Tex-ICMA Coaching Program

The Tex-ICMA Coaching Program is a program offered through a partnership between TCMA and the ICMA Coaching Program. The program assists senior managers grow talent and initiate staff development throughout their organizations. In addition, emerging leaders can foster relationships with senior managers to help develop knowledge and skills in local government management. Several tools are available to provide assistance.


Webinars are offered free of charge to TCMA members and their city staff. Top presenters from across the country are selected to present on a variety of topics, share best practices, and provide information on career development in local government. Each webinar is designed to encourage group participation from city staff or you can attend as an individual. For more information on webinars and to register, please click Coaching Webinars.

Coaches Gallery

TCMA provides one-on-one coaching opportunities to help problem solve, ask questions, and serve as a resource tool. Coaches are seasoned city managers and assistant city managers currently serving at the local level, and TCMA Life and Distinguish members. The Gallery provides contact information of those who have volunteered to serve as coaches. The Gallery is updated periodically with new coaches. To find a Coach, please click Coaches Gallery.

Career Compass

The Career Compass is a column to help you navigate your course to a successful public sector career. The columns highlight practical and insightful advice to help address leadership and career development challenges. To view current and past articles, please click Career Compass.

For more information on the Coaching Program, please click Tex-ICMA Coaching Program.