Systemic Team Coaching Diploma

This four module programme follows on from the Systemic Team Coaching® Certificate and is aimed at experienced coaching practitioners who want to develop and advance their capacity to transform the performance of leadership teams. The highly experiential nature enables you to learn and apply the disciplines of Systemic Team Coaching®, broaden your theoretical knowledge and deepen your skill base.

Reasons to enrol:

John Leary-Joyce AoEC, and Dr Hilary Lines, in partnership with Professor Peter Hawkins, Bath Consultancy Group have developed a distinctive, leading-edge, comprehensive and effective methodology for team coaching.

Our model has a complex systemic approach that focuses on six levels:

  • Individual and their team role
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Team Dynamics
  • Team’s Task, Function & Intent
  • Stakeholder Interface
  • Wider Organisational Context

Getting all these elements functioning effectively and in balance harnesses the power of the team within the organisational system.

What’s involved?

Peter, Hilary and John have combined expertise to provide an exciting, experiential programme where you will:

  • Gain a clear understanding of the theory and methodology of Team Coaching
  • Apply your learning to your own team coaching clients, with support and challenge from faculty and a supervision practice team
  • Create your own model of Team Coaching based on our Systemic Team Coaching® approach
  • Develop the skills to practice as a excellent Team Coach
  • Gain deep personal understanding of yourself in your roles as a team member and coach
  • Enhance your confidence, authority, presence and resilience when working with client teams

Who is it for?

The Systemic Team Coaching® Diploma programme (STCD) is for experienced coaches seeking to develop and expand their team coaching competence and practice and gain a recognised professional qualification.

Entry Requirements

This programme will build on your substantial knowledge and experience of developing people. You will be an experienced individual coach with at least 4 years practice having completed either a training equivalent to PCC (ICF) Practitioner Level (EMCC) or be a consultant with a 10-year career in OD with extensive coaching experience. You will be expected to be able to present your theoretical framework for coaching individuals and teams.

Entry Process

To apply, fill in the on-line application form.


Systemic Team Coaching® Diploma – is 90 hrs of coach training that can be used towards PCC accreditation with the ICF.

Academically the programme is at Masters level.

This course is accredited by Middlesex University. Accreditation is the formal mechanism for the recognition of learning that is achieved outside the University’s validated programmes of study. This course uses Middlesex University’s credit framework to evaluate and quantify such learning in terms of credit points at a particular level. This course is delivered by the AoEC and can lead to the award of 40 level 7 credit points. This course does not result in the award of a Middlesex qualification.


John Leary-Joyce
John Leary-JoyceFaculty
As entrepreneurial founder and leader of AoEC, John understands the importance of teamwork and the value of team coaching. Over the last 20 years he has become widely recognised as a senior transformational coach, combining this with an initial 20-year career as a Gestalt psychotherapist, group facilitator and trainer. Author of the highly acclaimed book: Fertile Void, Gestalt Coaching at Work, a practical and effective methodology for individual and team coaching.
Dr Hilary Lines
Dr Hilary LinesAssociate Faculty
Hilary is an executive and team coach, educator and facilitator, with over 25 years’ experience of working with senior executives in a range of sectors. She helps clients unlock their full potential as leaders, enabling them to develop the relational presence and agility to engage productively with their teams, peers and clients.
Alan Taylor
Alan TaylorFaculty
Alan specialises in working with managers and leadership teams, building both individual and collective capabilities via the application of a systemic coaching focus. Clients experience the benefits of working with a coach who has walked-the-talk, a coach with a unique combination of senior operational management and leadership experience, coupled with a high level of coaching competence and accreditation.
Nick Kitchen
Nick KitchenAssociate Faculty
Nick is an experienced senior executive and team coach, trainer, facilitator, coach supervisor and engaging event speaker, with more than twenty five years’ experience in supporting the development and success of organisations and leaders throughout many parts of the world.

Ongoing Supervision Support

Once you have completed your training with the AoEC we are keen to support your continued development in Team Coaching and provide STC Individual or Group Supervision with a member of the course Faculty. For details please contact Mike Smith.

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