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We all have a purpose to fulfill.


Michele Gooch

Michele is an experienced Empowerment Coach, Community Builder, and Mindset Mentor. Driven by her own journey, she takes pride in providing breakthrough moments to women in all kinds of personal and professional transitions. As an Empowerment Coach her goals include moving you from second guessing yourself to living the life for which you were designed.

She coaches successful, resourceful individuals and teams in transition to understand their unique design and translate that into a meaningful, purposeful life. Prior to founding Life by Design, Michele served as a Pastor for 22 years focused on leadership and community development. She has a Masters in Counseling, a certification in Coaching Mastery and DISC: Behavioral Analysis. Michele has been able to combine her formal education with her passion for seeing people succeed in order to help clients manifest their best life. All of her education and life experience prepared her for partnering with women for a deep, whole-life transformation. 

She is a native Texan who loves the Hill Country. She enjoys reading while sipping on a glass of ice-cold mint tea. Her oldest son works as an advocate for the marginalized and lives in downtown San Antonio. Her youngest son works as a programmer for an oil firm in New Mexico where he lives with his preschool daughter. Michele loves living in community, even when it's messy. 

A Roadmap for success.



Awareness that where you are is not where you want to be and a desire to move forward is birthed.


The messy middle where old ideas, old patterns, and old habits are explored and the hard work of

finding new understanding, new acceptance, and new responses are discovered.



New routines, new habits, new mindsets are established that intentionally move you toward the place you want to be.


New clarity, confidence and vision for the future begins to be amplified. This new alignment ushers in a sense of fulfillment and empowerment.

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