ICF Metro DC Community Coffees

Community Coffees

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

Jill Marshall, Reston Coffee Group Leader, hosted the group’s November 20 meeting and welcomed guest presenter and coach Joan Rooney who lead  a centering activity followed by a discussion regarding Leadership Mindtraps.

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 meeting: May 1, 8:00-9:30 am at Hype Cafe. Future meetings:  June 5.

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: May 19, August 12 and October 22. 

Meets from 8:00 am to 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 meeting: May 13 (official ICF coffee), June 10. July 8, September 9 (official ICF coffee), October 14 (official ICF coffee). No meetings in August, November and December.

Meets from 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: May 13, September 9, and November 4.

Meets from 8:00-9:30 a.m.

The Columbia/Ellicott City  ICF Coaches Coffee, Raquel Cosden

RSVP to Raquel Cosden at [email protected]

Next meeting: May 14,  Bagels and Grinds, 7791 Arundel Mills Blvd., Hanover, MD, 8:00-9:30 a.m.  

August 13, Old Mill Cafe 4 Frederick Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21043, 8:00-9:30 a.m.

October 15,  Bagels and Grinds, 7791 Arundel Mills Blvd., Hanover, MD, 8:00-9:30 a.m.    

Join us for conversation, networking and sharing best coaching practices and tools.

The Frederick ICF Coaches Coffee, Elisabeth Vismans

RSVP to Jon Wikstrom j[email protected]  or Tara Cassidy [email protected]  

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

Next meeting:  4th Friday in April, July, and October. 

Meets 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 the third Wednesday of each month

Meets from 8:00-9:30 a.m.

IMPORTANT: LACH has asked us to make a reservation for our group. Please let me know if you plan to attend by replying to this email, or by contacting me at [email protected], so I can let them how many people to expect.

The Warrenton Coaches Coffee, Linda Swanson

RSVP to: Linda Swanson at [email protected]

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

Meets the third Tuesday of every month.

Meets from 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)

Meets every 2nd Tuesday.

Meets from 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Please note: We're a mix of ACC’s and PCC's, beginning and established coaches, doing a mix of corporate, government, team and individual coaching. Programs are usually brought by participants, but w/o pressure.  Very hospitable to guests and first-timers. 

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: Meets the first Tuesday of every month.

Meets from 8:00-9:30 a.m.

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:  

Meets from 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: 

Meets from 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: 15 April (this may change), 20 May, 17 June,15 July, 19 August, 16 September, 21 October, 18 November, 16 December.

Meets from 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 meetings: 

Meeting time: 4:00-5:30 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 January 2020 by Renee Bostick, ICF Metro DC Chapter Secretary and Board Liaison for Community Coffees