ICF Metro DC Community Coffees

Community Coffees Fall 2019

Metro DC ICF Chapter’s Community Coffee Groups - Group Leaders, Locations, Dates, and Times

District of Columbia:

The Capitol Hill Coaching Coffee, Andrew Simpson

RSVP to: Andrew Simpson at [email protected]

Meets at: Hype Café, 1129 Pennsylvania Avenue SE

Next meetings: December 5     8:00-9:30 a.m.

The Downtown DC Coaching Coffee, Marykate Dougherty (Co-Host Jo Ann Lucero)

RSVP to: Marykate Dougherty at [email protected]

Meets at: Treasury Executive Institute, 1722 I Street NW

Next meeting: October 23, 8:00-9:30 a.m.

Please note: This meeting is held in a private conference room in the TEI office. Plan to go through a security check; bring your own coffee from La Colombe next door. 5 or 6 attendees often call into the group. Newcomers are welcome. Request dial-in information in RSVP if you plan to attend by phone.


The Bethesda-Chevy Chase Coaching Coffee, Nicoletta Pichardo

RSVP to Nicoletta Pichardo at [email protected]

Meets at: La Madeleine Bethesda location

Next meetings: October 23, 8:00-9:30 a.m.

The Annapolis ICF Coaches Coffee, Nancy Kobel

RSVP to Nancy Kobel at [email protected]

Meets at: Bean Rush Café, 112A Annapolis Street, Annapolis, MD

Next meeting: October 23, 8:00-9:30 a.m.

The Columbia ICF Coaches Coffee, Raquel Cosden

RSVP to Raquel Cosden at [email protected]

Meets at: Bagels and Grinds, 7791 Arundel Mills Blvd., Hanover, MD for its October meeting

Next meeting: October 23, 8:00-9:30 a.m.

The Frederick ICF Coaches Coffee, Elisabeth Vismans

RSVP to Elisabeth Vismans at [email protected]

Meets at: The Common Market, 5728 Buckeystown Pike Unit B1, Frederick, MD

Next meeting: October 25, 8:30-10:00 a.m.

Please note: The meeting will be held in the community room of the Common Market, with 30 minutes before and after the meeting for networking.

Virginia, West of the Beltway:

The Reston ICF Coaches Coffee, Jill Marshall

RSVP to: Jill Marshall at [email protected]

Meets at: Lake Anne Coffee House, 1612 Washington Plaza N., Reston, VA. 

Meets on third Wednesday of each month from 8:00-9:30 a.m.

The Warrenton Coaches Coffee, Linda Swanson

RSVP to: Linda Swanson at [email protected]

Meets at: Northside 29 Restaurant, 5037 Lee Highway, Warrenton, VA.

Meets on third Tuesday of every month from 8:00-9:30 a.m.

The Vienna ICF Coaches Coffee, Marcy Schwab

RSVP to Marcy Schwab at [email protected]

Meets at: Peet’s Coffee and Tea, 332 Maple Avenue, Vienna, VA

Next meeting:  October 22, 8:00-9:30 a.m.

The Loudoun County ICF Coaches Coffee, Larry Buxton

RSVP to Larry Buxton at [email protected]

Meets at: INZET, 214 South King Street, Leesburg, VA (Street & nearby parking readily available)

Next meetings: October 8, November 12, December 10, 8:00-9:30 a.m.

Please note: This group welcomes a mix of new ACC’s, a few authors, and beginning and established coaches, both business and individual. Participants share in bringing program ideas and leadership.

The Gainesville ICF Coaches Coffee, Kim Grabovsky

RSVP to: Kim Grabovsky at [email protected]

Meets at: Eggspectations, 8058 Crescent Park Drive, Gainesville, VA

Next meeting: October 1 from 8:00-9:30 a.m. Meets the first Tuesday of every month.

Northern Virginia:

The Old Town Alexandria ICF Coaches Coffee, Jo Ann Lucero

RSVP to: Jo Ann Lucero at [email protected]

Meets at: La Madeleine, 500 King Street, Alexandria, VA

Next meeting:  October 31, 8:00-9:30 a.m.

The Arlington ICF Coaches Coffee, Jo Ann Lucero

RSVP to: Jo Ann Lucero at [email protected]

Meets at: Bayou Bakery, 1515 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington, VA

Next meeting: October 28, 8:00-9:30 a.m.

Please note: Bayou Bakery is adjacent the Courthouse Metro stop and serves one of the best espressos in the area. A warm and cozy environment joining coaches of all levels mostly running their own practices.

The Springfield ICF Coaches Coffee, Lisa Carey

RSVP to Lisa Carey at [email protected]

Meets at: La Madeleine, 5876 Kingstowne Center #100, Alexandria, VA.

Next meeting: October 16, 8:00-9:30 a.m.

Fredericksburg, Virginia:

Coaches Connection in Fredericksburg, Denise Antinori

RSVP to Denise Antinori at [email protected]

Meets at: Deutschland Downtown, 411 William Street, Fredericksburg, VA (Free parking is available on the street or in the Amelia Street lot.)  

Next meeting: Oct 18, Nov 15, No Dec meeting, 4:00 p.m.

Earn CCEUs for Attending a Coffee: Through an arrangement with ICF Global, attendees earn 1 Resource CCEU to be issued by the Coaching Coffee Group Host/Leader or an administrator. This applies to coaching coffee group meetings held during the established/recommended 2019 quarterly timeframes that include January 21-February 1, April 1-April 12, July 15-July 26, and October 21 to November 1.

Time frames for Metro DC ICF Chapter community coaching coffees for 2020 follow:

·         February 3-March 6

·         May 11-June 12


·          August 10-September 11

·          October 5-November 13



Compiled September 2019 by Renee Bostick, ICF Metro DC Chapter Secretary and Board Liaison for Community Coffees