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Martin Sanio announced as National Events Manager for Gymnastics Canada

OTTAWA, ON (June 7, 2021) – Gymnastics Canada is pleased to announce that Martin Sanio joined the GymCan team today as our new National Events Manager. Sanio joins GymCan from the Laval Regional Soccer Association where he was the Director of Soccer Operations for the last two years.


Martin Sanio announced as National Events Manager for Gymnastics Canada

"Martin brings to our organization a solid track record of event management and leadership,” said Ian Moss, CEO of Gymnastics Canada. “His experience and perspective will be a valuable addition to our team as we build a stronger position for the sport of gymnastics in the public eye and continue to build a higher value proposition for our members."

“I am very excited to be joining Gymnastics Canada and working with the team,” said Sanio who is fluent in English, French, and German, and who has a Master of Human Kinetics degree with a concentration in sport management from the University of Ottawa. “Gymnastics Canada has a reputation for hosting world-class events, and I look forward to ensuring that the GymCan national events hosting strategy is effective and properly managed, and to contribute to the success of all events and competitions.”

Sanio joins GymCan with experience and knowledge gained from organizing the Laval soccer leagues and events where he was responsible for their day-to-day operations, as well as supervising referees, delegates, and volunteers during the soccer tournaments organized by the association. He was also the National Events Coordinator for Speed Skating Canada from 2015 to 2017 where he was primarily responsible for the management of their national domestic competitions.

In his new role, Sanio will be responsible for leading and executing the vision for GymCan’s national and international hosting strategy in order to best position the sport of gymnastics in the public eye while properly managing the technical outcomes of all events and competitions to the satisfaction of our various stakeholders.

Please join us in welcoming Martin to the team. He will be based out of Montreal, and can be reached by email at msanio@gymcan.org.

ABOUT GYMNASTICS CANADA

First established in 1969, Gymnastics Canada has been supporting the mastery of movement in Canada for five decades as the national governing body for the sport of gymnastics in Canada. We work closely with the twelve provincial federations and 700 local clubs to provide a broad range of programs and services to meet the needs of all participants. From athlete development, to coach and judge education, Gymnastics Canada sets the operating standards and practices for the sport in Canada. Our mandate is to promote and provide positive and diverse gymnastics experiences through the delivery of quality and safe gymnastics programming. Visitwww.gymcan.org for more information, or follow us @gymcan1. From here, we soar.

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For more information, contact:

Julie Forget
Director, Communications and Marketing
Gymnastics Canada
819.210.2064
Email: jforget@gymcan.org