Are you a Faculty of Health student curious about where your degree can take you? Career Spotlight is an opportunity where you can connect with Faculty of Health alumni and learn about their career. This session’s spotlight speaker is John Vlahos.
John, a graduate of York University’s Kinesiology & Health Science program, continued his education and completed a Masters in Kinesiology under Dr. Safai, focusing on the sociology of sport, and completed a second Masters in Sports Management with the AISTS program in cooperation with the International Olympic Committee. After his first taste of organizing an international sporting event, the FIFA Women's World Cup in 2015, John needed more and set a goal of being a part of FIFA/UEFA and began a 4-year journey to achieve this, which included studying abroad in Switzerland. In between, he was involved in organizing the 2016 NBA All-Star game and worked for Ontario Soccer. Now John is organizing EURO2020 as a member of the Host Country Projects, Team Services division at UEFA.