Tanya Mruck

MLSE Foundation

Tanya Mruck has been a sports and social responsibility strategist for 10 years. She is currently Executive Director of the MLSE LaunchPad.  Her journey toward a career in sports philanthropy included stops in community relations, player programs, communications and marketing.   Most recently she has led the MLSE Foundation as the Director of Operations, managing both the Fundraising and Community Investment portfolios. Since 2010, she has invested $24 million into upgrading athletic facilities and funding grass roots sports on behalf of Toronto FC, Maple Leafs and Raptors.  Tanya has steered the foundation towards strategic and sustainable programming to maximize impact and is the champion behind MLSE LaunchPad—the first facility in North America dedicated to youth development in the community combining sport, education and research to address social issues.  Now, as MSLE LaunchPad’s first Executive Director, she will focus on working with corporate and community partners to bring the facility to life.