Sami Jo has been speaking professionally since she started with the National Team in 1997. Sami Jo has earned the highest designation as a speaking professional, the CSP (Certified Speaking professional) in which there are only just over 500 worldwide and only a handful of former athletes. When many of her teammates shied away from the microphone, Sami Jo was quick to share stories about the team. She has honed her message about teamwork after more than 20 years in the industry using stories from one of Canada’s most successful teams, the Canadian Women’s Hockey Team.
A team that won 4 straight Olympic Gold medals over 20 years. She delves into the personalities on the team and her thoughts on what makes strong teammates and ultimately success as a team. With her learnings she has shown audiences all over the world that,
“WE DON’T ALWAYS GET TO CHOOSE THE ROLE WE PLAY, BUT WE ALWAYS GET TO CHOOSE HOW WE PLAY IT.”
– Sami Jo