Deliver high-quality coaching experiences
  • You are able to work with individuals and leaders at all levels in the organization, from early career to the C-suite


  • Recognized coaching credential from one of the globally recognized coaching organizations, e.g., ICF, EMCC, AC

Our purpose is to help you fulfill yours

One goal, one action, one breakthrough
at a time

Become a Korn Ferry coach!