Sami Jo Small

Sami-Jo Small, Sports, Hockey, Olympics Motivational Speaker

Sami Jo Small grew up on the outdoor hockey rinks of Winnipeg, MB. Her passion for the game was honed in the boys’ minor hockey system. As the only girl she was forced each and every day to prove that she belonged through hard work and determination. She dreamt, like her teammates, of someday playing in the NHL, but also dreamt of someday stepping on to the podium at the Olympic Games.

Nick Nurse

Nick Nurse, NBA Coach, Motivational Speaker, Professional Speaker

Nick Nurse is the Head Coach of the Toronto Raptors, the 2019 NBA champions. He led the Raptors to 58 regular season wins, a .707 winning percentage and the Atlantic Division and Eastern Conference titles. His team set franchise records for points per game (114.4), assists per game (25.4), rebounds per game (45.2), and three-point field goals made (1,105).

Cathal Kelly

Cathal Kelly is a sports columnist for The Globe and Mail. Cathal won the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour in 2019 for his childhood memoir Boy Wonders. Cathal was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario to immigrant parents from Ireland.

Ben Mulroney

Ben has been working in television and radio for over 18 years: from the chatroom, to Canadian Idol and etalk, he has become a familiar face across the country. Over the years, Ben has interviewed the biggest and brightest stars of film, fashion music, and television from around the world.

Colby Armstrong

After a 12 year NHL career playing for the Thrashers, Penguins, Maple Leafs and Canadiens, Colby turned his on-ice success into a career in broadcasting. Colby’s lends his vast knowledge of the game and infectious personality as an analyst in Canada for Sportsnet’s NHL coverage and in Pittsburgh for AT&T Sportsnet

Hazel Mae

A veteran of the Canadian broadcast industry, Hazel started out at Rogers Sportsnet before moving on to stints in the U.S. at NESN and MLB Network. In 2011, it was announced she would return to Sportsnet.

Jeff Marek

A veteran of the Canadian broadcast industry, Jeff started out on conventional radio hosting Live Audio Wrestling. He has grown through several radio and broadcast roles with The Fan 590, AM 640 and Hockey Night in Canada.

Harnarayan Singh

Born and raised in small town Alberta, Harnarayan Singh has risen through the broadcast ranks to become the host and play by play announcer on Hockey Night in Canada’s Punjabi broadcast, challenging the status quo along the way.

Dr. Murray Howe

Dr. Murray Howe is Gordie Howe’s youngest son. He is head of Sports Medicine Imaging for Toledo Radiological Associates and Promedica Health System’s Sports Care program. An associate clinical professor at the University of Toledo Medical Center, he also serves on the University of Michigan Medical School Admissions Committee.

Andre De Grasse

Andre De Grasse, Olympic Sprinter, Motivational Speaker

Andre was born in Scarborough, Ontario on November 10th, 1994 and raised in Markham by his mother Beverley, who was a high school sprinter growing up in Trinidad & Tobago before moving to Canada in her twenties.