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Joe Courtney

Former NBA Player, Business Culture & Personal Power Specialist

Joe Courtney is a business and personal transformation expert as well as a bestselling author. Joe played professional basketball for 10 years most notably the NBA Champion Chicago Bulls and Phoenix Suns. After retiring Joe took what he learned and his work ethic to build a 40 + million-dollar business with his design-build firm. He now shares his system of success with the world by speaking and training some of the top companies around the world.

Phoenix, Arizona, USA


Keys to Elevate Peak Performance
In this “Power Call” Joe reveals the 3 of the major Keys to Transforming your Life and Business. Learn what it takes for you to take your performance to the next level.

Expose the Thief: Transformation
Expose the hidden element in you that steals your dreams. Joe helps transform audience mindsets so that they can control the thief from within & prevent it from returning.

Beyond the Rim: Leadership
Learn what it takes to lead others and create a winning culture. Joe takes audiences through the ‘Cycle of Success’ to help identify their role within it. He shares the importance of mentorship and empowering others while discussing the role leadership plays in a winning culture.

Platform Plus

Workshop | Success Partnership Workshop Coaching

Joe offers individual, group leadership and personal performance coaching. His program will help organizations create a Success DNA. Joe’s workshops have proven success increasing organizational sales through customer influence.

  • Joe did a wonderful job of weaving his message right into the fabric of our culture, emphasizing the need for both individual and team success. He did it in a way that engaged his audience, talking with them instead of talking at them. Almost immediately following his presentation, I received many emails thanking us for bringing Joe in to share his philosophy of how to be successful and be 100% present in your own life.

    - CEO, Sonora Quest Laboratories/Laboratory Sciences of Arizona
  • Joe Courtney is my friend. It’s not because of his career in the NBA, after going undrafted. It’s because of the man he has become and continues to be.

    - Charles Barkley, Hall of Fame NBA Player
  • Joe Courtney is one of the most captivating speakers I have ever met. He engages the audience on an emotional level. Most people can relate to his stories and feel his authenticity. Joe’s powerful messages hit home with people. He is an impactful individual, but his action-driven, inspiring, and encouraging messages demonstrate his true power.

    - Founder & CEO, Rising Tycoons
  • He commanded the room from opening to close and brought optimism and energy to his delivery. Joe is the real deal!

    - Vice President, Banner Health
  • Joe’s keynote was a great blend of practical, real life experience that allowed the team to more easily recognize and relate to their own opportunities for success, however it also importantly emphasized the need to not let the status quo drive your perception of your own capabilities, to consistently deny the inner thief and that life above the rim was an attainable and sustainable goal. Our team walked away with great insight and actionable guide posts!

    - The TelxGroup
  • If you need someone to drive a message to heart, listen to Mr. Joe Courtney. His speaking ability is beyond dynamic. In his speeches, Mr. Courtney gives people a direction to their future. Joe has enthusiasm, sincerity, and quality message. I was thoroughly impressed with his down-to-earth demeanor and his connection with the audience.

    - CEO, Maria Jones Law Firm
  • Joe Courtney really delivered at our Elite Global Business Leaders event. His powerful presence and magnetic personality paired with an impactful relevant message were a slam dunk.

    - CEO Infusionsoft
  • Joe provided a higher level of motivation to IT Business Leaders, individual contributors and potential clients that resonated greatly with all industries. Thank you for sharing your method of success and detailed approach on how to “Live Above and Beyond the Rim”. Anyone who listens to Joe’s presentation or reads his book will be on the track to elevating their success in both business and personal endeavors.

    - EMC² Federation | Territory Account Manager | Mid Market Arizona
  • I was impressed with the way Joe captured the audience. He weaved in his real life experiences in a way the audience could identify. He brought home the idea that while we are all living such varying lives we all have the same opportunities to make a difference in what we do and how we do it.

    - CEO Arizona Small Business Association
  • Your connection to my team and your engagement to our industry was very motivating. My team specially enjoyed your past stories and how you wove the basic business theories into our daily routines at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. That was very impactful for all of us.

    - Area Sales Manager, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

Summary Profile

Joe is a seasoned businessman, author and success coach.

He played professional basketball for ten years, for such teams as the 3 Peat World Championship Chicago Bulls with Michael Jordan and the Phoenix Suns with Charles Barkley.

Joe’s business experience includes an Architectural background and real estate development. While owning and operating multiple companies, he was featured in multiple publications including Architectural Digest.

Joe has produced and developed audio programs on the subject of motivation, transformation, personal power and improving individual performance.

He’s developed a dynamic program on the Principles of Success and exposing the hidden element that releases barriers and allows people to maximize their performance in any field. Some of America’s finest organizations have benefited from Joe’s speeches such as Wells Fargo, TelX of New York, Mass Mutual, Banner Health, ASBA, and numerous others.

He has shared the stage with numerous speakers, success trainers and has spoken to audiences of 20,000+