Apply to the Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Fund by April 30

(Ottawa, Ontario – April 21, 2020) – The True Sport Foundation is calling for applications to the Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Fund before the April 30, 2020 deadline. The True Sport Foundation will award a minimum of one scholarship valued at $2000, to support the study of values and/or ethical challenges affecting non-professional sport in Canada.

Lyle Makosky established the Fund in 2014 to support the work of the True Sport Foundation and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES); understanding that examining issues that affect the quality of sport experiences is key to ensuring sport in Canada that is fair, safe and open to everyone.

For more information, including the application criteria and requirements, visit the True Sport Foundation website.

Those interested in supporting this initiative can make a charitable donation to the Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Fund through the True Sport Foundation.

About Lyle Makosky

Lyle Makosky has been engaged in sport most of his life at various levels. He believes that sport is a powerful aspect in the healthy and complete development of people and communities. Lyle competed as a swimmer on the varsity teams in high school and university, then moved to water polo at the club and national levels where he competed for Canada in various international events, and eventually became a water polo coach. Following his formal education in physics, nuclear physics, and geophysics, he moved to the not-for-profit world where he served as national executive director for several sports including diving, synchronized swimming and water polo, and subsequently as the executive director of the Coaching Association of Canada.

As Executive Vice President, he worked in the field of leadership and conflict/issue facilitation with the Niagara Institute while extending his voluntary involvement with the sport system in Canada. He also served as federal Assistant Deputy Minister of Fitness and Amateur Sport, where he guided the reformulation of federal policy and programs during a period of intense scrutiny (Dubin Inquiry on Drugs in Sport, etc.). He has recently retired from InterQuest, a national consulting company which he founded and which specialized in strategic and process consulting to the private, public and non-governmental sectors. Despite not working directly in sport today, his heart and avocation are still deeply attached to Canadian sport to which he has a life-long commitment.

About True Sport Foundation

The True Sport Foundation is a national charitable organization that is dedicated to advancing and supporting values-based and principle-driven sport in communities throughout Canada. The Foundation embraces and promotes the seven True Sport Principles. Learn more about the True Sport Foundation.

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For further information, please contact:
Megan Cumming
Manager, Corporate Communications
+1 613-526-6043 x3233
mcumming@truesport.ca