get to know us

We care about building community (and friendships) through connection, play and sport.

Email Us:  halifax@sportandsocialclub.ca 
Call Us: 902-431-TEAM (8326)

Our office hours are Monday to Thursday from 11AM to 8PM AST, and Fridays 11AM to 4PM AST.

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OUR VISION
TO MAKE LIFE MORE FUN

OUR VALUES

KINDNESS, INCLUSIVITY, PLAYFULNESS, INTEGRITY, RESPECT

OUR MISSION
BRINGING OUR COMMUNITY TOGETHER THROUGH A SHARED PASSION FOR PLAY

Meet the TEAM

nicki bridgland

founder & ceo

She/Her

As the founder and CEO, Nicki has been at the helm for over 20 years. Her passion for play, building a community, and meeting new people led her to create the Ottawa Sport & Social Club, which has grown into one of the most respected sports organizations in the region.

matt linton

executive director

He/Him
343-306-4574
matt@sportandsocialclub.ca

Matt is the driving force behind the success of our sports leagues across the country.  When he’s not leading major projects and daily operations of the business, Matt loves to get out and play in the leagues himself. He’s an avid athlete and enjoys staying active with his family. Matt is a huge hockey fan and cheers on the Toronto Maple Leafs!

laura leblanc

director of human resources

She/Her

Laura is passionate about helping our team members succeed and thrive in their roles. She is an expert in fostering a positive and inclusive workplace culture that values teamwork and collaboration.

While she takes her work seriously, her upbeat and outgoing personality make her the life of the party. 

nicole carlson

Director of marketing

She/Her
902-459-2917
nicole@sportandsocialclub.ca 

From her home on the east coast, Nicole is responsible for developing and executing marketing strategies that drive growth and engagement.  Her passion for staying connected helps us engage and build our communities both online and in-person across the country.  When she’s not creating, Nicole loves travel, hit the pickleball courts, or spend time in her shed studio photographing local dogs. 

rosa navas

director of operations & facilities

She/Her
343-309-5544
rosa@sportandsocialclub.ca

Rosa oversees the operations of all clubs across the country and is our go-to facility finder to ensure SSC communities thrive.  Outside of work, Rosa loves to play all kinds of sports and spending time in nature – cottage, camping, local trails, you name it. She also loves chatting about women’s soccer and enjoys watching the NWSL and international play. Her passion for an active lifestyle keeps us on our toes as she encourages everyone to get out and move!

pamela devins

sr. accounting manager

She/Her

Hailing from Western Canada, Pamela is not just a numbers person.  She spends her mornings and evenings caring for many miniature animals living on her farm.  Her passion for fainting goats, miniatures, and more always keeps us entertained in team meetings.  During the day, Pamela is responsible for the accouting related to payroll, expenses and more for the Sport & Social Clubs across Canada.

meghan lamey

sport manager, halifax

She/Her
902-459-2984
meghan@sportandsocialclub.ca

Meghan is responsible for the behind the scenes day-to-day operations of Halifax Sport & Social Club. Outside of HSSC leagues, Meghan finds joy in exploring Halifax and Nova Scotia’s beaches, hiking trails and restaurants.  You can also find her channeling her creativity into her many crochet projects.  And, of course, amidst her busy days, Meghan cherries quality time with her family above all else.

LUCAS ARSENAULT-BALL

sport manager, OTTAWA

He/Him
343-309-5528
lucas@sportandsocialclub.ca

As the Sport Manager of Ottawa Sport & Social Club, Lucas works hard to ensure that our members have a fun and enjoyable experience with us.  Outside of work, Lucas loves being outdoors and embraces his roots by cutting wood, hiking, or exploring whenever he has the chance. He’s also an avid volleyball player, and if there’s music in the background you can thank him; Lucas is our in-house DJ and knows just how to add some extra fun to any event.

blair alexander

sport manager, kingston & quinte

He/Him
613-876-8260
blair@sportandsocialclub.ca

Blair is responsible for the day-to-day operations in the Kingston and Quinte Sport & Social Clubs.  He loves to spend his free time with his family and dog while cheering on the Buffalo Bills! To decompress after a long day, he likes to take his dog for a long walk or get out on the golf course with family and friends. He brings a team-first mentality to KSSC and QSSC!

levi delahunt

sport manager, victoria

He/Him
250-888-0185
levi@sportandsocialclub.ca

As the Sport Manager for Victoria Sport & Social Club, Levi works hard to create an inclusive environment that offers playing experiences for everyone!  When he’s not working, Levi loves to bring out his competitive side playing numerous sports; Soccer, Basketball, Golf and Disc Golf. Levi also loves to travel and enjoys relaxing on a beach!

LIZ SPICE

MANAGER, CUSTOMER SERVICE

She/Her
236-800-3691
elizabeth@sportandsocialclub.ca

Liz is responsible for the day-to-day customer service operations and ensuring players are having fun! When she is not at work, she can be found adventuring the local trails with her dog, playing beach volleyball and pickleball.

christian macher

sport coordinator, ottawa

He/Him
613-703-5998
christian@sportandsocialclub.ca

Christian supports the day-to-day operations of Ottawa Sport & Social Club with a focus on growing leagues and classes. Outside of work Christian loves to play ping pong, soccer and softball – he even caught the Pickleball bug! Christian is a huge fan of hockey with the Ottawa Senators being his favorite team. He is also an avid poker player and wants to eventually play in tournaments around the world!

ROBIN GIGNAC

SPORT COORDINATOR, OTTAWA

He/Him
343-633-4985
robin@sportandsocialclub.ca

Rob supports the day-to-day operations of Ottawa Sport & Social Club with a focus on building a great of team of Game Coordinators, Instructors and Evening League Facilitators that you see in your leagues! He loves to spend his free time with his girlfriend, son and dog while cheering on the Ottawa Senators! To decompress after a long day, he likes to pick up his guitar and play and write music – the musician of the team! He brings a team-first mentality to OSSC!

MIKE REID

MARKETING SPECIALIST

He/Him
michael@sportandsocialclub.ca

Mike is the creative brain behind many of the videos and graphics you see on social media. You will often see him on the court or on the field capturing content each week. When Mike is not working behind the lens he likes to spend his time with friends biking in Ottawa, on the golf course in his hometown of Timmins, ON or enjoying watching his favourite teams play such as the Toronto Blue Jays, Carolina Hurricanes or the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  

KERON ASHLEY

HUMAN RESOURCES COORDINATOR

She/Her

There is one obvious reason why Ashley works in our Human Resources department… she loves people!  Her passion for sports, and having fun is the perfect combination to lead the “people” side of our staff team.  Located in Ottawa, Ashley works with the Sport & Social Club, and our sister company the Rideau Sports Centre. 

We're always looking to recruit new talent

As our organization grows, we need dynamic, self-starters who love sports, have a passion for excellence in service quality and are ready to jump in at any time. We have rewarding and challenging positions open across many areas of our business.

Successful candidates should bring creativity, enthusiasm and motivation to our team as well as a keen eye for details and logistics. 

For more information or any questions regarding our team, please email us at hiring@sportandsocialclub.ca

 

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