This manual is a tool to prepare you for your role as a College Coach. It is intended to be comprehensive, but is not inclusive of all resources that exist for tutors and mentors. As a College Coach, your main focus is encouraging students to pursue post-secondary education. You have the unique opportunity to be an advocate for students as well as an advocate for education. Be ready to teach, encourage, and help, but also be ready to learn! The students you encounter will come from a variety of backgrounds and are sure to provide incredible, engaging stories. Listen, learn and enjoy a wonderful experience as a College Coach!