Celebrity Speakers

Today, more than ever, Celebrity is power. Meeting planners need keynote speakers who not only captivate their audiences, but also deliver the insight that keeps people talking about an event weeks and months afterwards. Browse our Celebrity Speakers to find the perfect one for your event.

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

Jeff Adams, Sports Speaker, Olympian, Paralympian, Profile Image

Jeff Adams

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

Bianca Andreescu, Tennis Champion, Moticational Sports Speaker

Bianca Andreescu

Bianca Andreescu was born June 16, 2000 and is a Canadian professional tennis player. She has a career-high ranking of No. 4 in the...

Jack Armstrong, Sports Speaker, NBA, TSN, Profile Image

Jack Armstrong

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

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...

Mike Babcock

Mike Babcock is the Head Coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs and former head coach of the Detroit Red Wings. Considered one of the most...

Jared Bednar

If you are not familiar with Jared Bednar and his coaching career before Colorado, he had a history of working his way up. He worked...

Howard Behar, Business Management Speaker, retired president of Starbucks Coffee, Profile Image

Howard Behar

Howard Behar's career in business spans over 50 years, all in consumer oriented businesses covering several industries. He retired from...

Kate Beirness, Sports Speaker, TSN Sportscaster, Profile Image

Kate Beirness

Kate joined TSN from the network's sister station, 'A' Barrie, where she was the sports anchor and videographer. Prior to joining the...

Jeanne Beker, Facilitator, Chairperson or MC, Profile Image

Jeanne Beker

Born in Toronto, Jeanne Beker began her career in show business at the age of 16 and since then has never looked back. A mother of two...

Craig Berube

Craig Berube is one of just 321 men who has played in over 1,000 games in the NHL, which he did in stints with the Philadelphia Flyers,...

Dennis Beyak, Adventure and Sports Speaker, TSN, Hockey, Profile Image

Dennis Beyak

Born and raised in the small farming community of Winnipegosis, Dennis Beyak began his broadcasting career on CFAR 590 Radio doing...

Alexandre Bilodeau, Canadian freestyle skier, Olympic Gold Medalist Speaker, Profile Image

Alexandre Bilodeau

On February 14, Alexandre Bilodeau wrote a page in history by becoming the first Olympic gold medalist on Canadian soil. A model of...

Rod Black, Sportscaster, CTV, TSN, Profile Image

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...

Jeff Blashill

As the only coach in the Grand Rapids Griffins’ history to qualify for the Calder Cup playoffs in three consecutive seasons, Jeff...

Keith Boag, Current Events and Political Speaker, CBC Television, Profile Image

Keith Boag

Keith Boag is a Canadian senior journalist with CBC Television. He works with The National as the chief political correspondent, CBC...

Eric Boles, Adventure and Sports Speaker, Leadership, Profile Image

Eric Boles

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

Tessa Bonhomme

Olympic gold medalist Tessa Bonhomme is a reporter and anchor for Sportscentre, Canada’s most-watched sports news and information show....

Guy Boucher

Boucher was the head coach of the Ottawa Senators from 2016-2019. He was also the head coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning from 2010–2013...

Bruce Boudreau

In the past 44 years, Bruce Bourdreau has played for 17 teams and coached 10. He is also a member of the Hockey Hall of...

Bob Boughner

Nicknamed "The Boogieman", Bob Boughner is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach and former player. As head coach of the Windsor...

Scotty Bowman, Adventure and Sports Speaker, NHL, Profile Image

Scotty Bowman

A larger-than-life figure, Scotty Bowman is the "winningest" coach in NHL history. Bowman has made 28 total playoff appearances and won...

Kelcey Brade

Kelcey Brade is an anchor and reporter for Sportscentre, Canada’s most-watched sports news and information show. Brade joins TSN from...

Rod Brind'amour, head coach NHL Carolina Hurricanes

Rod Brind’Amour

Rod is currently in his first year as Head Coach for the Carolina Hurricanes after serving as Assistant Coach for seven years....

Patrick Brown, Business and Economy Speaker, Asia Correspondent, Profile Image

Patrick Brown

Patrick Brown, a giant in Canadian journalism, was appointed as Global TV's Beijing-based Asia Correspondent in the fall of 2011. He...

