The Difference Between a Coach, Mentor, and Consultant?
Your Training Edge
AUGUST 9, 2012
When determining the difference between a coach, mentor, and consultant, it is necessary to look at specific roles and functions. Coaches appear in various forms, such as professional, life, relationship, and sports team coaches. All coach types share the same criteria. The focus of the coach is in specific performance – for example, an organizational coach is usually responsible for increasing or improving performance in a given area.