Kimberley Amirault-Ryan

Dr. Kimberley Amirault-Ryan

Performance Consultant to the NHL, NBA, and Olympians | Executive Coach

Dr. Kimberley Amirault-Ryan lives by her philosophy of embracing challenges and pushing boundaries to achieve our highest potential. She’s worked in professional sport since 2001, becoming the first and only woman to be the Performance Consultant with the New York Rangers, New York Knicks, Columbus Blue Jackets and Edmonton Oilers.

Amirault-Ryan has worked at five Olympic Games with the Canadian Gold Medal-winning teams of Women’s Hockey, Cross Country Skiing, and Speedskating. She was also the Lead of Sport Psychology for Canada’s entire Olympic team for the 2010, 2012 and 2014 Olympics.

For her ground-breaking work Amirault-Ryan has been recognized by the likes of the Globe and Mail‘s “Top Power 50” list and WXN Canada’s “Top 100 Most Powerful Women”.

Companies worldwide, including Fortune 500 companies Walmart, VISA, Johnson & Johnson, General Mills and Royal Dutch Shell, have hired Amirault-Ryan to help motivate them to lead under pressure and achieve sustained high performance.

Excellence: The Winners' Traits

As one of the leading performance consultants in the field, Dr. Kimberley Amirault-Ryan has coached and trained some of the world’s top athletes and teams. She has witnessed and cultivated first-hand the habits, behaviours, and environments required for achieving success, overcoming obstacles, and inspiring excellence.

Interspersed with real life examples from her Olympic, NHL, and NBA championship experiences, Amirault-Ryan explores the universal traits shared by those who experience the most success in their field, and shows how to replicate them within your own careers, teams, and organizations.

Attendees will learn:

  • How to keep people motivated to achieve limitless goals.
  • How to develop and maintain winning habits through challenging times.
  • How to perform through adversity and refocus after setbacks.
  • How to become comfortable in the uncomfortable zone.
  • How to build a long-term winning culture within an organization by design, through practice and resilience.

Amirault-Ryan will leave participants armed with the knowledge of what mindsets, habits, self-talk, and resources are needed to be at your best for yourself and your team in any kind of environment.

Personal Development and Stress Management

Having worked with some of the world’s top athletes and teams, performance consultant Dr. Kimberley Amirault-Ryan shares some of her best stress management techniques. Audiences will leave with strategies to embrace fear, manage change, and manage pressure to perform at their best, even in challenging times.

Winning Teams: Excelling Under Pressure

As the first female performance consultant for the New York Rangers, the New York Knicks, the Columbus Blue Jackets, and the Edmonton Oilers, and having worked at five Olympic Games, Dr. Kimberley Amirault-Ryan leads by her philosophy of embracing challenges and pushing boundaries to achieve your highest potential. Drawing on her experience in the competitive world of professional sports, she outlines the strategies that those at the top of their game share in excelling under pressure, and shares insight into the psychology of winning, conflict management, and teambuilding.