Released May 2012

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2nd Edition Released April 2014

The SOURCEBOOK OF COACHING HISTORY presents a comprehensive review of the historical roots of coaching and the influence of pioneers in related fields to business and professional coaching. The Second Edition corrected some factual inaccuracies in the First Edition

You might ask "what's the importance of history?" To understand the magnitude of the impact, read Railroad Tracks ... how history informs the present and future.

In her groundbreaking work, the SOURCEBOOK OF COACHING HISTORY (with forward by Dr. Anthony Grant, director, Coaching Psychology Unit, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Australia), Brock presents a comprehensive review of the historical roots of coaching and the influence of pioneers in related fields to business and professional coaching as we know it today. Never before has so much information been distilled from research and popular literature dating back to the mid 1970s to highlight implications for the coaching field and its positive impact on postmodern society.

Praise for the Sourcebook of Coaching History

  • “This excellent book will provide coaches and trainees with a useful historical perspective on the development of the coaching profession.” —Stephen Palmer (UK) Director of the Centre for Coaching, London and Co-Editor of the Handbook of Coaching Psychology
  • “After several years of exhaustive and extensive research Vikki brings to us the story of the conception, birth and maturation of an exciting new profession. It is a fascinating story and has been an incredible journey.” —Henry Kimsey-House, co-founder The Coaches Training Institute, co-author of Co-Active Coaching
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Sourcebook of Coaching History

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