JACK ARMSTRONG

Award-Winning Broadcaster | Toronto Raptors Game Analyst |

TSN’s Basketball Insider

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Best known as the colourful and entertaining voice of the 2019 NBA Championship winning team, the Toronto Raptors, Jack Armstrong has spent more than two decades covering basketball for TSN and NBA TV. Prior to this, he spent a decade as the head basketball coach at Niagara University, where he was named Division I New York State and MAAC Coach of the Year. Armstrong brings his energy, coaching philosophy, and kind heart to every stage, leaving audiences engaged, motivated, and inspired.

At 26, Armstrong became the youngest basketball coach in NCAA Division 1. Prior to joining Niagara University as their head coach, he served four years as an assistant coach at his alma mater, Fordham University in New York, where he also earned his BA in history and an MA in public communications.

Armstrong’s broadcast work has earned him multiple Canadian Screen Awards. His vast knowledge and passion are well-known and respected throughout the basketball world, and he is credited with helping an entire nation fall in love with Canada’s basketball team. As TSN’s Basketball Insider, Armstrong keeps fans in the loop on all things NBA and college hoops. Armstrong also joins Toronto Raptors play-by-play announcer Matt Devlin as a game analyst for all Raptors broadcasts on TSN.

Throughout the NBA season, Armstrong is featured in regular segments on TSN’s SportsCentre, and writes a weekly NBA blog for TSN.ca. He is also part of TSN’s in-studio panel throughout the network’s NCAA March Madness coverage.

CORINA MOORE

President & CEO of Ontario Northland

As Ontario Northland’s President and CEO, Corina has shaped a resilient organization that is focused on delivering best-in-class transportation throughout Ontario.

Recognized as an inspirational leader and catalyst for change, Corina has shifted the business lines of Ontario Northland to be data-driven, customer-focused, lean, and strategic. She has cultivated a team that is focused on building integrated and impactful transportation services, including rail freight, passenger rail, motor coach transportation, rail repair/remanufacturing services and a boutique hotel.

Since taking the helm of the organization in 2014, revenues have increased, costs have been significantly contained, and services have been reimagined and expanded. New and diverse customers within each business line now provide long-term security for employees and communities. She has attracted confidence and investment, most notably a robust $500 million capital program and a motor coach service expansion that reaches from Ottawa to Winnipeg (an additional 700,000 km per year).

Corina passionately and tirelessly promotes the benefits of an integrated and seamless transportation network that connects rural Ontario to major centres across North America, which in turn has positive impacts on economic development, tourism, road safety, the environment, and quality of life. She frequently speaks at conferences and gatherings on organizational change, authentic leadership and transportation.

Corina is a graduate of Waterloo University in Systems Design Engineering and Business Administration and Management.

Dr KYLE PAQUETTE

Mental Performance Consultant for Volleyball and Curling Canada

Kyle Paquette is a professional Mental Performance Consultant (MPC). He holds a Doctoral Degree in Human Kinetics with a specialization in sport psychology and coach education. He is a Professional Member of the Canadian Sport Psychology Association. In addition to being a professor in the School of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa, Kyle works as a mental performance consultant for several National Sport Federations. Kyle’s work focuses primarily on helping high-performing individuals, teams, and organizations to thrive thanks to strategies related to mental performance, mental well-being, and organizational and team culture. Kyle has dedicated the past 17 years to learning about optimizing human learning and performance. Kyle has had the privilege of supporting Canadian athletes at five Olympic/Paralympic Games, including numerous Olympic/Paralympic and World Champions. He is currently helping athletes prepare for the upcoming Winter Olympics/Paralympics in Beijing. Finally, Kyle is currently leading a Culture of Excellence project on behalf of the Canadian amateur sport system.