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Dr. Kimberley Amirault  

Lead of Sport Psychology for the Canadian Olympic Committee & Performance Consultant.

Dr. Kimberley Amirault-Ryan is internationally recognized for her groundbreaking contributions to the field of performance psychology. As an accomplished leader and motivational speaker, she brings innovation, energy and a genuine insight to all her endeavours that yield targeted results. Dr. Amirault-Ryan lives the philosophy of embracing challenges and pushing the boundaries to achieve more every day.

In professional sports, Dr. Amirault-Ryan has led a ground-breaking career as she has worked with the New York Rangers, the New York Knicks and the Columbus Blue Jackets. In 2010, she became the performance consultant for the Edmonton Oilers.

For Olympic sports, Dr. Amirault-Ryan helped the Canadian Women’s Hockey and Canadian Cross Country Ski Teams bring home gold from the Salt Lake City Olympics in 2002, and the Canadian Speed Skating Team bring home gold and silver medals from the Torino Olympics in 2006.

The Canadian Olympic Committee appointed Dr. Amirault-Ryan as the Lead Olympic Specialist for Sport Psychology for the 2010 Olympics. After Canada’s success at the 2010 Olympics, the Canadian Olympic Committee rewarded Dr. Amirault-Ryan with the same position for the 2012 London Summer Olympics. She is also the Director of Sport Psychology at the Canadian Sport Centre in Calgary.

In 2008, Dr. Amirault-Ryan was selected by The Women’s Executive Network as one of “Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100”. In 2009, she was selected as one of Calgary’s ‘Top 40 under 40’ by Avenue magazine, and as one of the most influential Canadian women in sport and physical activity by the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity. She regularly lends her insights on the psychological aspects of elite performance to media outlets around the globe.

Dr. Amirault-Ryan is a highly sought-after keynote speaker who powerfully conveys her philosophy of strategic performance excellence to a wide range of results-oriented professionals. Her passion for ‘motivating audiences to achieve their fullest potential in sports, business and life’ and ‘leading leaders to lead’ has received praise from international corporations and sports organizations, including VISA, ING, the NHL and NBA.

  1. Excellence:

·Winners Traits ·Motivation and Inspiration ·Peak Performance ·Overcoming Obstacles ·Leadership

  1. Personal Development:

·Stress Management ·Health ·Fitness & Wellness ·Change Management ·Embracing Fear

  1. Winning Teams:

·Excelling Under Pressure ·Teamwork ·Conflict Management ·Reaching for the Top ·The Psychology of Winning


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