WATERLOO, Ont. (November 30, 2011) - Wilfrid Laurier Athletics and Recreation is pleased to announce the addition of JON KURSIKOWSKI as their new Coordinator of Sponsorship and Events. He will assume his duties as of December 15, 2011.
Kursikowski comes to Laurier after spending the past three years with the Mississauga Hockey League where he held the position of Director, Marketing & Community Relations. In this role, he was responsible for developing marketing strategies to help enhance the leagues exposure, creating grassroots development programs and establishing partnerships with community groups, media and corporations in the Greater Toronto Area.
Prior to working with the Mississauga Hockey League, Jon was a member of both the Niagara IceDogs Hockey Club as well as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats Football Club where he worked in ticket sales and game day operations.
"We're excited to welcome Jon to the Golden Hawk team," commented Ari Grossman, Associate Director of Business Operations. "His previous experiences in marketing, sponsorship and events will assist us in further strengthening the Golden Hawk brand."
Kursikowski holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce Degree, majoring in Sports Administration, from Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ont.