Synchro Canada Looking for Chief Executive Officer

Synchro Canada is the national sport governing body for the sport of synchronized swimming in Canada. It is governed by a national volunteer board of directors, and is supported by staff in key business areas and a number of committees. Synchronized swimming is one of Canada’s most successful amateur sports, having medalled in most senior world championships and most Olympic Games since 1984. Overall, Synchro is the third best performing sport in Canada according to Sport Canada.

Synchro Canada is currently seeking its next Chief Executive Officer. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will be responsible for the strategic leadership of the organization and the administration of all services and programs offered by Synchro Canada. The CEO will ensure that the operations of Synchro Canada are managed and aligned to the strategic goals.

As the ideal candidate, you have proven success in leading teams of staff or volunteers in a variety of locations, simultaneously and effectively. You are adept at managing budgets, while delivering a broad spectrum of programs for various constituents. Collaborative and flexible, you are able to balance the demands of multiple stakeholders, and value their importance to the strength of an organization. Your experience and ability in managing change will be highly valuable as CEO. Results oriented, you will be driven to succeed on the international podium, while at the same time being inspired by the achievements at the grassroots level. An ability to communicate effectively, in both official languages is desirable for the role.

It is preferable, but not essential, that the CEO be located in Ottawa.

To explore this exceptional opportunity in leading one of Canada’s most successful National Sport Organizations, please contact Kathy Rahme of Odgers Berndtson Executive Search at 613-742-3204, or via email at

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