Steve began his career with the Sport Law & Strategy Group in 2003 immediately after being called to the bar as a lawyer. Steve has had the opportunity to work with over 650 national, provincial, and local sport organizations providing consulting and legal services related to governance, employment, contracts, policies, disputes, and privacy. He is a regular guest speaker and presenter at AGMs, conferences, and workshops, and also acts as a mediator and adjudicator.
Steve graduated from Dalhousie University with a Bachelors of Recreation degree and a successful five-year career as varsity athlete in swimming. Steve attended three CIS National Championships, was named the CIS athlete of the month, and qualified for the 2000 Olympic Trials. He continues to be involved in swimming as a master’s swimmer (Canadian Masters Swimming medalist). Steve was inducted into the Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Sports Hall of Fame in 2007.
During the early years of his career, Steve was certified by the NFL, CFL, MLS, and FIFA represent professional athletes as a sports agent. He continues to be involved in sport as an athlete in swimming, hockey, basketball, softball and golf; and recently won a bronze medal in the 2013 Maccabi Games in Israel playing basketball. Steve is also the proud father of a son and daughter.