Kimberley Amirault-Ryan

Dr. Kimberley Amirault-Ryan

Performance Consultant to the NHL, NBA, and Olympians

Dr. Kimberley Amirault-Ryan lives by her philosophy of embracing challenges and pushing boundaries to achieve your highest potential. She was the first female performance consultant for the New York Rangers, the New York Knicks, the Columbus Blue Jackets, and the Edmonton Oilers. Her passion for motivating audiences to reach their fullest potential has received praise from international corporations and sports organizations alike, including Visa, Johnson & Johnson, the NHL, and the NBA.

Amirault-Ryan has worked at five Olympic Games with the gold medal winning teams of the Women’s Hockey Team, Cross Country Ski Team, and Speedskating Team. The Canadian Olympic Committee appointed her as the lead of sport psychology for the entire Olympic team at the 2010 Vancouver, 2012 London, and 2014 Sochi Olympics.

For her ground-breaking work, Amirault-Ryan has received awards such as the Globe and Mail’s Top Power 50 List, WXN Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women, and Avenue magazine’s Top 40 Under 40. Companies worldwide, including Fortune 500 companies Walmart, VISA, Johnson & Johnson, General Mills, and Royal Dutch Shell, have hired her to motivate them to achieve sustained high performance.


Excellence: The Winners' Traits

As one of the leading mental performance consultants in the field, Dr. Kimberley Amirault-Ryan has coached and trained some of the world’s top athletes and teams. Throughout her career, she has witnessed what habits and behaviours are required for success and will share her expertise on how you can create an environment that is more conducive to achieving success, winning, and excellence.

Whether you’re on the rink or in the boardroom, Amirault-Ryan will share universal traits that are possessed by those that experience the most success in their field and how you can replicate it within your own careers, teams and organizations. Interspersed with real life examples from her Olympic, NHL and NBA championship experiences, Amirault-Ryan will ensure you leave this session armed with the recipe for success.

Attendees will leave this presentation feeling inspired, motivated and equipped with the following skills:

  • How to set and attain limitless goals.
  • How to develop and maintain winning habits through challenging times.
  • How to perform through adversity and refocus after setbacks.
  • How to learn how to be comfortable in the uncomfortable zone.
  • How to build a long-term winning culture within your organization by design through practice and resilience.

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.

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.