Press Release: Edelson finalist for “Coach of the Year” honors.

by marilyn on April 13, 2014



Marilyn Edelson, 617-964-3202 or 617-306-9352 (cell),


Coach Marilyn Edelson named finalist for International Coach Federation of New England’s “Coach of the Year” honors.


DATELINE: Newton, MA, April 14, 2014


Marilyn Edelson never sits still. An accomplished plein air landscape painter as well as coach, author, speaker, mentor coach, teacher and trainer, she is also a contributor to Remarkable and Real: Remarkable Questions and Real Possibilities for the Second Half of Life, chronicles of 13 top coaches on “3rd agers,” edited by Gary Jay and Dorian Mintzer. She is currently working on the 2nd edition of her book, Values-based Coaching:  A Guide for Social Workers and Other Human Service Professionals.


Her most recent achievement came when Edelson was named a finalist for the International Coach Federation of New England’s Leonard 2014 Coach of the Year Awards.


The Leonard Awards give members of the New England Chapter of the International Coach Foundation (ICFNE) the opportunity to recognize their peers in four different coaching categories: Business Coaching, Career Coaching, Life Coaching and Executive Coaching. Marilyn Edelson is a finalist in the Career Coaching category.

All ICFNE coaches are eligible to be nominated. ICFNE encourages its members to nominate coaches based on “demonstrated mastery with their coaching through various outlets including their clients, workshops, and service to their colleagues and the community.”  Winners will be announced at the ICFNE’s 4TH Annual 2014 Gratitude Awards Gala, to be held in Westborough, MA on June 16, 2014

“I'm honored to receive this nomination. I have quietly but persistently advocated for the coaching profession in my writing, teaching, training, mentoring and one-on-one work with clients. I am passionate about the positive contribution coaching makes to working with individuals, groups and communities by focusing on strengths and future possibilities.”


For more information on the ICFNE and the 2014 Gratitude Awards Gala, which is open to the general public, please visit


About Marilyn


Marilyn Edelson is a master certified coach and an accredited member of the International Coach Federation. Author of Values-based Coaching, she also founded and directs and teaches the first academically-based coaching certificate program in New England at Boston University, School of Social Work, Professional Education Programs.

Winner of a Top 10 Coach Award from Women’s Business Boston in 2007 and 2009, her company, OnTrack Coaching and Consulting, Inc. was named one of the top 2 career coaching firms in Boston in 2005. Marilyn was named a Founding Fellow of the Harvard Medical School Institute for Coaching at McLean Hospital, in 2013

For more information about the Best Year Yet or to set up a complimentary consultation with Marilyn, please contact 617-964-3202 or visit





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