Matt Morrow has 15 years of sport management experience and has been working professionally on developing the parasport of Blind Hockey since 2007. Matt has worked full-time for Canadian Blind Hockey since 2012, and is responsible for the overall administration and management of the charity and is the key contact for fundraising opportunities. In addition to Blind Hockey Matt has extensive experience volunteering as both a referee and coach with the Paralympic sport of Goalball, and was the Manager for Canada’s first-ever Beep Baseball team in 2015.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Luca DeMontis has been volunteering for Canadian Blind Hockey for the past 10 years, and recently joined the organization full time as the Program Manager in 2018. Luca has been on the event staff for every Canadian National Blind Hockey Tournament since its inception in 2013, was a founding coach of our annual Summer Development Camp in 2014, and was the General Manager of the inaugural 2018 Canadian National Blind Hockey Team. Luca’s responsibilities include managing, coaching, and growing our GTA Youth and W. Ross MacDonald Blind Hockey Teams, youth Try Skating and Blind Hockey programs across Ontario, as well as working on the Canadian National Blind Hockey Tournament.
Volunteer Board of Directors
Mark Bentz is an entrepreneur and business owner having built the successful Vancouver based Electra Health clinic. Mark’s focus is working with the children and youth that Canadian Blind Hockey serves and ensuring that every Canadian child who is blind or partially sighted has the opportunity to play hockey. Mark is a member of the Vancouver Eclipse Blind Hockey Team and is a former Paralympic Athlete having competed in skiing in 1984.
Gary Steeves is as a social worker, advocating for seniors and people with disabilities in his community. Gary has served on the board of Canadian Blind Hockey since 2012 and has expertise in governance and sports management having formerly been both the President of the Canadian Blind Sports Association and Vice-President of International Blind Sports Federation. He currently serves on the board of directors for the CNIB Foundation. Gary is a Blind Hockey goalie and co-founder of the Vancouver Eclipse Blind Hockey Team. Gary was named the starting goaltender for the inaugural Canadian National Blind Hockey Team that won gold in 2018.
Greg Manion is a successful business owner of the Toronto based Manion and Associates, and a long-time volunteer of Canadian Blind Hockey having helped coach programs since 2014. Greg has strong relationship building skills and is a key fundraiser of the organization.
Francois Beauregard is a retired former financial planner and director of wealth management. Francois is also a member of Les Hiboux de Montreal Blind Hockey Team where he serves as Vice-President, and is a member of the Canadian National Blind Hockey Team.