Steve Mazurak – Vice President, SALES and Corporate Sponsorships with the Saskatchewan Roughrider Football Club.
Steve Mazurak was hired in January of 2005 as head of the team’s marketing, sales and community relations divisions. For eight years Steve was the brand manager responsible for all revenue streams including merchandise sales, ticketing and corporate partnerships. His portfolio also included Community Relations and the Game Day experience. During this time, some of his career highlights include negotiating the naming rights to ‘Mosaic Stadium’ (formerly Taylor Field) and the stadiums first ever jumbo videoboard, the ‘SaskTel Maxtron’ as well as being a part of the Roughriders 100th birthday celebration in 2010 with huge successes both on and off the field. That tremendous season resulted in record-breaking game attendance and over $10 million dollars in merchandise sales. As a result, the team created a Centennial Legacy fund to contribute over $1.6 million back to Saskatchewan communities.
Steve is no stranger to the Saskatchewan Roughriders or the CFL. He played for the Green and White for nine seasons and was inducted into the Roughrider Plaza of Honor (Roughrider Hall of Fame) in 2004. After his playing days, Steve served under George Reed as the executive director for the CFL Players Association from 1981 to 1985. Steve was also a part of the CFLPA Collective Bargaining team in constructing professional footballs first ‘Free Agency’ clause.
During his playing career, Steve played wide receiver and slotback for the Riders (from 1973 to 1981) and is currently ranked 15th in the Roughrider All-Time receiving category, averaging almost 19 yards per catch. Steve is also listed as number 80 in the top 100 Saskatchewan Roughriders and is on the roster of the 1963-1978 All-Era team. He was a perennial team captain and played in two CFL All-Star games as a ‘players pick’ in 1976 and 1977
Steve, a native of Regina, and his wife Heather have four children…and three grandchildren.