About MSSA and Speed Skating
To deliver services with professionalism, thereby maximizing the growth of our members, the quality of their experiences and providing them with the opportunities to attain their goals.
To become the gold standard in Manitoba amateur sport administration.
Our Core Values
An environment of sportsmanship and fair play must be provided for all members through leadership in respect, integrity, and ethical values.
All members of the organization including athletes, parents, coaches, officials, and administrators, as well as our partners, are entitled to be empowered, and treated in an ethical and professional manner with the utmost respect for their objectives, beliefs, abilities, and ways of doing things.
The overall excellence in the sport in its many facets is a realistic and attainable goal, while recognizing the need for respect, fun and personal growth.
The athletes, coaches, officials, and volunteers are equal partners in the development and growth of the sport and will be treated as such.
Support & Collaboration
Finding the right people to help you get to the next level and promoting a culture of reaching out to colleagues and partners to obtain or provide support.
Respect for Tradition
We stand on the shoulders of the giants who built our sport. We must respect their tradition of trailblazing and innovation.
MSSA Staff and Coaches
MSSA Board of Directors
President - Heather Smart
Secretary - Jen Forbes
VP High Performance - Scott Van Horne
VP Facilities - Bruce Kemp
VP Competitions - Trent Simpson
VP Finance - Tracy Leipsic
VP Sport Development - Gabrielle Williamson-Derraugh