Jennifer Botterill

Olympic Gold Medalist and Television Broadcaster
Toronto, Ontario

What Jennifer is Passionate About

Pursuing Excellence 

Lessons learned in sport and life.
Reaching your true potential, and achieving peak performance.

Why Not You? 

Belief, Goal Setting, Perspective.
The power of a positive attitude.

Leadership and Teamwork 

Getting the most of a team, and how to elevate performance
Bringing out the best in everyone.
Contagious energy.

Balance and Life Wellness 

Passion and joy for each day.
Physical, nutritional and emotional wellness
Community involvement and fulfillment.

Why You Need Jennifer

Jennifer is one of Canada’s most successful athletes, and has attained Olympic glory on numerous occasions.  She is a 3 time Olympic Gold Medalist, and an Olympic Silver Medalist with the Canadian Women’s Hockey Team. Jennifer played an integral role on the team that was highlighted by assisting on the gold medal winning goal at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games.

An honours graduate of Harvard University, Jennifer has always enjoyed maintaining balance in her life.  She is the only two time winner of the PattyKazmaier award, given to the top player in NCAA hockey. She has won 5 World Championships with Team Canada, and was twice named the most valuable player of the World Championship tournament.

Botterill is thriving in her role as an Athlete Ambassador with the International Olympic Committee and the International Ice Hockey Federation leading up to the Youth Olympic Games in 2012 and the Winter Olympics in 2014.

Jennifer’s work as studio analyst for TSN, her role with CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada as a Think Hockey specialist, her involvement as an RBC Play Hockey Ambassador, her guest roles on Off the Record on TSN, and her host role for has given her a great opportunity to share the joy of sport.

Jennifer is an engaging speaker, and loves the opportunity to help others. She takes great pride in bringing out the best in those around her, and pursuing excellence in all that she does. Jennifer embraces the chance to connect with her audience, and to share some of the many valuable lessons she has learned. Her message is delivered in a sincere and heartfelt way. With over fourteen years of experience, she is devoted to motivating people. She is very passionate about having a positive impact every day!

Jennifer has a strong connection to the community. She is involved with many charity organizations such as Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Right to Play,  CanFund, Ladies First Hockey Foundation and the Children’s Wish Foundation.  She is devoted to creating a healthier and happier country and enjoys collaborating with At My Best, Fitspirit, and Eat Smart Ontario to promote wellness.

The Botterill family has provided Jennifer with plenty of inspiration as she learned from her mother, father and brother.  Her mother competed in two Olympic Games as a speedskater, her father Cal is at the top of the field in the world of Sport Psychology, and her brother Jason is a three time World Junior Hockey Champion, and is currently the assistant general manager for the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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Why You Will Love Jennifer

“Decorated athlete, Harvard Graduate, Community Leader….Jennifer Boterill is an example to us all of what can be achieved through perseverance, commitment and a big heart.”

Frank McCauley

“Jennifer’s positive energy and enthusiasm was contagious. We couldn’t have asked for a better way to launch our sales meeting. Jennifer’s story was a beautiful source of inspiration and national pride, which set a positive tone for our meeting. Our group appreciated the mix of video and storytelling along with the chance to view Jennifer’s medals!”

Nadine Gudz
Interface Flor

“Jennifer was amazing yesterday. Her speech was very moving (it actually brought a number of employees to tears). She is extremely graceful and very accommodating.”

Jeff LeMoine

“She is one of Canada’s greatest female hockey players of all time, an accomplished professional speaker and communicator and best of all one of the most pleasant and genuine people you could ever possibly be associated with.”

Frank Phelan
Sr Vice President M&M Meat Shops Inc.

“Jennifer’s pre-presentation work, analysis and effort to ensure the parallels of her message would connect to our audience was extremely appreciated and without question, has left a meaningful impact on our Franchisee group, that many still reference to me over a year later! Her on stage presence, comfort, and pleasant demeanour are qualities that certainly enhance her excellent communication skills in a package that certainly “makes it all work”.

“Jennifer’s ability to connect her personal experiences of effort, dedication, overcoming challenges, sharing successes, and most of all working together as a team to accomplish goals and dreams was amazingly well received by our entire Franchisee network. A testament to her acceptance and appreciation was delivered in an extended standing ovation that was our group’s way of saying “Thanks!”

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