Adventure and Sports Speakers

The inspiring stories of professional athletes, Olympians, and adventurers are sure to bring energy and focus to your group. From coaching and refereeing to mountain climbing, NHL to the Summer Games, these speakers' stories are riveting, amusing, moving, and most of all, relevant to our day-to-day lives.

Click any of the speakers below for a full biography and program overview.

Jeff Adams

Jeff Adams is no stranger to overcoming challenges. He survived childhood cancer, but the radiation treatment that ultimately saved...

Russ Anber

Widely acclaimed as the guru of Canadian boxing, Russ Anber has built his career as Canada's most successful boxing analyst upon a...

Jack Armstrong

Armstrong's vast knowledge and passion is well known - and respected - throughout the basketball world, where he has spent his entire...

Rod Black

In his distinguished 26 years of covering the wide world of sport, Rod Black has virtually done it all. From the Blue Jays to the...

Eric Boles

Eric Boles is the president of a training and development company dedicated to maximizing the human asset. Through assessment,...

Roberta Bondar

Dr. Roberta Bondar is a much sought-after speaker who makes exciting connections between how our brains adapt in space and how we can...

Kurt Browning

Canadian figure skating champion Kurt Browning won the World Figure Skating Championships and the Canadian Figure Skating Championships...

Shaunna Burke

Shaunna's passion for the mountains has led her to become the second Canadian woman in history to summit Mount Everest. This success on...

Cassie Campbell

At age five, Cassie Campbell laced up her first pair of skates. Twenty-eight years later, she is a heroine of Canadian sport, as...

Patrick Chan

2018 Olympic gold medalist, Patrick Chan is a Canadian skating legend. Born in Ottawa, Patrick Chan has been figure skating since...

Wendel Clark

Wendel Clark, former team captain and one of the most beloved players in Toronto Maple Leafs history, retired from the National Hockey...

Jock Climie

A 12-year CFL veteran, Climie offers analysis and commentary from a former player's perspective, breaking down the plays and key...

Jason DeVos

After a professional soccer career that spanned 18 years, Jason deVos knows all about commitment, leadership and battling...

Ron Ellis

Celebrated hockey legend Ron Ellis combined skill and sporting play throughout his 15 year NHL career. Playing his entire professional...

Ray Ferraro

Ray is the all time record holder in the Western Hockey league with 108 goals in a single season. He represented Canada internationally...

Theo Fleury

Theoren Fleury is a former NHL All-Star, Stanley Cup winner and Olympic Gold Medalist. Recently, Theo fascinated readers with his #1...

Duane Forde

A two-time Grey Cup champion, Duane Forde joined the CFL on TSN team in 2008 as game analyst alongside play-by-play announcer Rod...

Craig Forrest

Craig Forrest is one of the most successful Canadian soccer players of all time. Born in Coquitlam, B.C., he left home at the tender...

Ron Foxcroft

Resides in Burlington with wife Marie. Has 3 sons Steve, Dave and Ronnie. Over the last 10 months, Ron has been featured in the New...

John Haime

What can you learn about leadership and performance from a champion golfer? John Haime's successful professional golf career...

Paul Henderson

Paul Henderson became a Canadian sports legend in September, 1972. His goal, with 34 seconds remaining in the final game, lifted Canada...

Dave Hodge

Dave Hodge has been a sports journalist for over four decades. Hodge joined TSN in 1992 as host of TSN Inside Sports and its spinoff,...

Kelly Hrudey

In July of 1998, goaltender Kelly Hrudey retired from the NHL and traded in his skates for a microphone joining the cast of CBC's...

Cameron Hughes

In 1994, Cameron Hughes got up out of his seat at an Ottawa Senators game and spontaneously pumped up the fans into an inspired frenzy....

Dennis Hull

Dennis Hull, is a fourteen year veteran of the National Hockey League, spending 13 seasons with the Chicago Black Hawks and one season...

Mike Johnson

A veteran of more than 650 NHL games, Mike Johnson joined the newly created TSN Jets channel as a hockey analyst for Winnipeg Jets...

Lorie Kane

Lorie Kane is among Canada's premier female golfers. Born in 1964 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island in an athletic family. Lorie...

Bob Knight

Bob Knight is among the youngest head coaches to have won 200, 300, 400, 500, 600, 700 and 800 career games. He is the only coach to...

