Join the Olympic Club

An all-access community uniting and rewarding Team Canada fans – it’s free. Gain points, rewards and get email updates from your Canadian Olympic Team.

Walter Sieber

A world-renown expert in the organization of major sport events, Walter Sieber was vice-president of the COC from 1985 to 2009. He currently sits on the board of the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

As director general of sports for the Montreal 1976 Olympic Games, Sieber led the overall organization, venues, sport competitions, and the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. Those Games are credited with being meticulously organized and Sieber’s efforts were lauded by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Following the Games, Sieber became the Director of la Régie des installations olympiques de Montréal, the board responsible for operating Canada Olympic Park. Soon after, Sieber was invited to be an advisor for the organizing committees of the Moscow 1980 Olympic Games and the Seoul 1988 Olympic Games. Sieber was a board member for the Calgary 1988 Olympic Winter Games. Four years later he was appointed Canada’s Chef de Mission for the Olympic Winter Games in Albertville.

In 2000, Sieber was appointed by the IOC’s Program Commission to study and provide recommendations on the Olympic sport program. Since 2004, he has been a member of the IOC’s prestigious Candidature Acceptance Working Group. This group reviews and analyzes Olympic bids, prepares reports on candidate cities and makes recommendations to the IOC Executive Board.

Sieber has been involved in all Canadian Olympic since 1980. He was vice-president of sports for the Toronto 1996 and Quebec City 2002 Olympic bids.

Outside his Olympic involvement, Sieber is recognized as a leading authority on the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), for which he has managed many World Cups and World Championships over the past two decades.

Olympic Club

Top Team Canada Fans

Al Redpath

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 77013 points
  • Earned this week: 5655 points

Kerri McGregor

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 59391 points
  • Earned this week: 3670 points

Ivy Tennis

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 47975 points
  • Earned this week: 2400 points

Clay Naslund

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 37046 points
  • Earned this week: 1895 points

Adam Kohn

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 36032 points
  • Earned this week: 1835 points

Michelle Chow

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 26794 points
  • Earned this week: 1124 points

Benn Wood

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 24760 points

Ian Duff

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 18925 points
  • Earned this week: 575 points

Website by zync.ca | Programmed by Trew Knowledge | Powered by WordPress.com VIP

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,280 other followers