Academic Search Advantage

As the first and most experienced executive search practice solely for higher education, we know the demands, stresses and challenges institutional leaders face. The primary goal of our Executive Coaching Practice is partnering with you as a trusted and professional confidant, companion, and guide to accomplish your leadership and institutional goals.

What distinguishes our Executive Coaching Practice is that all of our executive coaches:

  1. Are seasoned higher education executives who have faced the gifts and tasks of institutional leadership; and
  2. Are trained executive coaches through either Academic Search’s unique and rigorous executive coach training program, an International Coach Federation approved coaching program, or both;
  3. Adhere to the Professional Code of Ethics of the International Coach Federation ( and the Association for Coaching (; and
  4. Rely on the best available executive coaching research and practices of the Institute of Coaching affiliated with Harvard University (