Agile Coaching PI

by Mark Summers & Bob Galen

Continuously develop and grow

The Agile Coaching PI assessment is rooted around four core concepts.

Agile Coaching Growth Wheel

Defined in 2021-22 is the baseline framework for the competencies. Concept that agile coaching is an inside-out, self-mastery-focused activity at its core.

It’s a journey

Amplifying the notion that agile coaching is a continuous journey of evolutionary learning and growth and not a fixed destination.


One stance or competency is never enough. An agile coach must become well-rounded, able to balance and dance across many stances in service to their coaching clients.


Agile coaching is an inside-out focused activity. One where self-mastery is the core of the Wheel and every competency.

Agile Coaching Growth Wheel by Shannon Carter, Martin Lambert, Rohit Ratan, Stacey Louie, Tom Reynolds, Andre Rubin, Kubair Shirazee, Mark Summers, and Rickard Jones is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Bob Galen

Bob Galen is an Agile Practitioner, Trainer & Coach based in Cary, NC. In this role he helps guide companies and teams in their pragmatic adoption and organizational shift towards agile methods of working.

Mark Summers

Mark is one of the UK’s first agile coaches and today is a leading figure in the ongoing story of agile training and coaching, a speaker at conferences, a leader of retreats, and a coach who never stops reflecting and evolving. If you’re an agent of change, he believes you have to be on a continuous learning journey yourself.