Captain of Canada's Gold Medal Winning Women’s Hockey Team
—The Toronto Star
Cassie Campbell remembers how inspiring it was to watch Canadians take the podium at the Olympics, after leading Canada’s women’s hockey team to their unforgettable Gold medal wins at the 2002 and 2006 Winter Olympics. Now, she is taking to the speaker’s podium to pass along own her inspiring story, sharing lessons of leadership, teamwork, and determination.
Campbell won 21 medals with Canada’s National Women’s teams, including 17 gold medals and four silver medals. She won two Olympic gold medals (2002, Salt Lake City and 2006, Turin), and one Olympic silver medal (1998, Nagano). She is a six-time World Champion gold medallist (94, 97, 99, 00, 01, and 04) and won silver at the 05 worlds. She was Captain of Canada’s National Women’s Team from 2001 to her retirement in 2006, which made her the longest serving captain in Canadian hockey history. She was an alternate captain with Canada’s National Women’s Team from 1997–2001, receiving this honour just prior to her second World Championship appearance. Campbell’s 100 points rank her 8th all-time with Team Canada’s National Women’s program.
Leadership Lessons from a Hockey Icon
Bold, dynamic, and passionate, Cassie Campbell draws on her accomplishments, on and off the ice, to explore the important intersections between leadership and teamwork, how to generate focus and maintain determination, and how to use internal and external sources of motivation to continue driving toward success. Campbell has tremendous impact on corporate, athletic, and youth audiences and never fails to leave them inspired to pursue their goals even through the most challenging and competitive terrain.