Riley Cote

Allentown, PA, USA
Former Pro Athlete, National Hockey League (NHL)
Speaker Year | Toronto 2020

Riley Cote is a Canadian former professional ice hockey left winger in the National Hockey League (NHL), who spent four seasons with the Philadelphia Flyers where he was well-known for his role as an enforcer. Upon retiring from the NHL, Cote founded the Hemp Heals Foundation, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting cannabis/hemp as viable renewable resource, that can help increase the quality lives of all people. Cote sits on the PAHIC (Pennsylvania Hemp Industries Council) board. Cote is an Athletes For Care co-founder and the NHL League Ambassador, a role that allows him to continue pursuing his passion to help athletes find safe nontoxic ways to find relief, manage pain and guide them to understand self-healing. Riley is also the co-founder of a hemp derived CBD recovery product line called BodyChek Wellness.