Charles W. Coker, Ph.D. 



Chuck Coker holds two academic and three honorary doctorates. His educational expertise ranges from psychometrics to ancient philosophies and Theology. He holds professional designations as a: Certified Master Motivational Trainer, Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst, Certified Professional Values Analyst and is Certified in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. He is also Chairman of the President’s Council for the National Speaker’s Association, President-elect of the North Florida Professional Speakers Association and was recently voted "Speaker of the Year" (1999-2000).

Chuck is recognized as America’s pacesetter in new approaches to corporate and personal development through behavioral, psychological, and motivational maneuvering. His unique approach to keynotes and training presents new millennium methods for Leadership, Management, Team Building, Productivity, Sales, and Safety of individuals and/or their companies. He is a regular columnist for the The Business Journal, Worksite Solutions, and The Woman’s Digest. Some of his articles include:

Resistance to Change – An Obstacle That Can Be Overcome.

Building Teams the New-Fashioned Way.

The Six Keys to Performance Excellence.

Performance Training That guarantees a ROI

Thematic Hiring – The new Millennium’s Approach

Why America’s present productivity approaches will never be completely successful.

As President of LifeThrive Performance Systems, Dr. Coker and his team have created one of America’s fastest growing organizational performance consulting and training firms.  He has published material in the fields of sales, safety intervention, personal development, change and individual accountability. International companies both large and small embrace his techniques because they are plain, easy to implement, and virtually foolproof. He is author of Breaking Through the Barriers to Success, accepted by public corporations nationwide as the cutting-edge process of the 21st Century.

Dr. Coker understands discipline and brings a unique perspective to each endeavor he undertakes. He is a Master Black Belt (5th Degree) in Tae Kwon Do and two-time U.S. Silver Medallist. He is also a Viet Nam era Marine Corps Officer.

Dr. Chuck Coker and the staff at LifeThrive are committed to helping companies around the world become more successful by providing the people who make up those companies with tools and answers for living a more fulfilled life!

Corporate website is Speaker’s website is

List of Clients:



Barnett Banks


Beth Israel Hosp.

Bi-Lo Stores

Builders Trans

City of Daytona

Clear Channel

Discount Auto Parts

Disney World

Dept. of Labor

Harris Corp.



General Foods



Learning Edge

Orange County

Pot O’gold


Ryder Truck Lines

State of Florida

Tom’s Foods



Volusia County


Winn-Dixie Stores

White Industries

Xomed Ind.

Zurich Insurance



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