Martin joins SSC as marketing coordinator

Pier Martin joins Speed Skating Canada as marketing coordinator

OTTAWA – Speed Skating Canada announced today the hiring of Pier Martin as marketing coordinator, working in the association’s office in Ottawa.

Martin, a recent graduate of the University of Ottawa’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, previously worked four years within the financial industry as a business analyst in Sydney, Australia, after completing an undergraduate degree in international finance.

While in Australia for 10 years, Martin also worked with Ice Hockey Australia, serving a national player development director and national under-18 team coach. He also represented Australia as a player at the 2006 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship.

Focusing on sports management while pursuing his MBA, the Halifax native completed projects for Own the Podium and the Senators Sports and Entertainment (Ottawa Senators, NHL). Martin is heading into his second season as assistant coach with the University of Ottawa’s men’s hockey team.