It is the pleasure of the Board to announce that we have hired an Executive Director!

John Shurniak brings many years of experience in sport working for the Moose Jaw soccer association, Sask Weightlifting, Special Olympics Saskatchewan and was Recreation Director for the Town of Herbert. He received his degree in Kinesiology at the University of Regina, with a Major in Recreation and Sport Administration in 2007. He also brings experience from the accounting world and had a passion to get back to sport. He has served as a board member with the Southwest District for Culture, Recreation & Sport and has his National Coaching certification Level 1 and 2 Theory.

John and his wife live in Yorkton and have 2 daughters aged 2 and 5.

Please join the SFA BOD in welcoming John to his new role.

John started yesterday, May 3 and has already begun in his role as Executive director. You can contact him at