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DJ Smith

DJ Smith is the head coach of the Ottawa Senators. DJ had spent the last four seasons as an assistant coach with the Toronto Maple...

Meg Soper, Communication Speaker, Entertainment and Comedy Speaker, Profile Image

Meg Soper

Meg Soper is a keynote motivational humourist speaker who combines the skills of a premiere stand-up comic with the hands on experience...

Brian Spanton

A former player with Canada’s national senior men’s team, Brian Spanton is a Rugby Analyst. Spanton has been a part of TSN’s rugby...

Milt Stegall, Adventure and Sports Speaker, CFL, TSN, Profile Image

Milt Stegall

In 2008, the CFL on TSN made an off-season addition of former Winnipeg Blue Bombers receiver Milt Stegall as guest analyst. Stegall is...

Gord Stellick, Adventure and Sports Speaker, Profile Image

Gord Stellick

Gord Stellick is a Canadian sports broadcaster and former NHL executive. Currently the radio host of Hockey Night in Canada, Stellick...

John Stevens

He is the current head coach for the Los Angeles Kings, and the former head coach of the Philadelphia Flyers. Stevens played as a...

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Susan Stewart

Susan Stewart is a comedian, author, and speaker who shares the art and practice of seeing the lighter side of life. Susan is the...

PJ Stock, Adventure and Sports Speaker, HNIC Announcer, Profile Image

PJ Stock

After playing for the New York Rangers, Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins, PJ Stock retired from the NHL and turned his hand to...

Scott Stratten, Technology Speaker, Social Media Influencer, Profile Image

Scott Stratten

Scott Stratten is an expert in Viral, Social, and Authentic Marketing which he calls Un-Marketing: positioning yourself as a trusted...

Glen Suitor, Adventure and Sports Speaker, CFL, Profile Image

Glen Suitor

Glen Suitor played 11 seasons with the Saskatchewan Roughriders as a safety before announcing his retirement from the CFL in 1994....

Mike Sullivan

With 15 years of NHL coaching experience, Mike Sullivan led the Penguins to back-to-back Stanley Cup championships in 2016 and '17 to...

Dr. David Suzuki, Envrionmentalist Speaker, Business Speaker, Profile Image

Dr. David Suzuki

David has received consistently high acclaim for his thirty years of award-winning work in broadcasting, explaining the complexities of...

Kathleen Taylor, Business Management and Organization Speaker, Global Executive, Profile Image

Kathleen Taylor

As a global executive, Kathleen Taylor attributes her business success to an unyielding customer focus, strong core values, constant...

Randy Taylor, Communication Speaker, Human Potential, Profile Image

Randy Taylor

Randy Taylor exemplifies what is possible. His story is remarkable. His ability to make others believe in their own potential is his...

Mike Tennant, Change Speaker, Persuasion, Advertising, Profile Image

Mike Tennant

A veteran of print and radio writing, Mike Tennant is known to thousands of CBC Radio listeners for his work as Ad Columnist on Definitel...

Mark Terry, Environmental Speaker, Producer, Profile Image

Mark Terry

Documentary filmmaker Mark Terry has been producing award-winning films in Canada for more than 20 years. With his film, The Antarctica...

Mark Thompson, Business Management and Organization Speaker, Senior Marketing Executive, Profile Image

Mark Thompson

Based on the business classic "Built to Last" that sold over one million copies, Thompson reveals the tools of the world's most...

David Ticoll, Business and Economy Speaker, Profile Image

David Ticoll

David Ticoll has been Executive Director of the Canadian Coalition for Tomorrow's Information & Communication Techonology Skills since...

Joe Tilley, Sports Speaker, Sports Anchor, CTV Toronto, Profile Image

Joe Tilley

"A personal story of inspiration and recovery" - Joe Tilley is the Sports Anchor for CTV News Toronto. A happily married father of...

Dave Tippett

The Edmonton Oilers announced the hiring of Dave Tippett as the 16th head coach in Oilers in 2019. The native of Moosomin,...

Jeff Tobe, Change Speaker, Communication Speaker, Profile Image

Jeff Tobe

Certified Speaking Professional, Jeff Tobe's credentials are impressive. Insider Magazine dubbed him "The Guru of Creativity" and...

Brian Tobin, Business and Economics Speaker, Former Politican, Profile Image

Brian Tobin

One of the best orators in the country, The Hon. Brian Tobin inspires audiences with a vision for Canada, while at the same time giving...

Rick Tocchet

Tocchet joined the Coyotes as head coach in 2017 following three seasons and back-to-back Stanley Cup championships as an assistant...

