Robin Mitchell

Position: General Manager/Executive Director

Bio: Robin joined the SLS FSC team in May 2010. Over the past 30 years he has managed several large recreational facilities in Calgary. He takes pride in being able to attract and retain good staff. With the new expansion opening in 2017, his vision is to continue to build a staff culture of caring individuals that take pride in the facility they work at and who provide a positive customer experience. The goal is to provide an affordable and reasonable priced Sport and Recreation facility for the residents of the Town of Cochrane and the surrounding area of Rocky View County. SLS FSC has become the “Place to Go” offering something for all; families, seniors, adults, youth and sporting teams.

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Brian Neave

Position: Assistant General Manager

Bio: Brian has been working with children and young people for the last 20 years in various capacities including the Youth Service, Social Services and the Boys and Girls Club. Brian is an accomplished Soccer Coach as well as holding qualifications in 5 other sports; he was trained under the National Coaching Foundation model of coaching excellence and is an advocate of Long Term Athlete Development. Brian’s other qualifications include, First Aid, Sports Injury Therapy, Diploma in Sports Science and Sports Psychology. Brian is a devoted family man with 4 children and 17 years of marriage under his belt. He has a wonderful sense of humor and yes he is British…
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Nicky Quigley

Position: Booking Coordinator

Bio: Started in November 2012. Nicky graduated from Lethbridge College in 2006 with a Diploma in Business Administration majoring in Hotel & Restaurant Management. Since 2006, she worked as the Sales Coordinator for the Kananaskis Country Golf Course. In her spare time she can be found golfing, playing volleyball or spending time with her friends and family. Nicky is looking forward to being a part of our team and seeing both new and familiar faces around SLS FSC!
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Shawna Kerr-Smith

Position: Marketing & Events Coordinator

Bio: Shawna is full of energy and leads a very active life so joining the SLS FSC team is no surprise to her friends and family. She brings with her an abundance of creativity and a passion for sports that is sure to impact the events she is organizing. Shawna spends the majority of her free time exploring the mountains, snowboarding when the weather permits, and bike riding for both transportation and pleasure. She loves enjoying the beautiful outdoors.
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Donna Dougan

Position: Finance Administrator

Bio: Donna has worked for the Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre since February 2004. She has watched the facility grow from a single rink to the multi facility complex it is today and is pleased to be a part of the future growth and development. Over the past nine years she has done almost every job in the facility except for driving the Olympia because Brian and Paddy won’t let her. She is certified as an Oil & Gas Production Accountant and has worked in various areas of Joint Venture Accounting. She has lived in Cochrane for 34 years and enjoys spending as much time as possible with her family. She is currently enjoying her new role as “Gramma”.
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MJ Stead

Position: Guest Services Supervisor

Bio: MJ started in March 2013, bringing with her a strong Customer Service background and commitment to ensuring our Members and Guests experience the best of Customer Service when visiting our facility. MJ relocated to Cochrane from
Ontario in 2011 and has quickly become known in the community as the founder and administrator for the popular Facebook group ‘Cochrane Networks” that she created in support of local businesses. MJ has been an artist most of her life and owns a local Face Painting company “Face Painting by MJ”.
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Brian Boynton

Position: SLS FSC Operations Supervisor
Bio: Brian arrived from Pickering, Ontario in August 2007. He most recently operated his own painting business for 10 years but has worked in recreation for the City of Scarborough and has a Sports Administration Diploma from Durham College in Oshawa, Ontario. He has coached competitive fastball, soccer, and recreation hockey. His passion was Durham West Girl’s Hockey Association in Ajax Pickering where he was on the executive for 5 years. He has coached recreation soccer here in Cochrane and plans to in the future. Brian would like to recognize that he is the only Buffalo Sabres and Buffalo Bills fan in Cochrane. He enjoys working with the staff and takes great pride in making the building look good.
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Paddy Maclure

Position: Operations Manager

Bio: Paddy came on board October 13 2009 as supervisor of the Totem Twin arenas. September 2010 he was appointed Operations Supervisor which over sees all maintenance issues to the sports centre. Prior to coming to the Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre, Paddy spent 13 years working for the Town of Canmore at the recreation Centre working numerous positions. Paddy brings experience and a light hearted, positive attitude to his staff and the patrons who participate at the sports centre. He was the Trainer for the Canmore Eagles of the Alberta Junior hockey League for 14 years. Paddy is looking forward to the growth and opportunities that will be happening in the future at the Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre.
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Tara Greene

Position: Program Coordinator (Fitness)

Bio: Tara has been working in the fitness industry here at SLS SFC since January of 2012. She is an AFLCA Resistance Training Specialist as well as has her Zumba and Zumba Gold licenses. She is very passionate about fitness and brings with her years of customer service experience. Tara is also a mother of 3, who when not found at SLS FSC, is usually driving her kids around to their sports activities! Her family loves the outdoors and enjoys camping in the beautiful mountains to the west of Cochrane.

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Jessie Craig

Position: Fitness Centre Coordinator

Bio: Jessie’s interest in fitness started a few years ago when her dad was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer.  With his motivation she change her lifestyle to get healthy, fit and strong.  After losing 75 pounds she changed careers and became a Personal Trainer because she wanted to share her enthusiasm, encourage a happier lifestyle and help you realize what your body is capable of. In December 2014, she joined the SLS FSC team as the Fitness Centre Coordinator where she gets to to motivate, educate and support clients in achieving their goals while maintaining a positive, fun environment. When not at the facility she enjoys spending time with her husband and kids, camping, golfing, snowboarding, and biking. You can find Jessie in the Fitness Centre with a happy and encouraging welcome every day!

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Karen Henry

Position: Human Resources

Bio: Karen joined the SLS FSC team in February 2015. She has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Victoria and a Human Resources Management Certificate from Portland State University. While working in the US, she worked in Human Resources for seven years. After moving back to Canada, she ran her own home-based business as a stay-at-home parent for many years, as well as being an avid volunteer. In her spare time she is dedicated to her kids and getting them to/from their activities, but also loves photography, scrapbooking and racing dirt bikes. Her active lifestyle made this transition to SLS FSC a natural fit.
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Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre

800 Griffin Road East Cochrane, Alberta, T4C 2B8

Phone: 403-932-1635

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