Carl Casanova Founder | Trainer of Trainers | Coach of Coaches

Since 2002, Carl Casanova and New Vibe Training in Portland, Oregon have been preparing tomorrow’s leaders with the interpersonal communication skills necessary for success. We design our life coach training certification programs to cultivate the strengths and goals of our students, while maintaining a balance within their personal and professional lives.
Carl Casanova
Carl Casanova
Carl Casanova

1000+ Clients Can’t Be Wrong

Carl Casanova, M.S., is a highly sought-after success coach, author, course facilitator, and certified Strengthsfinders coach with the strengths Maximizer, Learner, Achiever, Arranger, and Futuristic.  He has made it his life mission to empower individuals, leaders, and businesses to maximize their strengths and be in alignment with their purpose.  He is a leading expert in providing professional development and personal growth to organizations and entrepreneurs that are ready for transformation.  He holds a Masters of Science degree in counseling psychology from Oregon State University.  As well as being CEO and founder of The Centre for New Vibe Training (2001), Oregon’s first school for executive and life coach certification, he is an adjunct college professor teaching communication and business classes.  He is renowned for his passion and motivational style and his message is geared to equip on-going success and professional development.  Carl is also the author of the books “What Every Successful Person Knows”, “Help I Am Angry!”, Discovering Good Vibrations”, and co-authored “The Blueprint for Success” with Ken Blanchard, and Stephen R. Covey

Carl has served for over 20 years in the human development profession – as a certified seminar leader and keynote speaker, mental health therapist, teacher and Executive Professional Coach with Fortune 500 Companies.  Carl holds a Master of Science Degree in Counseling Psychology from Oregon State University. Carl is the author of “What Every Successful Person Knows”, “Help I Am Angry”, “Discovering Good Vibrations” and co-author of “Blueprint for Success” with Ken Blanchard and the late Dr. Stephen Covey.

Carl is renowned for his motivational style and commitment to organizational professional development.  As well as founding New Vibe Training, LLC he is an adjunct professor at Portland State University, Multnomah University, and Portland Community College teaching communication, coaching, and business classes.  Carl is passionate about inspiring individuals and organizations to achieve excellence and realize ongoing success. Carl has provided training and executive coaching for the following organizations:   


  • Seasoned Coach for Senior Level Executives of Fortune 500 companies
  • Experienced in Multi-Cultural Coaching and Leadership Development
  • Influential Leader in Business and Entrepreneurial Community Settings
  • Skilled Trainer in Train the Trainer – Curriculum Creation and Execution


  • Certified in Emotional Intelligence EQi 2.0 / EQ360 (Trainer, 2012, Performance Works LLC)
  • Certification in Conflict Resolution (Negotiation and Mediation, 2001, Portland State University)
  • Certified Organizational Facilitator (Achieve Global, 2000)
  • Certified Professional Trainer of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, 1999
  • Certified Professional Coach (Academy for Coach Training, 1998, Seattle, Washington)
  • Certified NLP (Practitioner, 1996) NeuroLinguistic Programming
  • Effective Speaker and Human Relations (Dale Carnegie Training (ACCET), 1993
  • United States Marine Corps – Honorable Discharge, 1976-1979


  • “What Every Successful Person Knows”
  • “Help I Am Angry”
  • “Blueprint for Success” co-authored with the late Dr. Stephen Covey and Ken Blanchard


  • Master of Science Degree (Counseling, Psychology), Oregon State University
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree (Psychology), Vanguard University, Southern California

Carl has provided training and executive coaching for the following organizations:

  • Planar Advance, Inc.
  • Portland Community College
  • Portland Habilitation Center
  • Portland School District
  • Portland Trailblazer Organization
  • Precision Wire Components
  • Providence Health Care Systems
  • Self Enhancement, Inc.
  • Standard Insurance
  • Tri-Met
  • Tualatin Valley Water District
  • U.S. Army
  • Oregon Casualty Adjusters Association
  • Nike
  • Bonneville Power
  • Care Medical Equipment
  • City of Tigard
  • Clackamas County
  • Fosters Auto Parts
  • Columbia Sportswear Company
  • Friends of the Children
  • George Fox University
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Hoop, Inc.
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Lake Oswego Schools
  • Multnomah County
  • Merrill Lynch