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Amanda Zevnik announced as National Events Director for Gymnastics Canada

OTTAWA, ON (December 5, 2019) – Gymnastics Canada is pleased to announce that Amanda Zevnik will be joining our team on January 6th as our new National Events Director. Zevnik joins GymCan from Swimming Canada where she has been their Events Manager since 2014.


Amanda Zevnik announced as National Events Director for Gymnastics Canada

"Amanda brings to our organization a solid track record of national event management and leadership,” said Ian Moss, CEO of Gymnastics Canada. “Her experience and perspective will be a valuable addition to our staff leadership 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 so excited to be joining the Gymnastics Canada family leading into such an important year,” said Zevnik, a Montreal native who is fully bilingual and is a graduate of McGill University. “GymCan hosts world class events and I cannot wait to be a part of it all. I am looking forward to working with the team and getting to know everyone better in the New Year.” 

Zevnik joins GymCan with experience and knowledge gained from organizing the swimming test events for the 2015 Pan Am and Para Pan Am Games, as well as the 2016 Canadian Olympic and Para-swimming Trials and various national junior and senior Championships. She was also the competition manager for the FINA World Swimming Championships which were hosted in Windsor, ON in 2016.

In her new role, Zevnik 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 Amanda to the team.

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
613.748.5637 x 233
819.210.2064
Email: jforget@gymcan.org