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Jean François Ménard

Keynote Speaker,

Mental Performance Coach and Bestselling Author

Jean Francois Ménard Mental Performance Coach and Bestselling Author

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Founder and President – Mental performance coach, Speaker, Trainer

Jean François Ménard is widely recognized for his contributions to the field of performance psychology. At the age of 25 and fresh out of graduate school, he joined the world-famous entertainment company Cirque Du Soleil, where he coached circus artists to deal with pressure and perform at their best, on demand, up to 450 times a year. Five years later, he founded Kambio Performance and has since become one of the most sought-after mental performance specialists in the country.

During the 2016/2018/2020/2022 Olympic Games, his clients stepped on the podium 17 times: 7x gold, 4x silver and 6x bronze.

He is a bestselling author and a professional speaker with over 750 keynote speeches delivered to organizations such as the FBI, PepsiCo, Toronto BlueJays, YPO International, RedBull, Cisco, SunLife Financial, NASA, and Western Union.

His private clients are proven winners: Olympic medalists, X-Games and Super Bowl Champions, NHL superstars, Cirque du Soleil artists, surgeons, musicians and corporate leaders. His ultimate professional purpose is to help people achieve their dreams. He is based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Mr. Ménard is the author of 2 books: “Train Your Brain Like An Olympian” (available in French, English and Russian) and “Team Chemistry” (available in English and French). He is also a media personality and an active consultant for B2Ten.

List of non-confidential elite sport clients:

Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue – 3x Olympic Champions – Figure Skating
Laurent Duvernay-Tardif – SuperBowl Champion – NFL Football
Mikael Kingsbury – Olympic Champion – Mogul skiing
Maxence Parrot – 9x Xgames Champion + Olympic Gold Medalist – Snowboarding
Derek Drouin – Olympic Gold Medalist – Track and Field
Damian Warner – Olympic Gold Medalist – Track and Field
Laurence Vincent-Lapointe – 2x Olympic Medalist – Canoe
Marie-Eve Dicaire – World Champion – Boxer
Antoine Valois-Fortier – Olympic Bronze Medalist – Judo



Mr. Ménard’s remarkable comprehension and teaching skills in performance psychology make him a leader in his field. He is exceptionally knowledgeable and has the right skills to help elite performers get better.
– Bernard Petiot, Vice-President Casting and Performance at Cirque Du Soleil
Thanks to Menard’s understanding of high-performance cultures, you’ll learn how you can train your brain the way great athletes do to improve your performance and unleash your full potential.
– Roberto Marrocco, Vice-President and Portfolio Manager — RBC Dominion Securities
JF Menard was the keynote speaker for our first PepsiCo Field Sales national gathering. His speech was custom built according to our vision and future goals. It was outstanding! Our team leaders are now better equipped to coach their respective teams across the country.
– Patrick Charbonneau, Vice President, Field Sales – PepsiCo



Jean-Francois Ménard


    • Each presentation can be offered on location, online or both.

    • We can combine elements from two or more keynotes.

    • Each presentation can also be offered in a training and / or workshop mode.

    • Each presentation can be given in EnglishFrench or both.

    • Possible durations: between 45 minutes and a full-day. The most popular formats are 60, 75, 90 minutes, as well as a half-day.

    • Number of attendees: from 5 to 5000.

    • We always take the time to customize the presentations to your organization, your needs and your expectations.

    • Our goal is to make your experience as valuable and engaging as possible!

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