The SmartCity.Blog Podcast’s Next Guest is Marty Savoy, Commissioner of the Ontario Junior Hockey League
We are pleased to announce that Marty Savoy, Commissioner of the Ontario Junior Hockey League, will be the next speaker on TheSmartCity.Blog podcast on February 9th, 2022, and will talk about the Impact of COVID-19 on the Future of Sports.
Marty has been employed as the Commissioner of the Ontario Junior Hockey League since 2009 which is one of the top Junior A development leagues in Canada that moves players on to the CHL, U Sports and NCAA. During this time Marty has also served as the Vice-Chairman of the Canadian Junior Hockey League.
Marty was employed by Hockey Canada for 10 years where he served as the General Manager for Hockey Canada’s 5 regional Centres of Excellence. During his time with Hockey Canada, Marty was a member of several National and Provincial committees including Hockey Canada’s Athlete Development, Coaching, Risk, Safety Management and Strategic Planning committees. Marty also served as a Team Leader for numerous World Junior Championship Evaluation Camps and was the Team Leader for the 2002 Team Canada Men’s World Championship Team and Chaired the 2004 International Coaches Conference.
Marty’s other hockey experience includes a year as the Video Coordinator for the Calgary Flames and a year as an Assistant Coach in the OUA.
In 2019, Marty was awarded the Vern Neal Volunteer of the Year Award by the Burlington Girls Hockey Club for his long-term service with the organization. Marty also received the 2002 Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal and in 1999 received a Recognition Award from the Ontario Hockey Federation for Outstanding Contributions in Hockey Development.
Marty is a proud father to four children and happy married to his wife Julia, who has also been involved in the hockey community for years as a minor hockey coach and trainer.
Join hosts Alan Cross & Grant Furlane with Marty Savoy, as they discuss the Impact of COVID-19 on the Future of Sports on February 9th, 2022, at TheSmartCity.Blog!