Internationally Recognized Sports Life Coach Carlette Patterson Announces New Workshops Focused on Improving Lives

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - September 8, 2008) - Carlette Patterson, an internationally recognized sports life coach with more than 20 years of senior leadership in amateur, collegiate and professional sports organizations, announced her new 2008 Fall and 2009 Winter workshop schedule developed specifically for non-athletes looking to find their inner champion and better manage everyday pressures and routines of life.

Patterson's workshops are geared towards improving the lives of both men and women. The compelling workshops are created to empower people by using Ms. Patterson's depth of experience and knowledge of the sports paradigm and terminology and then applying the concepts to design a personalized game plan to help her clients improve their lives and fulfill their purpose.

The workshops The Power of Purpose, Transition Coaching and Life Coaching Tools for Leadership, takes place over two days from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and are independent of one another. Each workshop is limited to 10 people to provide optimum coaching for each person. The cost of each two-day workshop is $1,500 per person. Space is limited and registration is required at

"I have found that when given the right tools in life and provided with tangible, concrete techniques, any individual facing even the most difficult challenges is able to effectively resolve the situation," said Carlette Patterson, founder of Patterson Sport Ventures. "I am passionate about the programs I have created because I have seen many successful transformations and I love it when my clients are surprised to find the champion within that was there all along!"

The workshop The Power of Purpose is scheduled for September 12 - 13 and again November 7 - 8, 2008. This workshop is ideal for individuals who are striving to create a life filled with purpose and desire to explore how to make it a reality, great for people who might have lost their sense of direction in life both personally and professionally. This course gets you back on track.

Transition Coaching takes place on September 26-27 and again November 21 - 22, 2008. The workshop is suitable for anyone facing major changes either professionally or personally in their lives or for someone who works with people in transition. The program is ideal for those needing to accept, create and sustain a positive outlook during life's most difficult transitions.

Life Coaching Tools for Leadership will be held October 10 - 11, 2008, January 9 - 10 and again on March 13 - 14, 2009. This workshop is ideal for anyone with the responsibility of empowering and leading teams of people, suitable for corporate managers, team leaders, and anyone in a leadership role. You will learn the game plan that works best for you to help make your team a winning team.

ABOUT PATTERSON SPORTS VENTURES - Carlette Patterson and her late husband, Steve Patterson created Patterson Sports Ventures (PSV) in 1999. Steve Patterson passed away in 2004 after battling cancer. He was a former NBA player for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls, was also a UCLA Center, and ASU's men's basketball coach. Ms. Patterson has worked for professional sports teams, coaches and athletes in the US, New Zealand and South Africa. Carlette received her life coaching training from Martha Beck, recognized by Psychology Today, USA Today, and NPR as one of the best-known life coaches in America. Carlette resides in Phoenix with her three daughters.

Contact Information: Contact: Tess Dumlao (602) 653-6585