Management Team

 

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Ian Macdonald, B.Comm

Mr. Macdonald is the President and co-founder of the company and started Tomko as a marketing student while still in University. Today, he remains actively involved managing the company.

Ian is recognized by our clients as an invaluable resource for his knowledge and understanding of Tennis / Basketball Court Construction, Artificial Turf Fields, Running Tracks, Golf Driving Range Equipment, Tennis Ball machines and related Sports Facility Equipment. He is in demand by Landscape architects and City / Parks Managers for his expertise in the development of proper specifications and implementation of Sports Facility projects. Having witnessed virtually every mistake that can be made in the construction process, he brings nearly 40 years of experience and a level of professionalism that is unparalleled in this industry.

Mr. Macdonald holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia (1983).


 

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Michael Maxwell-Smith, DAP

Mr. Maxwell-Smith is the Controller and has been in the industry for nearly 35 years. He joined Tomko in 1982 and is still actively involved in managing the contracting operations in Vancouver.

Michael is the most experienced and varied skilled tradesperson in the Sports Surfacing Industry. He has the ability to install Artificial Turf (Tennis & Fields), Plexipave, Plexicushion, Plexitrac (Polyresin based track surface), Urethane Tracks, Armour & Riteway Crack repair, Premier Courts, Porous Concrete, Modular Courts (Indoor & Outdoor), Pour in Place Rubberized surfacing, and Sports Facility Equipment. His expertise has resulted in being chosen for installations at countless high profile tournaments such as Davis Cup, Federation Cup, B.C. Summer games, and nearly all Tennis BC Association Member Clubs.

Mr. Maxwell-Smith holds a Diploma in Accounting from Capilano University (1984).


 

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John Dafoe, B.A. Econ.

Mr. Dafoe is the General Manager having been with Tomko for nearly 30 years. He started part time while still in High School back in 1984 and remains actively involved managing the day to day operation in Calgary.

John is recognized in the industry as “the” expert in the construction of Tennis Courts, Running Tracks, Baseball Batting Cages, and Outdoor Hockey Rinks. Having  the philosophy of repeatedly exceeding recommended standards for construction has reinforced his reputation and been key to maintaining Tomko’s preferred status in the marketplace.  Having been involved in the revitalization / maintenance of Tennis Courts of nearly all major Cities / Towns in Alberta and Saskatchewan, John has assisted with the design and specification formulation for countless projects. These include the Canada Summer Games, Alberta Summer Games, Saskatchewan Summer Games etc., not to mention hundreds of Clubs, Cities, Communities, and Private Customers.

As a player himself, Mr. Dafoe’s interest in Tennis has led to volunteering for the Calgary Tennis Club – Board of Directors (1996 – 2001), and Alberta Tennis Association (1999 – 2005). He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Major Economics, Minor Political Science) from Simon Fraser University (1991).


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Jordy Netzel, B.Sc.

Mr. Netzel is the Assistant Operations Manager and has been with Tomko for over 10 years. Like the other Tomko Management Team members he originally joined the company as a crew member and has since risen through the ranks to now oversee our crews on a daily basis.

Jordy’s tireless work ethic combined with his meticulous attention to detail, are main factors why Tomko’s reputation in the Alberta / Saskatchewan market remains strong. Having worked on nearly all of the high profile Alberta Tennis Association member Clubs since 2002, in addition to all of our Track Installations, his expertise is unmatched in the Sports Surfaces Industry. Jordy’s professionalism coupled with his positive attitude and keen wit keep us in demand by our valued clients.

Mr. Netzel holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Calgary (2006).

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