Jayna Hefford, who grew up in Kingston, Ontario, is one of Canada’s most decorated athletes having represented Canada at hockey’s highest levels for nearly 20 years. Jayna competed in five Olympic games and 12 World Championships, winning an impressive four Olympic gold medals and seven World Championships. She scored the gold medal game-winning goal for Canada at the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics in 2002. When she announced her retirement in 2015, her 291 points in 267 games played ranked second in Team Canada history.
Jayna is the sixth woman to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame (2018). In 2019 she was named to the Order of Hockey in Canada. Some of her other accolades include: awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee award in 2013, and Kingston female athlete of the half-century (2000).
A graduate from the University of Toronto, Jayna is a world-class keynote speaker focusing on the areas of Adaptability, Resilience, Culture, Leadership and Diversity. Most recently she was the Interim Commissioner, Head of Hockey Operations and Player Development for the Canadian Women’s Hockey League. She is also an active board member of the Ladies First Hockey Foundation.
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