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

Stress Management

  • Health
  • Fitness & Wellness
  • Change Management
  • Embracing Fear

Winning Teams: Excelling Under Pressure

Excelling Under Pressure

  • Teamwork
  • Conflict Management
  • Reaching for the Top
  • The Psychology of Winning