AOA Hiring: SOD Athletic Manager

Collingwood, ON (August 9th, 2017) —  It is with mixed emotions that Alpine Ontario announces the departure of its current SOD Program Manager Nick Kwasniak to join the Toronto Ski Club as the new Head Coach.

Nick started with AOA in the Spring of 2014 as Men’s Ontario Ski Team development coach. During his time he took on the role of AOA athletics manager before helping to re-establishing the SOD and its committee over the last 15 months. His latest role was/is a challenging endeavour, having to manage many different constitutes while trying to find balance and equity in the work that the Division has undergone in a short period of time. The success of the 1st annual SOD congress this past April was a testament to his work ethic and passion for the Sport.

We will miss Nick’s energy and enthusiasm but at the same time we are thrilled to see the Toronto Ski Club to take this next step in building their race programs. On behalf of the staff at AOA and the SOD Committee members please join me in wishing Nick the very best.” says Scott Barrett, Executive Director, Alpine Ontario Alpin.

SOD Chair, Ron Warren adds. “Nick has been instrumental in the resurgence of the Southern Ontario Division over the last year, including the growth of the FIS SOD Ski Team. On behalf of the entire SOD Committee and our membership we thank Nick for his contributions and wish him the best.

Nick will be remain with AOA/SOD until the end of August before he starts his new role with TSC.

Please find the job posting for SOD Athletic Manager here, to be posted until Friday 5pm, September 1st.


About Alpine Ontario (AOA)
Alpine Ontario Alpin (AOA) is the provincial governing body for the sport of alpine ski racing in Ontario. Alpine Ontario’s newly refined mission is to provide leadership and structure for high quality, sustainable and affordable programming and to communicate the competitive, recreational and lifestyle benefits of ski racing to the community.

AOA represents four divisions, 40 member clubs and over 30,000 active athletes, coaches and officials (volunteers). AOA coordinates several successful programs across the province and continues to foster the development of “state of the art” ski-racing programs from the grass roots level to the elite level.

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For more information contact:
Kristin Ellis
Communications Manager
Alpine Ontario Alpin (AOA)
705-444-5111 x 132



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