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Sport Manitoba has a staff of over 50 employees in seven unit areas that provide leadership, support, and consultation on grants, programs and services.  Please find a full staff directory listed below.

President's Office

The President & CEO is the administrative head of Sport Manitoba and reports to the Board of Directors. The President & CEO plays a leadership role in implementing Sport Manitoba's strategic priorities.  

Jeff Hnatiuk President & CEO 204-925-5601 Email
Sheri Barnes Executive Assistant/Program Coordinator 204-925-5604 Email

Community Development

The Community Development unit facilitates the growth of amateur sport at the community level by providing grants, programs and services through Sport Manitoba's seven regional offices.  

Patrick Kirby Manitoba Games Manager 204-926-8353 Email
Leanne Traynor Central  & Westman Region - Manager 204-822-6735 Email
Shannon Schade Eastman & Interlake Region - Manager 204-268-2172 Email
Iris Murray Norman Region - Manager 204-778-3109 Email
Pete Conway Parkland Region - Manager 204-622-2094 Email
Lindsey Kyle Westman Region - Manager (maternity leave) 204-726-6072 Email
Amy Gabler Rural KidSport Administrative Assistant 204-726-6072 Email
Amanda Daurie Winnipeg Region - Manager 204-925-5907 Email
Christine Hoenisch Winnipeg Region - Program Coordinator 204-925-5922 Email

Partner Funding

The Partner Funding unit allocates funding to Manitoba's 76 recognized Provincial Sport Organizations, allocates and monitors Bingo events and provides consultation on program planning and organizational development.  

Janet McMahon Director 204-926-8350 Email
Fred Schneider Sport Consultant 204-925-5933 Email
Brenda Wiwcharyk Grants Manager 204-925-5611 Email
Susan Stastook Administrative Assistant 204-925-5612 Email
Kristin Albo Sport Consultant 204-925-5911 Email

Interprovincial Games

The Interprovincial Games unit provides financial and technical support and consultation for specific programs and initiatives that enable and enhance the development of athletes, coaches and officials.  

Ted Bigelow Director 204-925-5900 Email
Barry Moroz Games Manager 204-925-5903 Email
Shawnee Scatliff Team Manitoba/Women in Sport 204-885-7400 Email
Marcie Halls-Stronciski Program Coordinator 204-925-5910 Email

Coaching Manitoba

The Coaching Manitoba unit oversees the delivery of programs and services for coaches of all levels including NCPP certification, development grants, recognition and educational resources.

Greg Guenther Director 204-925-5669 Email
Sheldon Reynolds Coach Education Coordinator 204-925-5913 Email
Kylo Harris Rural Coaching Manager 204-470-7448 Email
Gena Cook Administrative Assistant/Sport Resource Centre 204-925-5692 Email


The Marketing unit manages sponsorship initiatives, special events, promotion and awareness and administers provincial KidSport™ initiatives.  

Kim Browning Director of Marketing 204-925-5606 Email
Rick Brownlee Sport Heritage Manager 204-925-5736 Email
Debbie Schween Gallery Manager 204-925-5936 Email
Suzanne St. Onge Special Events Manager 204-925-5609 Email
Tara Skibo Communications/Public Relations Officer 204-925-5735 Email
Joey Traa Marketing Coordinator 204-925-5906 Email

Finance & Operations

The Finance and Operations unit oversees budgeting and accounting, operation of the Centre for Sport, provision of support services and human resources.  

Mike Shaver Information Systems Manager 204-925-5620 Email
Laurel Read Controller 204-925-5615 Email
Jaclyn Pauls Maternity Leave 204-925-5915 Email
Dana MacIver Payroll/Accounting Administrator 204-925-5617 Email
Bhernalyn Bautista Staff Accountant 204-925-5613 Email
Barb Smith Finance Officer 204-925-5645 Email
Brenda Soares Accounting Assistant 204-925-5616 Email
Tim Volk Facility Manager 204-925-5776 Email
Corinne Walker Print Services Manager 204-925-5796 Email
Debbie Milette Digital Designer 204-925-5795 Email
Drew Unger Digital Designer 204-925-5797 Email
Pat Allen Sport Centre Receptionist 204-925-5600 Email
Scott Brandenburg Building Engineer 204-451-0360  
Ying Mak Maintenance Coordinator 204-925-5600 Email

Sport Medicine Centre

The Sport Medicine Centre combines physician services, physical therapy, chiropractic services, functional movement screens, massage, nutrition, and sports psychology in one central location.  Click here to see the team.

Sport for Life Performance Centre

The Sport for Life Performance Centre enables an integrated system of service delivery that helps ensure Manitoba’s athletes are moving toward their performance goals.

Adam Decker Sport Performance Manager 204-925-5926 Email

Fit Kids Healthy Kids

Michelle Johnson Program Coordinator 204-925-5676 Email


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