John Tortorella

Tortorella—or "Torts" as he is sometimes called by the press—is known for his outspoken nature. An American ice hockey coach and former...

Barry Trotz

Barry Trotz was named Head Coach of the New York Islanders on June 21, 2018 after leaving the Washington Capitals 11 days after winning...

Robina Uddin, Family and Parenting Speaker, Spokesperson, Profile Image

Robina Uddin

A nanny and governess for over 30 years, Robina Uddin is in demand for her no-nonsense approach to raising children. Originally from...

Bob Urichuck Sales, Management, Inspirational Speaker, Profile Image

Bob Urichuk

Bob Urichuck is a catalyst for constant improvement and a cultivator of human potential. His purpose is to inspire, educate and empower...

Chantal Vallée, sports speaker, head coach Windsor Lancers Women's Basketball, Profile Image

Chantal Vallee

Chantal Vallée is the Head Coach of the University of two-time Canadian University Champion Windsor Lancers Women's Basketball. She...

Alain Vigneault

Alain Vigneault

Known for his sense of humour, Alain Vigneault is a former Canadian professional ice hockey player and head coach with the New York...

Scott Moir, Tessa Virtue, Adventure and Sports Speakers, Olympians Figure Skating, Profile Image

Tessa Virtue

Ranked third in the World, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir represented one of Canada's best medal hopefuls entering the 2010 Winter...

Lisa "Longball" Vlooswyk, Golfing Professional, Motivational Sports Speaker

Lisa “Longball” Vlooswyk

Lisa is an 8-Time Canadian Long Drive National Champion, that is CURRENTLY competing at a World Class level on the Golf Channel's World...

Kara Wagland

Kara Wagland is an anchor and reporter for Sportscentre, Canada’s most-watched sports news and information show. In 2014, Wagland...

Dr. Michael Walker, Business and Economy Speaker, Economist, Journalist, Profile Image

Dr. Michael Walker

Dr. Michael Walker is a Senior Fellow at The Fraser Institute and President of the Fraser Institute Foundation. From its inception...

Herschel Walker, Adventure and Sports Speaker, Mental Health Awareness Advocate, Profile Image

Herschel Walker

In his hometown of Wrightsville, Georgia, Walker played football and basketball and competed in track and field. He scored a...

Brent Wallace, TSN, Sports Speaker, Profile Image

Brent Wallace

During his tenure at TSN, Wallace has covered some of the biggest sporting events in North America, including the Stanley Cup Final,...

Mike Walsh

Mike Walsh advises some of the world's leading brands and corporations on what's coming next in their industry. Author of the best...

Geoff Ward

From the classroom to Calgary Flames Head Coach, here's what you need to know about the Flames' interim bench boss. A native of...

Aaron Ward, Canadian Sportscaster, NHL, Profile Image

Aaron Ward

Born in Windsor, Ontario, Ward moved with his family to the Ottawa area at an early age. He became a regular NHL player in the 1996/97...

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Jana Webb

This is Jana Webb; a lifelong athlete, industry disruptor, and overall loveable woman who has made it her mission to share her...

Nicholas Webb, Business and Economy Speaker, Thought Leader, Profile Image

Nicholas Webb

Nicholas Webb is a highly regarded international business thought leader. As a Senior Partner at Lassen Scientific, Inc., Nicholas...

Ben Webster, Adventure Speaker, Expedition Leader, Profile Image

Ben Webster

Ben Webster is one of the world's most accomplished expedition leaders. In a career spanning over 25 years of high adventure, he has...

Bob Weeks, TSN Golf Reporter, Sports Speaker, Profile Image

Bob Weeks

Now in his 25th year of covering golf in Canada and around the world, Bob Weeks joined TSN as a Golf Insider in 1998, reporting from...

Doug Weight

Doug Weight is an American professional ice hockey coach, executive and former player. He was most recently the head coach and...

Suzy Welch, Leadership Speaker, Business Journalist, Profile Image

Suzy Welch

Suzy Welch is an author, commentator, and business journalist. The weekly column, The Welch Way, she writes with her husband, Jack...

Margaret Wente, Current Events and Political Speaker, Globe & Mail, Profile Image

Margaret Wente

Margaret Wente brings a candid and revealing perspective to some of the country's least-reported, but most important issues. Now, hear...

Rick Westhead

As the network’s Senior Correspondent, award-winning investigative journalist Rick Westhead breaks news and creates original content...

Simon Whitfield, Adventure and Sports Speaker, Olympic Triathlete, Profile Image

Simon Whitfield

Simon Whitfield has relentlessly pursued excellence in sport - and in life - for as long as he or anyone around him can remember. As a...