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BECOME A Whole30® CERTIFIED COACH

Pursue your passion, expand your practice, or launch a career in health and wellness. Guide, motivate, and support friends, family members, co-workers, clients, and patients through the life-changing Whole30 program as a licensed Whole30 Coach.

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THE Whole30® COACHING CERTIFICATION

You are a Whole30® success story, a long-time veteran of the program. You’ve been leading by example, even helping clients, patients, friends, or family through their 30 days.

You’re ready to make your “coach” status official, marketing yourself as a Whole30® expert and offering your resources and services to your local community. The 6 to 8-week certification process is challenging; you really have to know and live the Whole30® material, our books, our brand, and our community inside and out.

But once you’re a Coach, you’ll be one of the exceptional individuals certified to help others change their health, habits, and relationship with food—and have the foundation to turn your passion into a career.


The best part is that my clients love how they feel so much after the program that the Whole30® is just the beginning of a entirely new path for them. I’m changing lives, and I love what I do!"

- Diana Rodgers, RD, LDN, NTP

This certification program is designed for Whole30 veterans who are already guiding or encouraging their friends, family, clients, or patients through the Whole30 program. As a Coach, you’ll be providing your clients with all of the resources, motivation, support, and advice they’ll need to successfully complete the Whole30 program.

The Whole30 Certified Coach designation allows you to market yourself as a Whole30 practitioner in your local community and online. You’ll be able to conduct group coaching (and one-on-one coaching, if in accordance with the laws of your state) both in person and virtually, and present seminars or hold events in person in your local community. As part of the extended Whole30 team, you’ll have access to all of our resources, and (as we develop them) training materials, handouts, and presentation guidelines to use with your clients.

You’re a Whole30 success story, effectively navigating your food freedom. You believe in the program, and want to inspire and guide others to change their lives, too. In fact, you’ve already been acting as a Whole30 buddy, mentor, or coach, because everyone knows you as the local Whole30 expert, and you’re more than happy to share your experience and knowledge.

You’re ready to turn your passion for health, wellness, and the Whole30 into an extra source of income (or an actual career), or expand your professional practice by adding Whole30-related offerings. The Coaching Certification is the only license that allows you to use the Whole30 trademark to market and advertise your services, create official Whole30 groups, and establish yourself as a Whole30 expert in your community.

The Whole30 Coaching Certification Program is not a training course. We expect participants to study the program, our resources and books, and our community, and show up to the certification process prepared. (See the FAQ page for a list of suggested study materials.)

You’ll go through a series of four tracks, each designed to test your Whole30 knowledge, showcase your communication skills, demonstrate an understanding of our community, and show us how you would contribute to our mission as a Certified Coach. You’ll also spend a month mentoring someone through the program, to show us the scope and depth of your coaching abilities. At the end of the 6 to 8-week period, successful candidates will be licensed as a Whole30 Certified Coach, featured on the Whole30 website, and connected via a private Facebook group to other Coaches worldwide.

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TESTIMONIALS

“I use the Whole30 protocol in conjunction with acupuncture in a wide range of patients, from those looking for relief from a specific pain complaint to those suffering from more amorphous diagnosis (chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, insomnia, etc.). I’ve had over 30 patients complete the Whole30 as part of their treatment plan. I have had two rheumatologists and a neurologist contact me to find out what kind of magic I am performing on their patients! I’ve also seen extremely good results using the Whole30 protocol in post-surgery patients who are not yet ready for active rehab. It gives them a tool to hasten their recovery and also manage post-surgical inflammation in a way drugs simply cannot.”

- DUNCAN MACDONALD, L.AC., SAN FRANCISCO, CA

"I've been recommending the Whole30 to my clients for over five years, as a way to reset their body and change they way they think about food. The reintroduction phase helps my clients understand how certain foods make them feel. These are important lessons they can take with them after the program is over. My clients finish the program feeling healthier, more confident, and in control of their choices."

- STEPHANIE GREUNKE, R.D.

“I have done the Whole30 and prescribe it to my patients. In my clinical practice, I have had patients lose weight, lower the amount of insulin they need to take by up to 80%, lower their hemoglobin A1c by three full points in three months, improve or completely resolve symptoms of brain fog, fatigue, and chronic pain. More importantly, patients look and feel better when they eat this way.”

- LUC READINGER, M.D. VMH FAMILY PRACTICE AND COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE

"After I completed my first Whole30, I knew it was something I had to share with others! It truly changed my life and the benefits extended to my family as well! I wanted to pay it forward by spreading the word to my readers on my blog and helping friends and family get started. Through this program, I enjoy empowering people to change their lives just by changing what they put on their plate! It's rewarding to get a message months or even years later about the progress and improvements they continue to make in their lives because of the Whole30!"

- ANDREA OVERTURF

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