The Academy of Coaching Excellence
Tereza Damborska, Anita Crkalova and Norbert Riethof established the Academy of Coaching Excellence (ACE) in 2010 as the culmunation of 15 years training and developing people. The main aim of the ACE is to merge the world of business leaders and the world of professional coaches.
Why our clients choose ACE repeatedly
The ACE is committed to maintaining the highest professional standards, becoming the first and the only Czech coach and leadership training course to be accredited by the European Mentoring & Coaching Council (the European Quality Award) and approved by the International Coach Federation (Approved Coach Specific Training Hours)
Our Experienced Senior Coaches
President of European Mentoring and Coaching Council Czech Republic
Co-Author “How to Improve Work in a Team” and “Guide to the World of Coaching & Personality Typology”
Norbert is a senior executive coach with 20 years of experience in the field. He is also an experienced coach trainer accredited in 2012 by the European Mentoring & Coaching Council with the European Individual Award - the 1st ever such Czech coach. His specialities: Gestalt Coaching (the Academy of Executive Coaching, London), Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).
Professional certification: EIA Practitioner (EMCC), Gestalt Coaching (Academy of Executive Coaching, London), Myers Briggs Type Indicator Certification Training (MBTI®) (Toronto, Canada), MBTI® in Coaching & Leadership Development (OPP, Oxford, UK), Doctorate Organisational Psychology (Charles University).
Norbert leads: Practitioner, Gestalt Coaching, Transformational Coaching, MBTI® in Coaching, Team Coaching
Senior Coach and Consultant at Coaching Systems
Dominic is a professional Executive Coach who has been working with the transformation of businesses and individuals for over twenty years. Originally from Australia, he has been working and living in Central Europe since 1990 and through this experience is able to blend his knowledge and understanding of both regions. He speaks both English and Czech. He is combining the conceptual approach with working below the surface, able to find a broader context and link it to effective solutions. His communication is open and creative. Dominic is convincing and able to inspire people by utilising his talent for communication and also his sense of humour. His ability and experience with strategic thinking makes him successful facilitator, coach and management consultant.
Professional certification: Co-Active Coaching – fundamentals & Intermediate (San Francisco, California, USA), The Coaches Institute – Leadership & Leadership Mastery (San Francisco, California, USA), Centre for Right Relationship – Organisational and Relationship Systems Coaching (San Francisco, California, USA), New Haven Consulting Group – Certified Facilitator in Emotional Intelligence (Conneticut, USA).
Dominic leads: Practitioner
Senior Coach at Coaching Systems
Claire has managed training and development interventions at executive-level plus. She has over 25 years of experience in the field of HR and personal development and has developed and implemented both human resource management and management development systems for multi national companies, where she operated at Director level. She lived and also worked with multi national clients in both the Czech Republic and Malaysia for a decade, until 2014. She has led and managed large teams herself and she is familiar with the issues facing managers and leaders, generally and the personal and commercial challenges of operating at this level.
Professional certification: Professional Coach training (SIMA), Qualified NLP Practitioner, Qualified Time Line therapist, Qualified Practitioner Myers Briggs Type Indicator, Certified user of various motivational profiling tools (TMI, Apter reversal theory), EIA Practitioner (EMCC).
Claire leads: Practitioner
Iveta is professional accredited Co-active™ and Relationship System coach. Iveta brings over 20 years of experience in an international corporate environment, living and working on both sides of the Atlantic. Transformational work with people is her passion and full time focus since 2006. With her clients, she focuses on personal leadership, pro-active response and impact, and on quality of individual and team relationships.
Iveta leads: Practitioner
- 2010 Coaching Systems established the Academy
- 2011 1st course (May), 2nd course (October)
- 2012 The European Quality Award by the European Mentoring & Coaching Council (April), 3rd course (February), 4th course (October)
- 2013 Approved Coach Specific Training Hours by the International Coach Federation 5th course (January), 6th course in Czech and 1st course in English (April), 7th course in Czech (October), 2nd course in English (November)
- 2014 100th graduate of Practitioner
- 2015 10th run of Practitioner CZ and 3rd EN
- 2016 Approved Coach Specific Training Hour od Mezinárodní federace koučů ICF - potvrzeno na 125 hodin