Soccer Nova Scotia is pleased to announce the appointment of Cameron McCrae as the new Operations Manager for the Nova Scotia Soccer League. With over eight years of experience in sports management, Cameron brings a wealth of knowledge and a proven track record of success in various leadership roles within the Canadian sport system. Cameron will join the Soccer Nova Scotia team on January 3, 2023. 

As the newly appointed NSSL Operations Manager, Cameron will report to Chris Lerette, newly appointed Sr. Manager, Programs and Events. McCrae will oversee the league’s day-to-day operations, ensuring the smooth execution of soccer events, programs, and competitions. His extensive experience in managing operations and logistics within sports organizations and his expertise in organizing and executing leagues make him a valuable addition to Soccer Nova Scotia.

 “I’m thrilled to be joining Soccer Nova Scotia,”  said Cameron McCrae.  “It’s an honour to be able to contribute to a league like the NSSL and work with partner clubs to provide opportunity to NSSL players.  It’s exciting to be a part of Soccer’s continued growth and development in Nova Scotia.”

Cameron’s diverse background includes key roles in major sporting events,  notably as the Manager of Athlete Services for the 2023 North American Indigenous Games held in Halifax. In this capacity, he developed comprehensive plans for over 5,250 indigenous participants, managed multi-million-dollar budgets, and led a team of professionals and volunteers. Cameron’s ability to negotiate service contracts, articulate equity, diversity, and inclusion principles, and collaborate with government officials underscores his commitment to delivering high-quality sports experiences.

Before involvement with the North American Indigenous Games, Cameron was the PSO Coordinator for Archery, Judo, and Wrestling at Sport Nova Scotia. He provided operational and governance support to these Provincial Sport Organizations, offering expert policy, procedure, operations, and strategic planning feedback.  He also served as the Executive Director of the Oshawa Kicks Soccer Club, achieving stability during the COVID-19 pandemic, increasing female soccer participation, and enhancing program quality control evaluations.

“We are thrilled to welcome Cameron McCrae to Soccer Nova Scotia,” said Lindsay MacAskill, Executive Director at Soccer Nova Scotia. “His extensive experience in sports management, commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and proven track record of success make him the ideal candidate to lead the Nova Scotia Soccer League operations. We look forward to achieving new heights under Cameron’s leadership.”

Cameron will significantly contribute to our organization and help us further elevate soccer standards in Nova Scotia. Please join us in congratulating Cameron on his appointment and welcoming him to our team.