Scott Kress

Scott Kress is a masterful storyteller, a leadership trainer, an Executive MBA Professor, an author and a life-long mountaineer. He is...

Nick Kypreos

Nick Kypreos is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey left-winger. He played eight seasons in the National Hockey League for the...

Silken Laumann

Silken Laumann's life centers around the fulfillment of human potential. Whether in the world of sport, where she achieved the honor of...

Karina LeBlanc

Karina LeBlanc moved from a small island in the Caribbean to Maple Ridge British Columbia at age 8. So at an early age, she was thrust...

Trevor Linden

Known as one of the most refined players in professional hockey, former NHL All-Star and Olympian Trevor Linden has built his stellar...

John Lu

John Lu was first exposed to the Canadiens-Leafs rivalry on a small black and white TV in his family's suburban Winnipeg home in the...

Jeff Macinnis

Jeff MacInnis' epic 100-day expedition through the ice-choked Northwest Passage survived one of the harshest environments on the face...

Jamie McLennan

Retired NHL goaltender Jamie McLennan joined the NHL on TSN broadcast team as an analyst In 2011, regularly contributing to NHL ON TSN,...

Gord Miller

Gord Miller's current duties include play-by-play announcer for TSN's extensive NHL and international hockey coverage. Miller first...

Scott Moir

Ice dance has had its share of iconic moments. Perhaps none more so than the Gold medal of Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir’s performance...

Heather Moyse

Heather Moyse left a wake of push-start records on tracks all over the world on her way to winning Canada's first ever Women's...

Cary Mullen

Cary Mullen, Olympian and World Cup Champion currently holds the World Downhill Speed Record for skiing 97 MPH (151 KMH) down the...

Brian Munz

Brian Munz joins Sports Radio 1290 as a play-by-play commentator for Winnipeg Jets broadcasts. He spent the last five seasons as the...

Brian Orser

In addition to winning silver medals at the 1984 and 1988 Winter Olympics, Brain Orser is an eight time Canadian Figure Skating...

Jesse Palmer

Palmer writes a weekly NFL column on TSN.ca and was on site to provide coverage of the 2008 & 2009 Super Bowl alongside fellow TSN...

Dan Pollard

Dan Pollard is host of NHL Network's "On the Fly" which allows fans to see live action from every game, every night. A 20-year...

Jim Ralph

Jim Ralph is best known for his dry, self-deprecating sense of humour, and his comical impersonations of famous Canadian sportscasters,...

Vic Rauter

Known as the 'voice of curling' in Canada, Vic Rauter has anchored TSN's curling coverage for 20 years. Off the ice, Rauter has been...

Gino Reda

Reda joined TSN in the summer of 1988 as a reporter, recapping the overnight coverage of the Olympic Summer Games in Seoul, Korea. A...

Nigel Reed

Nigel Reed has more spent more than 25 years in the broadcast industry. Working with some of the biggest names in the business he...

Maelle Ricker

Just shy of a medal at both of her previous Olympic Games and after suffering frustrating crashes, Maelle Ricker thrilled Canadians as...

Mike Robbins

As an expert in teamwork, emotional intelligence, and the powers of appreciation and authenticity, Mike Robbins delivers keynote...

Jamie Sale

It was the story that rocked the 2002 Winter Olympics and directed the world's gaze to figure skating. Canadian champions Jamie Salé...

Ben Saunders

Ben Saunders is a record-breaking long-distance skier with four North Pole expeditions under his belt. He is the youngest person to ski...

Chris Schultz

A household name to Canadian Football League fans, Chris Schultz has been involved in broadcasting for 15 years and has been a mainstay...

Dan Shulman

ESPN's Dan Shulman, one of North America's most prolific and passionate sports broadcasters, works exclusively in Canada for TSN as a...

Rod Smith

Before his role on SportsCentre, Smith anchored TSN's studio coverage of CFL football and baseball. A former offensive guard for the...

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

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

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...

Mark Terry

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

Joe Tilley

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

Chantal Vallee

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

Tessa Virtue

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

Herschel Walker

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

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...

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

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...

Greg Wells

In 2010, Dr. Greg Wells was the host of the Gemini-Award winning "Superbodies" segments for Canada's national Olympic broadcast and the...

Brian Williams

Named to the Order of Canada in December 2011 for both his distinguished broadcasting career of more than 40 years and extensive...