International Coaching Federation-Madison: Madison coaching organization hosts NBC “Starting Over” star

For more information contact:

Pat Barone at 608.231.6750

Cynthia Loy Darst, one of the star coaches on NBC’s “Starting Over”, will visit the Madison area chapter of the International Coach Federation (ICF-Madison) for a 12:00 noon presentation on Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at the Edgewater Hotel entitled “Past the Point of Reason.”

Named “One of the Top Ten Most Influential Coaches in the U.S.,” Darst was one of the first to receive the designation of Master Certified Coach from the International Coach Federation and is a leader and senior trainer of coaches with the Coaches Training Institute.  In addition to the “Starting Over” show, she has been the Life Coach on Discovery Health’s “Star for a Day” and Discovery’s “Life’s Too Short.”  She was selected for “Starting Over” out of a nationwide search with 200 candidates.

“ICF-Madison is extremely lucky and honored to have Cynthia visit our chapter,” said Pat Barone, spokesperson for the group. “She’s a leader and star in the coaching profession and has a world of experience to share with coaches, consultants, professionals and her fans.”

The Edgewater event is open to the public with an admission fee of $25.  Further information and registration can be accessed by calling 608-239-1066 or emailing [email protected].

About ICF and Coaching:

The International Coach Federation is the largest worldwide resource for business and personal coaches, and the source for those who are seeking a coach.  With more than 11,000 members and 145 chapters in 80 countries worldwide, it also accredits coach training programs and offers the professional credentials most recognized by businesses.

Coaching is a 30-year-old profession that pairs coaches with clients to maximize their personal and professional potential.  Professional coaches help people improve their performance, attain goals, and enhance the quality of their lives through an individual approach unique to each client.

ICF-Madison coaches are diverse in their specialties:  executive coaching, career change, spirituality, health and fitness, life balance, business, sales and personal coaching are just a few of the categories available from the group.

For more media information, call 608-231-6750 or e-mail [email protected].