Manitoba High Schools Athletic Association Appoints New Executive Director

May 24, 2016 by  
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Manitoba High Schools Athletic Association Appoints New Executive Director

Winnipeg, MB. May 18, 2016 – The Manitoba High Schools Athletic Association (MHSAA) Board is pleased to announce that Mr. Chad Falk has been appointed to the position of Executive Director.

Mr. Falk brings significant administrative and leadership experience in the fields of major event management and sport to his new position with the MHSAA.  He has worked collaboratively with various federations and national sport governing bodies, such as Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB), Canada Soccer, and Volleyball Canada.

Since 2003 Mr. Falk has managed numerous large-scale events in Winnipeg and throughout Manitoba. He was the Venue General Manager in Winnipeg for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ and his event management experience also includes positions held with the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada and Sport Manitoba. Mr. Falk most recently held the position of Association Manager for Strauss event and association management.

Chris Gudziunas, President of MHSAA commented, “We are very fortunate to have Chad Falk join our team in this capacity. His experience leading, cultivating and maintaining partnerships within the scope of major event management will be a significant asset to MHSAA in his new role.  Mr. Falk is a clear communicator, a team player, and has proven his ability to provide leadership within complex sport environments.”

Mr. Falk will begin his new role as Executive Director of the MHSAA on July 11, 2016

Source: Manitoba High Schools Athletic Association


The Manitoba High Schools Athletic Association (MHSAA) believes that participation in sport plays an integral role in the total education of the student. The Association encourages the high school student to participate in activities that will assist in the realization of physical, social, and emotional values. Its mission is to promote the benefits of participation in high school sport by providing athletic and educational opportunities.

Media Inquiries                                                                                                              

Chris Gudziunas, President – MHSAA

Assistant Superintendent, Hanover School Division

Tel. 204-326-6471


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