Geoffrey Johnson – Chief Operating Officer

Geoffrey comes to Squash Canada from the OSGA 55+ (Ontario Senior Games Association), where for five years he served as their Programs Manager, their most senior role. He was responsible for providing guidance and support to Ontario 55+ Games organizing committees, Regional Games, and the 36 Member Districts across Ontario.  He worked directly with the Board of Directors to provide leadership in building capacity through participation, stakeholder engagement through communications, training and development and was the liaison to their funding agency.

Geoffrey served as Squash Ontario’s Program and Administrative Coordinator positions for 8 years.  In those roles he managed their coaching, officiating, schools, and sanctioned events programs, among others. He also was responsible for website management and Ontario rankings. Geoffrey served as a contractor to Squash Canada in 2011-12, updating the Canadian junior and senior rankings.

Geoffrey earned a Sport Administration Diploma and a Sport Management Graduate Certificate from Durham College.

Outside of his work life, Geoffrey is an avid curler, volunteer and coach.  He has served on the Grimsby Curling Club’s Board of Directors for 6 years, including the last 3 as President, during which he led considerable venue upgrades.  He has been deeply involved as a coach within their junior development program, being NCCP certified as a ‘Competition Coach’, and Trained at the Competition Development context.  As a competitive player, from which he stepped back from a number of years ago, he was a member of the runner-up team at the 2012 Ontario Silver Tankard, and owns of a myriad of other curling titles.