John Byl, PhD, is the Canadian Gopher Sport Educational Consultant, was president of CIRA Ontario (2003-2018), and a retired professor of Physical Education at Redeemer University College in Ancaster, Ontario (1986-2014).


He is the winner of several professional awards, including the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for promoting physical activity across Canada, and is a regular workshop leader.


He has a special interest in promoting fun, active participation for all children and developing and maintaining personal wellness.

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Dr. Byl has authored or coauthored over 30 books.

To view some of them click on the buttons below. 

Questions or comments? 

Please contact Dr. John Byl at:

 (905) 923-0938

212 Stonehenge Drive, Unit 50

Ancaster, Ontario

L9K 1N4


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