Coach Pervin Shaikh believes it’s time for the coaching industry to be regulated, as per her article “Opinion: A new dawn for coaching?” In her opinion, not only would this prevent unqualified coaches from offering coaching services, it would also make it easier for clients to sort the qualified from the unqualified.
I’m curious – if regulation were to occur, who would be the head regulator? Would it be at the
international, national, regional or municipal level? Who would deal with offending coaches? And how? Would they be fined? How would all the internet marketing professionals, for instance, who offer ‘coaching programs’ be dealt with? It could be a logistical nightmare!