Our History

1997

Coach 21, the predecessor of CoachA, is founded as the first Professional Coach Development Institution in Japan.

2000

The Coach Training Program (CTP) is authorized as an Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) by the International Coach Federation (ICF).

2001

CoachA Co., Ltd., a business unit in Coach 21, becomes an independent Corporate Coaching Firm.

2009

Global leadership development services are launched: additional coaching services targeting overseas assignees and the next generation of leaders.

2010

Our first overseas office opens in New York. - COACH A Co., Ltd. (U.S.A.)
The Medical Coach Training Program (MCTP), a program for developing healthcare professionals as coaches, is launched.
Our second overseas office opens in Shanghai. - COACH A Co., Ltd. (Shanghai)
Our third overseas office opens in Singapore. - COACH A Pte. Ltd. (Singapore)

2011

CoachA and Coach 21 merge into COACH A Co., Ltd. as a Global Executive Coaching Firm.
Driving Corporate Dynamism (DCD), a program to develop leaders organization-wide and create coaching culture, is launched.

2012

Our fourth overseas office opens in Hong Kong. - COACH A Co., Ltd. (Hong Kong)

2013

Our fifth overseas office opens in Bangkok. - COACH A Co., Ltd. (Thailand)

2015

Coachacademia, a Professional Coach Development Program for organizational leaders, is launched.

2017

Coachacademia becomes coachAcademia: program contents are upgraded with an increased focus on coaching “practices”.