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From the sports field to the business world, Carlette is committed to being a champion for others and measures her success by the number of people she has the honor of helping reach their goals and live their dreams. Harnessing her passion and discipline that began in sports, Carlette now enters her fourth decade in coaching others on their journey to achieve balance between their personal well-being, professional legacy in their work, and philanthropical influence in their world.

Carlette's unique philosophy of Three-Dimensional Coaching is designed to create high-performance results driven by meaningful relationships, underpinned by character, and anchored in purpose to live- 3D:
1. Professionally, Achiev
e Success
2. Personally, Live for Significance
3. Philanthropically, Give for Service

Carlette is the creator of eleven brands implemented in the US, New Zealand, and Australia. She is a podcast host and producer of 16 Seasons and counting and is the author of "I Thoughts We Had Forever," The story of a pro athlete's family journey through grief and resilience. Carlette is writing the next book, How Women Win, Our Way.


Professionally, Carlette is committed to honoring who we are and the unique gifts we have to share through the power of our life work. Personally, she is living a life she loves and supporting her three adult daughters to discover who they are, what they want, and how to play a small role in something bigger than themselves. Philanthropically, she is devoted to G.I.V.E.H.O.P.E.- you and your life matter.

Carlette’s Recent Speaking Engagements

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Hear From Others

"After serving as a Student Success Coach at Northern Arizona University, I just knew that our Campus Recreation Employees would thrive from hearing Carlette speak and learning more about her 3D Tools. Her ability to relate and to help our students understand that they are significant and great is outstanding. I appreciate her positive, upbeat attitude and the encouragement she provides for our youth. I promise you one thing, you will not be disappointed with Carlette and her team."

- Akaylah Jaeke, Operations Program Coordinator


Northern Arizona University
Choosing Greatness

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BE 2023 Women's CME MASTERMIND Conference 

Healing Yourself: Wellness strategies for healers

"Carlette Patterson is a phenomenal speaker. She teaches from a place of both expertise and awareness to what the audience needs. She left our attendees with a renewed purpose, the skills to change, and strategies to improve their life immediately. You won’t regret hiring Carlette!"
-Sasha Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE 

Founder, Brave Enough

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Women With Drive III Summit

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"Carlette hits so many important fundamental pieces of how to strategically change your behavior to achieve championship results in life as well as in sport."
-Lyn St. James 

Co-founder of Women in Motorsports North America

Former Professional Racecar Driver & Automotive Hall of Fame Inductee 2022


U.S. Track & Field and

Cross Country Coaches Assn

Choosing Greatness
Work Life Balance and Rest and Recovery Workshops

"Carlette Patterson was able to connect with the women coaches in the two talks she presented. Carlette has a unique way of sharing her story and instantly captivating the audience of the coaches. Carlette' s high energy approach was hands-on and instantly engaging. The track and field coaches were challenged immediately on ways to think differently and how to bring back the information to their teams. Carlette is a very engaging speaker and we look forward to having her involved in our future Women Summits."
- Rhonda Riley; Assistant XC/Track coach at Vanderbilt University; Coordinator of Women's events in the USTFCCCA Association

"Numerous people and books offer answers to find power & purpose. Carlette Patterson's approach is potent & unique. Her insights, intelligence and wisdom offered me and each workshop participant a clear map plus the tools to discover the archeology of our power and purpose. Using Carlette's model, we gained a deeper connection to our authentic self and the action steps to bring awareness to reality."

-- Paula Hardison, Executive Director

The Arizona Wellness Community

"The Power of Purpose" Workshop

Davidson College

Sports and the Development of Moral Character

Discover what sports can teach us about competitive greatness, moral character, and lives of significance.

-- Speakers: Dr. Ralph Pim and Carlette Patterson

"You'd be hard-pressed to find two people that are more devoted to helping others reach their potential. From day one, Ralph and Carlette made it clear that we were more than clients; we were family and their commitment to Davidson has extended way past their two days on campus."

-- Sandor Helfgott, Director, Physical Education and Recreation

"Carlette provided an inspiring, energizing and long lasting experience for ASU Foundation's Women & Philanthropy members during her Power of Purpose workshop. The attendees were widely experienced community leaders and philanthropists and she genuinely spoke to their heart and provided tools to truly enrich their philanthropic endeavors. The program exceeded all expectations!"

-- Michele Rebeor, Assistant Vice President
Engagement Programs | Women & Philanthropy, Director

Arizona State University Foundation for a New American University

"The Power of Purpose" Workshop

Behind the Bench, The National Basketball Wives Association

"The Power of Purpose" Workshop

"Looking at yourself is not always easy. We look and sometimes only see in ourselves what 'was'..... Carlette has a gift for holding up the mirror and helping us see the positive that 'is'..... She is an awesome testimony of how faith, endurance and the willingness to recognize all the gifts that we have been given, and make the very best of them. Thanks for being a coach who leads by example."

-- Sandra Evans Short, President

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