As an experienced Toastmaster, becoming a Club coach opens up a wealth of new leadership skills, as you rebuild a club’s membership and restore club quality. As a club coach you will:
- Build rapport with club leaders and members.
- Instil enthusiasm, camaraderie and structure within the club.
- Assess the club environment and recommend best practices for success.
- Work with club leaders to develop a Club Success Plan.
- Encourage the club to strive for Distinguished Club Program (DCP) recognition.
Once appointed you will:
- Serve for a maximum of two years, including the program year in which you were appointed.
- Receive a club coach pin to wear during meetings.
- A wide range of helpful resources to aid you as a club coach.
You’ll be helping clubs where the following applies:
- At least one but no more than 12 members in good standing at the time of appointment.
- It must not be suspended or closed.
- The club must not have more than two coaches appointed at one time.
You can help a club either within your District or outside your District and once you successfully coach the club to achieve recognition in the Distinguished Club Program, you will also receive credit in the education program and will be sent a certificate of accomplishment.
To become a club coach you must:
- Be a paid member in good standing with Toastmasters International.
- Not be an existing member of the club at the time of appointment.
Serving as a club coach counts towards your Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) award.
Are you still hesitant? Check our blog and find the ultimate question To be or not to be the Club Coach answered by Clare Crowther from Armada Speakers.
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When you are ready to start your coaching journey or when you have questions, please contact Diane Richardson, your Club Growth Director.