The appointment is a minimum of 6 months and lasts through June 30 of the current program year if the club accomplishes at least Distinguished Status by reaching at least 5 of the 10 Distinguished Club Program goals as well as obtaining the required number of active members. If either of those two criteria is not reached in the current program year, the assignment can be extended for an additional program year to June 30.
After the club and Club Coach candidate agrees to work together, the club submits the completed Club Coach Agreement form to the district’s Club Growth Director ([email protected]) for further processing to World Headquarters (WHQ). WHQ replies to all either confirming the coach assignment start date or identifying why the assignment was denied.
In the event, the assignment ends before Jun 30 (club coach is inactive, club coach relocates, etc.) the Club President or the Club Coach must notify WHQ ([email protected]) and the district Club Growth Director ([email protected]) at once of the assignment termination.
The Club Coach Program training is located in your personal profile in Base Camp in the Pathways Tutorials and Resources section.
Allow 15 to 30 minutes to complete this training module. After you complete the module, it will be recorded in your personal Pathways transcript.
NOTE: The Club Officers of the club to be coached and the Club Coach must complete the Club Coach Program Training module in Base Camp.
Club Coach Agreement – an agreement form that must be approved by the Club President or designee, Club Coach, and Club Growth Director
Club Coach Troubleshooting Guide – a tool to further assess the challenges the club may be having and identify possible strategies for success
Club Coach Preliminary Report – an initial report for Club Coaches to complete within the first 30 days of their appointment
Club Coach Progress Report – a report submitted to Club Officers, Club Growth Director, and WHQs every 60 days after the preliminary report
Club Coach Final Report – a final report is required at the conclusion of the assigned term
Note: Credit is not received until after year-end results are final.
After successfully completing the Club Coach assignment, WHQ will send you an email to the Club President and District Director to confirm that the Club Coach has successfully completed the requirements of the Club Coach program. Club Coach credit will be added to your personal educational profile to apply towards your Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) accolade. You will also receive an acknowledgment from the District Team.
If the club you are coaching achieves Distinguished Club status and reaches 20 members or more and your Club Coach role is successfully completed on or before June 30th, your Club Coach credit can count toward both the club support and the district leadership requirements.
Once Toastmaster International approves your award application, you will receive credit towards your Distinguished Toastmaster accolade.
Club Sponsor, Club Mentor, and Club Coach Volunteer Request Form