Jennifer Botterill

Jennifer Botterill

Toronto, Ontario
Three-Time Olympic Gold Medalist
Jennifer Botterill is one of Canada’s most successful athletes, former Olympic glory achiever, analyst, business & performance coach & motivational speaker. Jennifer Botterill's entertaining, energetic, captivating, dynamic ability has a powerful, immediate impact on the audience to see the value of perspective and feel motivated to reach their full potential.
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Jennifer Botterill is a keynote speaker, and peak performance coach. She is the CEO and president of two companies – Excel in Life Inc and Journey to Excel Inc. Jennifer Botterill is now part of the Hockey Night in Canada broadcasting team. This show airs Saturday nights throughout the NHL season. Along with her contributions to Hockey Central as an analyst, Jennifer Botterill will now be on Sportsnet and/or CBC multiple times a week.

Jennifer Botterill is one of Canada’s most successful athletes and has attained Olympic glory on numerous occasions. Jennifer was a member of the Canadian Women’s Hockey Team for fourteen years and attended 4 Olympic Games. She is a three-time Olympic Gold Medalist (2002, 2006, 2010) and an Olympic silver medalist (1998). She is a five-time World Champion and was twice named the most valuable player at the World Championship tournaments. Jennifer was the youngest member of the Canadian Olympic Woman’s Hockey team in 1998 at the age of 18. She developed to play a major role in the development of woman’s hockey and the Olympic team.

Jennifer is a graduate of Harvard University and completed her degree with honours. She played hockey for Harvard and was the Team Captain. Jennifer is the only two-time winner of the Patty Kazmaier Award – given to the top player in women’s college hockey. During her career as a broadcaster, she has worked with TSN, MSG Networks, and CBC in various roles covering Hockey Canada, the Winter Olympics and the NHL. In 2020, Jennifer was an in-studio analyst for NBC’s historic first all-women’s broadcast team. Jennifer Botterill has worked on projects for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). She has been a leader in development and mentorship. Jennifer is an ambassador for Right to Play and has worked with many charities including Kidsport, Children’s Wish Foundation, Sick Kids, Can Fund, Hockey Canada Foundation, and the Canadian Cancer Society.

She is a captivating and dynamic speaker and takes the time to get to know each client to provide the most powerful impact. Jennifer is authentic and sincere with her delivery style. She is entertaining while providing meaningful content. Her audience takes away tools that they can apply to their lives immediately. Jennifer is encouraging, insightful and thought-provoking. She helps her clients to see the value of perspective and wants each person she interacts with to feel motivated to reach their full potential. Jennifer Boterill’s energetic and positive personality shines through with all of her events!




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Jennifer Botterill Topic Presentations

pursuing excellence

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  • 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

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  • 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 and mental health

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  • 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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  • Jennifer has hosted an array of events across Canada including Gold Medal Plates, the launch of the RBC Olympians program and Nike/Hockey Canada Jersey Launch.

sustainable high performance

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  • 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.


Our teachers and principals thoroughly enjoyed Jennifer’s inspiring message. She is very down-to-earth and humble and emphasizes the power of dreaming big, setting goals and persevering. Her key points resonated with the audience, including how to deal with pressure and finding time for yourself. Jennifer was extremely gracious and giving of her time and attention to everyone who wanted to speak with her. We would highly recommend this speaker to any audience.

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board

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.

A 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.

Royal Bank of Canada

Jennifer Botterill is an incredibly accomplished and dynamic speaker. No matter the audience, she is able to connect with listeners on a profoundly personal level by sharing personal stories, humourous moments and inspirational lessons she’s learned throughout her own journey. She has spoken before tens of thousands of young people from the We Day stage encouraging them to unleash their talents and help change the world, and at Gala dinners before Free The Children’s biggest stakeholders and corporate partners. It has been thrilling to have Jennifer Botterill, a remarkable individual both on and off the ice, participate in We Day activities and I give her my highest recommendation.

Mark Kielburger


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