In 1997, ICF-Long Island, The Long Island Coaching Alliance was founded as a chapter of the International Coach Federation by a group of executive, business, and personal coaches. It was incorporated as a not-for-profit organization in 2001.

The founding coaches developed ICF-Long Island as a means of creating:

  • support for one another
  • a forum for professional development
  • community outreach programs

ICF-Long Island  coaches are dedicated to partnering with individuals, groups and business that want to make effective changes.

ICF-Long Island members include qualified coaching professionals or affiliates to the coaching profession. Our members offer a wide range of coaching specializations, which include but are not limited to:

  • life coaching
  • business coaching
  • workplace coaching
  • career coaching
  • executive coaching
  • relationship coaching
  • individual coaching
  • group coaching
  • transition coaching
  • spiritual coaching
  • retirement coaching
  • parent coaching
  • student coaching

ICF-LI Executive Committee:

Maribeth T Kraus- President
Josephine Rotolo- President (Jan. 2012- May, 2014)
Rita Maniscalco - Past President (2010-2011)
Mindy Stern - Public Relations Director
Joan Enright - Membership Director
Marc Miller - Programs, Education, and Professional Development Director
Barbara Kessler - Treasurer
Larry Weiss - Regulatory Affairs Liaison/Coaching Circle

Our Mission is to:

1.    Educate the Long Island (LI) community and create a strong market for coaching here on LI.
2.    Provide ongoing support, tools, and networking opportunities to our members.
3.    Help our members achieve their goals.

ICF-Long Island Board 2012

International Coach Federation Core Purpose


To advance the art, science and practice of professional coaching.


ICF has over 14,000 members in more than 80 countries and 150 chapters in 42 countries.

It is the immediate goal of the ICF to take our organization to the next level and become a strong (and unified) voice for the coaching profession and provide ever-increasing value for members.

Contact Information and Inquiries

We are always available and responsive and encourage your comments, suggestions and feedback so that we can better serve your needs.

To contact the ICF office, please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 888.423.3131 (toll free), or +1.859.219.3580.