What is the role of a coach ?

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    What is a coach expected to do ? What is the difference between a coach and an adviser ?

    Heleen Prinsen

    The coach is there to mirror, evaluate progress and strengthen cooperation. And plays a role in that each adivsor can ‘safely’ provide input. The coach tries to create an open-minded setting. In principle, he/she will not interfere in the content of what is discussed, but will mirror and guide the process and ensure that the triangle functions optimally. This implies that the coach ensures that each of the experts at the table comes into his own and has his say.

    Challenging and supporting people to identify, concretize and realize their learning or development goals”
    “Form of counseling in which the coach both challenges and supports the client in a developmental process


    I understand that the coach makes the aswers to questions emerge from the farmer himslef, and the advisers rather have a “descending” approach ?

    Heleen Prinsen

    A coach focusses more on proces, and the ‘experts’ the triangle have to come up with the answers, wereas an advisor in most of the situation also had an role as expert and focusses less on proces

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