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Join us on the Journey to Discover how women win our way

We are working on a book and need you!


Carlette and Kathy have Teamed Up to Discover, Design, and Do, Winning Our Way

What can we learn from Kathy’s book, written in 2004, Gender & Competition, How Men and Women Approach Work and Play Differently,

and all that we are discovering today to create CHAMP10N CHANGE by honoring How Women are Equal and Different?


Through a series of conversations, podcasts, surveys, and research,

we are exploring how to anchored in our strengths, visions, and winning strategies to create our future.


If you are committed to being a CHAMP10N 4 Change - we would love to connect with you.

We Want 2 Connect With

-Professional and College



-Retired Athletes in Business


Click here to Connect- Coach@carlette.com 

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Carlette Patterson


Founder of Patterson Sports Ventures, 1999.

30 + years of comprehensive experience in business and sports leadership, partnering with corporations, sports and philanthropic entities, to develop and facilitate coaching, training programs and curriculums. Carlette’s background, expertise and experience have all been in the world of sports. She was a college athlete, a national-ranked swim coach, created and sold a wellness company, worked for the National Football League (NFL), the NBA Developmental League, founded a non-profit – Y.E.S. (You Equal Success), and after being trained by Martha Beck, number one Life Coach in America, Carlette created CHAMP10N Sports Life Coaching and Certification®. Carlette has continued developing Personal, Professional and Philanthropic Development Brands: Champion Wellbeing®; Chief Wellbeing  Officers and Certification®; MeQ®; Life Training Academy; Sports Philanthropy League®. The author of,  I Thought We Had Forever: The Story of a Pro Athlete's Family's Journey through Grief and Resilience, published 2011 and a featured writer, Christ-Centered Generosity: Global Perspectives on the Biblical Call to a Generous Life.

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Kathleen J. DeBoer


Executive Director of the American Volleyball Coaches Association.

Prior to that, she was the commissioner of general services for the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government and senior associate athletics director at the University of Kentucky. DeBoer has worked in and around athletics all of her life. One of the first women offered a college athletics scholarship at Michigan State University, she went on to play professional basketball in the WBL, one of the first women’s leagues. Following her playing career, she was a successful collegiate coach at Ferris State University and the University of Kentucky, earning National Coach of the Year honors in 1987. DeBoer served as an advisor to the USA National Team from 1988 to 1996 and assisted with the 1996 Olympic Volleyball Team. She was a member of the NCAA Management Council and served for 10 years as the chief fund raising officer of the University of Kentucky Athletics Association. The author of numerous articles and videos on the subjects of gender, competition, and coaching.

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