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Johnny Misley

Since 2015 Johnny has been leading operations and working closely with the Board of Directors as its Chief Executive Officer. A respected sports industry executive with over 30 years of professional experience who is inspired by the power of sport and the developmental process of playground to podium.

Prior to his arrival at Ontario Soccer, Johnny served for 12 years as the Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations with Hockey Canada, leading Canada’s National and Olympic Teams at World Championships and Olympic Games. While with Hockey Canada he was a part of the management group of 14 Gold Medal Championship teams that included four Olympic Gold Medals and one Paralympic Gold medal with the men’s and women’s teams in 2002, 2006 and 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

Johnny also served for two years as the Director of Technical Leadership for Canada’s Own The Podium program where he led the technical leadership strategy for Winter and Summer Olympic sports. In this multi-sport leadership role, he held close working relationships with organizations such as Sport Canada, Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee, Coaching Association of Canada, Canadian Sport Institutes, Canadian Interuniversity Sport and all National Olympic Sport Organizations.

Johnny also held the position of President with Canadian Tire Corporations’ Jumpstart Charities, a national organization that has helped over 1 million kids from across Canada get ‘in the game’ by offsetting the costs associated with sports and physical activity programs. 

Johnny achieved his Masters of Sports Business Management and a Bachelor of Human Kinetics in coaching sciences, both from the University of British Columbia.