RUBGY ONTARIO 2019 STAFF UPDATE

January 15, 2019

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RUGBY ONTARIO 2019 STAFF UPDATE

JANUARY 15th, 2019   (WHITBY, ON)- Rugby Ontario is happy to provide an update on the staff roles for the 2019 season. Furthermore, the organization is thrilled to welcome three interns and a new full-time staff member.

Rugby Ontario is pleased to announce the addition of Mark Kellington to the staff on a full-time basis. Mark is the new Competitions and Events Coordinator. He is very familiar with Rugby Ontario, having completed an internship with the organization in the spring of 2018. “I’m thrilled to join Rugby Ontario on a full-time basis” said Mark. “ I am excited to get started and look forward to the 2019 rugby season” he added. 

Ryan Jones has been promoted to the role of Rugby Development Manager. Ryan now manages rugby development across Ontario, including leading the Rookie Rugby program and working with clubs on minor and junior development. “I’m excited for my new role and hope to continue to promote the sport of rugby throughout the province” said Jones. 

David Patterson in the role of Director of Administration & Member Services will provide leadership in the areas of office administration, member services, Governance, discipline, risk management, Ministry relations, Hall of Fame, and human resources for the organization. 

The organization is also happy to welcome John Stewart, Leanne Kirkby and Devon Randall to Rugby Ontario as Interns, until the end of April. All three are currently enrolled at Durham College in the Sports Management Graduate Certificate program. John will be working with Paul Connelly and Sean Medeiros in the High-Performance department. Leanne will serve as the Competitions and Events intern, collaborating with Joe Schissler and Mark Kellington. Devon will be working with David Patterson, Ryan Jones and Vivian Lee as the Community Rugby Intern. Welcome John, Leanne and Devon! 

The roles, responsibilities and contact information of Rugby Ontario staff members are available on our website on the Contact Us page.

ABOUT RUGBY ONTARIO

Rugby Ontario is the provincial sports governing body responsible for the organization of rugby in Ontario. Our mission is to establish a stronger identity for rugby in Ontario by promoting the sport’s core values and by fostering a culture of inclusiveness and excellence on and off the field of play.

To learn more, visit http://www.rugbyontario.com/


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Dalton Finkbeiner

Communications and Marketing Coordinator - Rugby Ontario

    647-560-4790 x 1006

    dfinkbeiner@rugbyontario.com


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