Terry Kelly’s name is synonymous with accomplished athlete, multi-award winning singer, songwriter, entertainer and professional speaker. Terry’s abilities and determination have allowed him to be a recognizable and admired face with audiences throughout Canada and the world.
Terry’s public life took flame when he became a double silver medallist in the 1979 Canadian Track Championships. A Newfoundland native, Terry’s love for music began as a young child. He has recorded six full length recordings and has performed his original music all over the world. He has also performed with both Symphony Nova Scotia and the Edmonton Symphony. He has been nominated for four Canadian Country Music Awards and a Juno. He is the winner of seven East Coast Music Awards.
In addition to these remarkable accomplishments, Terry Kelly delivers motivational presentations, We Can Do Anything and The Power of the Dream to audiences ranging from students and teachers to government and business executives. This powerful presentation explores the importance of communication; confronting our fears, dreams, goals, challenges, choices and responsibilities; understanding and celebrating our differences; balancing our business and personal lives; team building and collegiality; and the value of enthusiasm.
His ability to share his ups and downs while attacking all that life has to offer is one of the most moving experiences shared with audiences today. Using personal anecdotes peppered with humour, songs and audience participation, Terry encourages individuals to develop their own values and strategies for living and working a healthy and happy lifestyle.
From classrooms to corporate boardrooms, from the recording studio to international conferences, from national radio shows to the pilot seat of an aircraft, from the controls of a Seadoo to the running of a sub-five-minute mile, Terry Kelly has been there. He uses his life experiences to motivate people to live their own lives to the fullest and by his example, overcome personal challenges of all types.