Kurt Browning, Sports Speaker, World, Canadian Figure Skating, Olympic Spirit, Profile Image

Kurt Browning

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

Craig Button

As a former NHL executive and scout, TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button draws on his intimate knowledge of the game and its players...

Steven Caldwell

Former Scottish professional soccer player Steven Caldwell provides valuable insight to TSN Soccer broadcasts as an in-game and studio...

Cassie Campbell, Sports Speaker, Olympic Gold Medalist Women's Hockey Team, Profile Image

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...

Randy Carlyle

As the winningest coach in Ducks history, Randy Carlyle spent nine seasons as the head coach of the Ducks. He’s been recognized as a...

Dr. David Carr, medical speaker, COVID-19 speaking topic

Dr. David Carr

Dr David Carr is an Associate Professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is an Emergency...

Bruce Cassidy

Head Coach of the Boston Bruins and former head coach of the Washington Capitals, Bruce Cassidy is known as a ‘Team First’ guy. His...

Patrick Chan, Adventure and Sports Speakers, Figure Skating Gold Olympic Medalist, Profile Image

Patrick Chan

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

David Chilton

David Chilton

David Chilton, the author of Canada's all-time bestselling book, The Wealthy Barber has now released his second book The Wealthy Barber...

Wendel Clark, Adventure and Sports Speaker, NHL, Profile Image

Wendel Clark

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

Pinball Clemons, Motivational Speaker, CFL Legend, Profile Image

“Pinball” Clemons

Renowned as one of pro football's most electrifying players, Toronto Argonauts running back Michael "Pinball" Clemons was the CFL's...

Jeremy Colliton

Jeremy Colliton is in his second season as Head Coach of the Chicago Blackhawks. At 34, he also became the youngest head coach...

Jon Cooper

Jon Cooper has led the Lightning to the Stanley Cup Playoffs in each of his two full seasons behind the bench, including a trip to the...

Simon Cotter, Entertainment and Comedy Speaker, Corporate, Profile Image

Simon Cotter

After a climbing the corporate ladder in his real estate career, Simon B. Cotter turned to comedy, where he has found just as much...

Chris Cuthbert, Sports Speaker, Canadian sportscaster TSN, NBC, Profile Image

Chris Cuthbert

Cuthbert's sports broadcasting career spans more than two decades, calling play-by-play for numerous Grey Cup victories, Stanley Cup...

Peter DeBoer

George Peter DeBoer is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach and former player. He is currently the head coach of the San Jose...

Matt Devlin, Adventure and Sports Speaker, Toronto Raptors Play-by-play, Profile Image

Matt Devlin

In 2008, Matt Devlin joined the Toronto Raptors as the club's television play-by-play voice. Considered one of the top young...

Jason deVos, Sports Speaker, Professional Soccer Player, Profile Image

Jason DeVos

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

Laura Diakun

Laura Diakun is an anchor for Sportscentre and a host and reporter for TSN’s live coverage of championship events from around the...

Darren Dreger, Canadian Sports Speaker, TSN, Hockey Canada, Profile Image

Darren Dreger

Dreger is part of TSN's all-encompassing NHL and International hockey coverage, appearing in-studio on game broadcasts. Dreger works...

Matt Dunigan, Adventure and Sports Speaker, CFL, TSN, Profile Image

Matt Dunigan

Following a successful college career at Louisiana Tech, Matt Dunigan broke into the CFL in 1983 with the Edmonton Eskimos. Dunigan...

Darren Dutchyshen, Canadian Sports Speaker, TSN, CFL, Profile Image

Darren Dutchyshen

Dutchyshen began his TSN career in June of 1995, hosting weekend editions of SPORTSCENTRE and CFL Live. His engaging and unique...

James Duthie, Sports Speaker, TSN, NHL, Profile Image

James Duthie

One of the most talented and funniest stars in Canadian media today, James Duthie is the host of TSN's extensive NHL coverage,...

Dallas Eakins

Dallas Eakins is in the midst of his first season as head coach of the Ducks in 2019-20, his fifth season within the organization....