“If I cannot have my cake and eat it too, then I do not want the cake,” says Von Decarlo regarding her journey to reach her full potential as an artist.

Von Decarlo is a multi-talented comedian, and author of the book, “Speak Fluent Man“, with multiple appearances as a life coach on CW’s daytime television hit, “The Bill Cunningham Show”. Additional television appearances include FOX, FOX Reality, ABC, BET, Centric, WE, Essence Live, People Entertainment Weekly, Arise TV, a regular guest trash talker on NBA radio, Sirius XM and more.

Also known as “Coach Von”, she prides herself on knowing how to maintain a strong, fearless, no-filter point-of-view on any hot topic without marginalizing the male perspective, or spoiling man fun.

A graduate of UCB Theatre and a UCB diversity scholarship recipient, she is one of the founding members of the musical improv group Good Catch Comedy. You can find her performing stand up at many premier venues throughout New York City, and her one woman show Lasagna debuted at The PIT (The People’s Improv Theatre) to a full crowd and rave reviews

Von Decarlo is a double first name, and yes, she was named after Lily Munster. You can call her Von for short, but never call her Lily. Her daughter MiMi calls her mom. Her daughter’s friends call her Miss MiMi’s Mom.
Von Decarlo produced three of Patrice’s O’Neal’s posthumous comedy albums: Mr. P, Unreleased, and The Lost Files. In addition, she wrote and produced the theme music for his Comedy Central special, Elephant In The Room, and is currently producing the official Patrice O’Neal documentary. She is proudly spearheading this highly anticipated documentary about his life, legacy, and comedy, as well as several other projects, to help ensure that his memory and comedy are kept alive and continuously introduced to future generations. Von Decarlo is President and equal shareholder of Gladys and Dude Productions, the company in charge of the name and likeness of Patrice O’Neal. For more information, visit