2017 Grand Marshal & Honorary Grand Marshal
Jeff Hnatiuk, President and CEO of the 2017 Canada Summer Games
With over twenty-five years of sport leadership experience, Jeff Hnatiuk is the President and CEO of the 2017 Canada Summer Games. Jeff is on secondment from his position of President and CEO of Sport Manitoba, where he oversaw the delivery and development of sport in Manitoba, while serving as a leader on many provincial and national boards and task forces. Hnatiuk was once the Executive Director for both Golf Manitoba and Hockey Manitoba. He has served on the Board of Directors for the 1999 World Junior Hockey Championships, the 2002 North American Indigenous Games, and the 1999 Pan American Games Legacy Committee. He has a Bachelor of Recreation Studies from the University of Manitoba and an Administration Degree from the University of Winnipeg. Jeff believes the human legacy is a very important one. Through volunteer engagement, building community spirit, and developing the next generation of leaders, coaches, officials, and athletes, the goal is to build and strengthen capacity in Manitoba.
Kai Madsen, Executive Director Winnipeg Cheer Board
2016 Grand Marshals
2015 Grand Marshals
Rod Hill, Winnipeg Blue Bomber Alumni
2014 Grand Marshal – Team Jones
Canada’s Olympic Curling Gold Medal Champions
2013 Grand Marshal – Tim Hague Sr.
Winner Of The Amazing Race Canada 2013
2012 Grand Marshal – Desiree Scott
Canada National Soccer Team