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Jennifer Botterill

Three Time Olympic Gold Medalist

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Jennifer Botterill is one of Canada’s most successful athletes, achieving Olympic glory on numerous occasions. A member of the Canadian Women’s Hockey Team for 14 years, she attended four Olympic games, winning three gold medals and one silver medal. Today, Botterill is an in-demand hockey analyst and commentator, regularly appearing on the desk of CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada. As a peak performance coach, she shares valuable lessons she’s learned on the way to becoming a champion to help audiences reach their potential.

A graduate of Harvard University, Botterill is the only two-time winner of the Patty Kazmaier award, which honours the top player in women’s college hockey. She is also a five-time world champion and was twice named the most valuable player of the World Championship tournament.

Botterill is an analyst for the NHL’s New York Islanders and for Sportsnet’s Hockey Central. She also sits on the board of directors for CCM Hockey. Botterill has previously worked as a studio analyst for TSN and as a guest on TSN’s Off the Record. In 2020, she joined NBC as an in-studio analyst for their historic first all-women’s broadcast team, and in 2014, Botterill was a sports commentator for CBC at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games. Besides her work as a keynote speaker and professional development facilitator, she is also the CEO of the organizations Excel in Life and Journey to Excel.

Botteril has taken several leadership and mentorship roles within the sports community and the greater community at large. She has worked on projects for the International Olympic Committee and the International Ice Hockey Federation, and is currently an ambassador for Right to Play. She has also worked with charities such as the Special Olympics, Kidsport, Children’s Wish Foundation, SickKids Hospital, CanFund, Hockey Canada Foundation, and Canadian Cancer Society. --

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Why Not You? How to Excel in Life and Business

Jennifer focuses on how to reach new levels of excellence in your personal and professional life.  She addresses the importance of setting high standards for yourself in every capacity.  Jennifer provides tools that her audience can start to apply on a daily basis.  She encourages an approach for sustainable excellence, and provides techniques on how to perform at your best on a consistent level. Jennifer shares techniques to help with preparation and she discusses the critical importance of time management.  She helps people to strive towards their ideal performance state and to take a ‘no regrets’ approach to each day.  Jennifer wants every person to think about the lasting impact that they would like to create in their lives, and she will help them to achieve this.

Resiliency - Thriving in a Changing Environment

The path that we face isn’t always as we may have imagined.  Jennifer addressees the benefits of adapting to change.  We have a choice to make every day, and Jennifer demonstrates how we can learn to shift our perspective to make the most of our environment. Jennifer shares stories and messages that have helped her on her evolving path through life, sport and business.  She provides examples on how we need to do things differently to get better results that we have in the past.  Jennifer shares ideas on how to be productive and efficient in every way.  She teaches how to control potential distractions and how to maintain a strong level of focus.  She encourages people to strive towards new excellence - in any environment.

Teamwork - The Journey to Success

Jennifer has decades of experience in various team settings!  She recognizes the value of teamwork and shares lessons that have been the most valuable. Jennifer demonstrates the benefits of bringing out the best in those around you.  She helps teams and organizations to create a positive culture.  Each person has an attitude that has the potential to be very contagious.  She knows that it can be extremely helpful to create healthy competition and to embrace a positive rivalry in many situations.  Each role within a team is equally important, and Jennifer teaches how to shift your perspective to help the group to succeed.

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Sustainable High Performance

Jennifer Botterill engages people on how to approach life with a new standard of high performance.  She shares strategies on how to not only make it to the next level, but to excel when you get there. She provides techniques to perform at this high level on a consistent, daily basis. Jennifer identifies tools on how to facilitate sustainable high performance in a variety of settings.

Pursuing Excellence

Jennifer Botterill’s personal motto has been to pursue excellence in all areas of her life. From Harvard University to Olympic gold medals, to World Championships, she has learned many lessons on what it takes to achieve along the way.

From a no-regrets approach of “never having to say I wish I would have,” to asking yourself “why not you?” when considering the opportunities success can bring, Jennifer encourages those around her to strive for a new standard of excellence in everything they do.

Performance Under Pressure

Jennifer Botterill is no stranger to performing under pressure. Whether on the ice during Olympic hockey games, or in front of the camera as a television sports commentator, Botterill has learned the value of preparation and focus when it comes to quelling nerves when the pressure is on to succeed. In this talk, Jennifer shares her stories and advice for anyone seeking to perform at their best under even the most stressful of circumstances.

Well-Being & Mental Health

Jennifer Botterill addresses the importance of awareness in the field of emotional wellness and mental health. She shares some personal stories regarding her experience with mental health issues and the value of support networks.--

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What Clients are Saying

Decorated athlete, Harvard Graduate, Community Leader… Jennifer Botterill is an example to us all of what can be achieved through perseverance, commitment and a big heart.

–RBC

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Decorated athlete, Harvard Graduate, Community Leader… Jennifer Botterill is an example to us all of what can be achieved through perseverance, commitment and a big heart.

–RBC

She is one of Canada’s greatest female hockey players of all time, an accomplished professional speaker and communicator and best of all one of the most pleasant and genuine people you could ever possibly be associated with.

–Sr Vice President M&M Meat Shops Inc.

Jennifer was fantastic. Very approachable, well-spoken and her address really resonated with our teams. She was the right fit for the theme and activities for our management review. All of the attendees were excited and proud to meet a Canadian Olympic athlete and her overall message was inspiring.

–GTAA

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