The Calgary Stampeders have employed Jay McNeil because the group’s new vice-president of enterprise operations. He’ll begin his new position with the membership within the first week of October.
“Along with his historical past as a embellished member of the Stampeders and his in depth enterprise and gross sales expertise since retiring as a participant, Jay is a superb addition to the group,” stated Stampeders president and basic supervisor John Hufnagel in an announcement. “I’m more than happy that Jay is again with the Pink and White and I do know he might be an amazing asset to the group.”
The 52-year-old performed alongside Calgary’s offensive line for 14 seasons (1994-2007) and was named a West Division all-star six instances. He received the Gray Cup as a member of the Stampeders in 1998 and 2001.
“The Stampeders have an enormous place in my coronary heart and I’m extremely grateful to be given the chance to affix the group on this capability,” stated McNeil. “I’m passionate in regards to the recreation of soccer, the CFL, and the Calgary Stampeders, so it provides me chills to be part of this group once more. I look ahead to working with an awesome group and persevering with to construct upon the super success of this group.”
The membership indicated that McNeil will oversee their enterprise operations in his new position whereas working intently with Hufnagel and serving as one of many group’s representatives on the league stage.
The native of London, Ont. began a profitable enterprise profession in Calgary following his retirement from the CFL, working for Trinidad Drilling, Tervita, Safe Power, and Cleantek Industries. He has a Bachelor of Enterprise Administration from Kent State College and a Grasp’s of Enterprise Administration from the College of Fredericton.
He beforehand served as a trustee for the CFL Gamers Pension Plan and as vice-president of the Canadian Soccer League Gamers’ Affiliation.