Neville Wright

Neville Wright

Edmonton, Alberta
Performance | Pain Management | Overcoming Adversity | Diversity | Inclusion and Teamwork Expert
Neville Wright is a 3x Olympian, multitalented performance Therapist, Coach, Mentor, and most notably a keynote speaker with an athletic career of 16 years. Neville Wright first tried his hand at bobsleigh in the summer of 2009 & less than a year later was a member of the four-man sledge piloted by Pierre Lueders at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
  • Change Management
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Employee Management
  • Health & Wellness
  • Leadership
  • Mental Health
  • Peak Performance
  • Personal Growth
  • Business Management
  • Academia
  • Annual General Meetings
  • Associations & Unions
  • Athletes & Sports
  • Award Galas & After Dinner
  • Awareness Days
  • Board Meetings & Strategic Advisory
  • Campus & University Speakers


Neville Wright is a true inspiration to many. With a passion for unlocking the full potential of the body and mind, Neville has dedicated himself to developing both physically and mentally over the course of his 15-year athletic career. He is a man of many talents and holds a BPE in Sports Performance & Nutrition, an NCCP Multi-sport & Level 2 Sprint Coach Certification, an RMT designation, and personal development certificates in Transformational Leadership and Coaching for High Performance. Today, Neville focuses his efforts as a High-Performance Speed & Strength Coach, Performance Sports Therapist, Recovery Expert, and Mentor.

Neville represented Canada on the National Team in both Track & Field and Bobsleigh for 15 years. During his athletic career, he achieved several notable milestones, including being a 2x CIS All Canadian Double Gold Medalist in Track & Field, a World University Games 100m Bronze Medalist, anchoring Canada’s 4x100m Relay Team at the IAAF World Championships, 7x National Gold Medalist in Bobsleigh, 5x IBSF World Championships competitor, and 3 Olympic Games in Bobsleigh. With his competitive expertise and knowledge, Neville has developed International Athletes, and Olympians, and has represented Canada Soccer at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar as a Recovery Therapist and Sprint consultant.

Despite his impressive accomplishments, Neville’s success did not come easy. He knows the importance of hard work and dedication, having risen from humble beginnings. He discovered that his success derived primarily from his ability to overcome and rise against any challenges that came his way. He shares personal experiences of his background, being a person of colour in sports and growing up, and his strategies of the mindset it takes to adapt to any situation no matter who you are and where you come from.  This is why Neville is such a motivational figure, as he has an authentic and inspirational way of sharing his stories and experiences with others.

Throughout his presentations, Neville has been able to inspire others by sharing his journey of overcoming adversity, resilience, and becoming an Olympian. He has a unique ability to connect with his audience and convey the importance of embracing challenges and changing your mindset for personal growth and development. Whether you’re an athlete, a coach, or just someone looking to improve yourself, Neville’s lessons and insights will surely leave a lasting impact. Neville Wright is a true leader in the world of sports and personal development. With his passion, dedication, and expertise, he has become a role model and inspiration to many. If you’re looking for guidance and inspiration on how to unlock your full potential, look no further than Neville Wright.






Neville Wright - 3 Time Canadian Olympian


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DROPPING IN with Neville Wright, OLY; Battling Shoulder the Season Blues

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Neville Wright Topic Presentations

high performance mindset & transformation

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  • A high performance mindset is the foundation for achieving success in today’s dynamic world. Neville’s action-based formula emphasizes the need to be agile and adaptable, and to constantly set new goals while focusing on the process of achieving them. To achieve high performance, one must take consistent and deliberate action towards their goals. This requires a growth mindset, where failure is seen as an opportunity to learn and improve. The transformation towards a high performance mindset involves developing habits and routines that support progress, such as regular goal setting, reflection, and self-care. With a high performance mindset, individuals are able to achieve their full potential and overcome any obstacles that come their way.

6 month olympian - either you win or learn

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  • Neville’s inspiring story is a testament to the power of determination, resilience, and a growth mindset. Despite facing a major setback in his athletic career, he used this experience as a stepping stone towards success. In just six months, Neville Wright went from knowing nothing about the sport of bobsleigh to becoming an Olympian. This incredible achievement was possible because he adopted a “win or learn” mentality, where failure was seen as an opportunity to grow and improve. Neville Wright shares his journey towards becoming an Olympian and offers actionable takeaways that can be applied to any area of life. His story demonstrates that with a clear goal, a growth mindset, and consistent effort, anything is possible.

perseverance - my struggle made me stronger

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  • Perseverance is a story of resilience, mental determination, and overcoming obstacles. The protagonist, Neville Wright, shares his personal struggles from childhood to adulthood, including losing his father at a young age, facing speech impediment, financial hardships, racism, bullying, and exclusion. Instead of giving up, Neville Wright made a promise to himself that he would keep fighting, using every setback as a learning opportunity to grow stronger. With each challenge, Neville Wright became more resilient and developed an unwavering determination to change his trajectory and define his own path. His story inspires audiences to persevere through adversity and embrace the power of resilience.

health & wellness

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  • Neville’s Health and Wellness approach is based on his own experiences as an athlete, coach, and therapist. During his athletic career, he had to navigate and learn the optimal work-life balance, focusing on recovery and healthy habits for peak high performance and mental wellness. This knowledge led to his increased longevity over a 20-year athletic career and the ability to overcome and recover from high-stress situations and environments.

    Using his experience and education, Neville Wright provides transferable skills, strategies, and tools that focus on both physical and mental health and wellness.  Neville Wright emphasizes the importance of taking accountability for one’s recovery and well-being in order to become a peak performer. Neville’s approach inspires others to prioritize their health and wellness, promoting a balanced lifestyle that leads to increased performance and overall well-being.

Neville Wright travels from Edmonton, Alberta & delivers customized and tailored keynote speeches, presentations, workshops and training sessions. on the topics enlisted below. These services are designed for a variety of audiences, industries, and event types and event formats.


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How failure builds resilience: Insights from Olympian Neville Wright

Active for Life

For three-time Olympic bobsledder Neville Wright, the most important lesson of his athletic career is this: experiencing failure is what builds resilience.

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Canadian Olympic Committee

Neville Wright first tried his hand at bobsleigh in the summer of 2009 and less than a year later was a member of the four-man sled piloted by Pierre Lueders at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Wright’s athletic career began in track and field. A sprinter, he competed at the 2007 IAAF...

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Neville Wright keynote speaker is an expert presenter and has a wide range of experience speaking to a wide variety of audiences and organizations. Neville Wright delivers keynotes, workshops & training sessions. They may also host or emcee events. Hire Neville Wright from Edmonton, Alberta for your event to inspire the audience to take action and make change in their work and their lives. Your workplace will benefit from our keynote speaker and their keynote talks and speeches will shift the mindsets or behaviours for the audience members in Canada. 

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