ActionCOACH Franchise

ActionCOACH is a global business coaching franchise that offers aspiring entrepreneurs and professionals personalized one-on-one mentorship from a team of skilled business coaches. 

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ActionCOACH Franchise Opportunity

ActionCOACH is the World’s #1 business coaching firm. Currently, ActionCOACH has over 1,000 coaches in more than 70 countries.  ActionCOACH delivers its proven business development systems to tens of thousands of business owners every week, owners who turn to business coaching to get the freedom and lifestyle they sought when they first went into business for themselves.

Founded in 1993 by Australian-born entrepreneur Brad Sugars, ActionCOACH is one of the most successful franchises in the world.

ActionCOACH offers executives and professionals an opportunity to leverage their extensive business experience and skill sets in a way that immediately helps and impacts owners and their businesses. 

The company’s proven and guaranteed the system of business growth has helped thousands of companies achieve more profit, build better teams and help owners get more time for themselves with more than 3,500 strategies for business success. ActionCOACH is uniquely positioned to offer these services to its clients. The company has been named the number one business coaching firm by Entrepreneur Magazine every year since 2004. 

With hundreds of proven systems and strategies designed to offer a “business re-education” to its clients, ActionCOACH Business Coaches work with more than 18,000 businesses and business owners every week. 

ActionCOACH is uniquely positioned to offer these services to its clients. The company has been named the number one business coaching firm by Entrepreneur Magazine every year since 2004.

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ActionCOACH Owner Satisfaction Report

Franchise Business Review has worked with over 1,100 franchise systems. We independently contact all open and active franchisees and invite them to participate in our satisfaction survey. Only the brands that exceed our satisfaction benchmark are displayed on our website. We have been working with the ActionCOACH team since 2006 and their franchisees score them high year after the year. They continue to strive to find ways that better the franchise system for their owners. ActionCOACH conducted their franchise review in January 2022, and collected feedback from 263 active franchisees.

Highlights include:

  • 91% of franchisees “strongly agree” or “agree” to enjoying operating their business.
  • 92% of franchisees would recommend their franchise to others.
  • Training and support programs were rated 26% higher than the industry average with 93% of franchisees rating it above average. 
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ActionCOACH
Franchise Owner Satisfaction Report
Review completed: March 2022
0-49 Below average
50-69 Average
70-100 Best
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  • Training & Support
  • Core Values
  • Franchise System
  • Franchise Community
  • Leadership
  • Self-Evaluation

Not all franchise systems share their results publicly. ActionCOACH does. Download the franchisee satisfaction report on ActionCOACH for free.

ActionCOACH Survey Results

Franchising with ActionCOACH

Business Model

ActionCOACH offers a variety of franchise options including: A Master Licensee Level, The Firm Model or Coaching Practices. Franchise costs start from approximately $45K-$1M (depending on region, or number of territories purchased). Training costs are approx. $25K. Royalties & fees vary based on level of investment. Opportunities are available domestically and internationally.

Key Benefits
  • Low start up costs
  • Flexible hours and work-from-home option.
  • Work with clients you choose.
  • Improved work-life balance.
  • High profit margins.
  • Increase income and multiple revenue streams.
  • Become a part of a global community of coaching experts.
  • If purchasing a Firm, partners can own exclusive territories where they dominate the market.
Marketing Support

Branded collateral, case studies, videos, seminar content, print ready editable files are all available on our proprietary dashboard. Filled with hundreds of resources, the AC Dashboard provides ad copy, layouts and images for marketing their coaching business. Additionally, monthly marketing round tables are held to present and discuss the latest trends and tactics.

Training Programs
  • Up to 4 weeks of pre-training.
  • Intensive 10-day induction training at Global Headquarters.
  • Up to 4 weeks of post-training and a launch specialist to help you start your business successfully.
  • Technical support including email and a fully functional website.
  • State-of-the-art coaching platform powered by Microsoft Dynamics 365.
  • A library of more than 3500 strategies to support coaching business.
  • Weekly webinars, quarterly seminars and regional conferences to keep you up-to-date.
  • A vault of marketing collateral and materials to support your business.
  • A variety of product offerings to build your revenue stream.
  • Access to a global community of professional coaches from which to draw inspiration, support and guidance.
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ActionCOACH Videos

Learn what makes ActionCOACH a unique franchise opportunity

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ActionCOACH Awards from Franchise Business Review

2022 Most Innovative
FBR Hall of Fame
2022 Top Low-Cost
2022 Top Women
2022 Top 200
2022 Best Culture
2021 Most Profitable
2021 Best Culture
2021 Rockstar
2021 Recession Proof
2021 Top Low Cost
2021 Top Veterans
2021 Top
2020 Second Career
2020 Best Culture
2020 Top Profitable
2020 Top Home-Based Franchise
2020 Top Low Cost
2020 Top Veterans
2020 FBR Top
2019 FBR Veterans
2019 FBR Leaders
2019 FBR Womens
2019 FBR Low Cost
2019 FBR Top
2019 FBR Rockstar
2019 FBR Innovative

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ActionCOACH Reviews & Testimonials

Actual owner reviews from our third party, independent surveys.

  • The culture here is incredible – one of the reasons we continue to invest.

    Susan, Two Units, Large Market (250,000 - 499,999 population)

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    FSI
  • Great training program with dynamite instructors! Very intense and thorough.

    Paul, Single Unit Owner, Large Market (250,000 - 499,999 population)

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    FSI
  • We have an incredibly strong Culture that is shared by most people. The support and opportunities made available to the franchisee is very strong. Success within ActionCOACH depends on the franchisee as the support system is amazing!

    Ross, Three Units, Major Metro Market (500,000+ population)

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    FSI

ActionCOACH is a global business coaching franchise that offers aspiring entrepreneurs and professionals personalized one-on-one mentorship from a team of skilled business coaches. 

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  • Min. Cash Required: $75,000
  • Net Worth Required: $250,000
  • Total Startup Investment: $52,000 - $150,000
  • Franchising Since: 1997
  • US/Canada Franchise Units: 239

Available Markets

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AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY