We have curated Canada’s top experts to provide our services. Meet our diverse team of professionals who bring a wealth of experience from a variety of backgrounds.


  • Ilan Yampolsky

    CEO Founder

    Passionate. Protective. Persuasive. These three words describe the Founder of ITP Sport, Ilan Yampolsky, one of Canada’s leading voices in safe sport.

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  • Samantha Heron

    Chief Complaints Officer

    Samantha (she, her, hers and elle) is a conflict management consultant, fully insured mediator, facilitator and community connector in the SafeSport and sport sector...

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  • Basima Roshan

    Management Consultant

    Basima is an accomplished finance executive with extensive experience in various industries and a strong background in management consulting and strategic planning.

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  • Jillian Pasch

    Office Manager

    Jillian has always been passionate about sports and how they can bring people together. She is an advocate for mental health awareness and firmly believes the first priority...

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  • Nicole Laird

    Senior Administrative Assistant, Complaints

    Nicole has worked in sport for over a decade, from organizing sporting events and competitions, to reviewing policies and complaints. She wholeheartedly believes that...

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  • Samantha Graziano

    HR Manager

    Samantha provides the leadership team with expert guidance and coaching in all areas of HR to support the organization and ensure ITP's strategic plan and business objectives...

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  • Tracey Mazur

    Tracey has worked extensively in the realm of leadership and human resources.  With over two decades of experience in navigating the delicate intricacies of workplace...

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  • Scott Gosse

    Scott Gosse is a retired police officer with a keen ability to analyze information and determine whether it applies to legislation.

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  • Leanne Butler

    Leanne Butler is a dynamic, analytical, and team-oriented professional with extensive experience providing strategic leadership and advice in policing, emergency response,...

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  • John Daniel

    John has worked as a retail Loss Prevention manager with a focus on Safety and Security in the workplace through the creation of procedures, auditing, and investigations....

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  • Ryan Gushulak

    Ryan has been involved in sport for their entire life and is passionate about how safe sport and equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) intersect within sport.

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  • Julie Healy

    Julie is a passionate sport leader with a comprehensive understanding of the Canadian sport system acquired over three decades of working in university sport and in national...

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  • Hailey Jones (Milligan)

    Hailey has worked in high performance sport for over a decade, with a strong background in leadership development, DEI and Safe Sport.

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  • Amy Levac

    Amy Levac brings customer service, safety, compliance, insurance, and risk management experience to ITP Sport from her many years at Skate Canada.

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  • Monica Lockie

    Monica has spent her entire life in her passion of sport. Becoming a figure skating coach at the age of 16, she kick started her purpose of coaching, creating programming...

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  • Barb MacDonald

    Barb is an award-winning senior communications consultant, respected world-wide for communications planning as well as managing media operations at large sporting events....

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  • Celina Oliveira-Stipanic

    Celina has been involved in sport her entire life. From playing competitively in European handball, ultimate frisbee and golf, to a 25-plus-year profession in the sport...

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  • Dale Sheehan, M.O.M.

    Dale Sheehan, M.O.M. is a Retired Assistant Commissioner with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police with 35 years experience in law enforcement. He was Director General,...

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  • Dan Turvill

    Dan is former Discipline Manager for BC Soccer, and helped to write the BC Soccer Judicial Code and Policies and Procedures and Sanctioning Tables.

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  • Corey Zaharuk

    Corey served as a police officer for 26 years including six years in a senior executive role at the rank of superintendent before retiring in 2021. Throughout his career he conducted...

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  • Jonathan Warren

    Jonathan Warren servers as ITP's external IT consultant. Passionate about mental health advocacy and building positive and inclusive cultures, Jonathan brings these values...

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  • Jack Sullens

    Jack combines his passion for justice, cultural sensitivity, and a lifetime of recreational athletics into his role as a dispute resolution specialist with the ITP Sport...

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  • Georges Mouralian

    Georges is a seasoned professional with over 18 years' experience in risk and compliance.

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  • Elliot Saccucci

    Elliot is external legal counsel to ITP Sports & Recreation. He is a Partner in Toronto-based law firm, Loopstra Nixon LLP, and the Chair of its Sports Law Group.

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  • Dr. Jennifer Walinga

    An educator for 30 years, and former member of Canada’s Commonwealth, World and Olympic gold medal rowing teams, Dr. Jennifer Walinga draws on her personal, professional,...

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  • Dr. William Bridel

    Dr. William Bridel is Associate Dean (Academic) and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. He specializes in sociocultural aspects...

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  • Elizabeth Manley

    Unforgettable for her exceptional silver medal performance at the Calgary ‘88 Olympics, Elizabeth exited the podium and took control of her life. Diagnosed with sever...

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