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Volunteer Leadership Opportunity – League 1 Ontario Board of Directors

By League1 Ontario, 01/07/21, 1:00PM EST


The League1 Ontario Board of Directors is searching for a passionate volunteer involved in women’s soccer to serve on the Board of Directors and be a liaison to the Women’s Division.

League1 Ontario is the province of Ontario’s pro-am, standards-based, senior league. Owned and managed since 2019 by Canadian Soccer Business (CSB) and sanctioned by FIFA through the domestic bodies of Canada Soccer and Ontario Soccer, League1 Ontario’s primary focus is the showcase and development of Canada’s future women’s and men’s stars.

Founded in 2014 by Ontario Soccer, the league began with a ten team men’s division, which has now grown to include a 13 team women’s division and 18 team men’s division. League1 Ontario serves as a stepping stone between the high-performance youth level and elite amateur and professional levels of the game.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide strategic leadership for the ongoing direction and development of the League1 Ontario Women’s Division. Ensure close alignment with Ontario Soccer’s Ontario Player Development League (OPDL) and Canada Soccer’s Player Development Program.

  • A member of the League1 Ontario Board of Directors;
  • Provides leadership to the League in terms of its various short-term and long-term strategic planning initiatives, communicating with all League stakeholders about the goals, objectives and activities of League and serving as a key advocate of League;
  • Attends all Women’s Division league special events and functions;
  • Spokesperson for the League1 Ontario Women’s Division;
  • Keeps the League1 Ontario Board informed (on a timely basis) of significant issues affecting league development;
  • Providing sound advice to League1 Ontario Board of Directors regarding policy and strategy;
  • Laisse with Ontario Soccer and/or Canada Soccer senior executive staff where required.

Please submit your cover letter and resume (with “Director, Women’s Soccer, League1 Ontario” as the subject) to Matthew Braithwaite at

Submission Deadline: January 31, 2021

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.