Craig Knapton, a founding sponsor of A4K, joined the Board in 2003 and became President in 2005. Craig is the President of CanKen International Wood Products and has travelled the world extensively for both business and pleasure. He knows first hand the positive connection that sports can provide within many diverse cultures and countries. Craig participated in a variety of sports while growing up and was an accomplished long distance runner. He credits sports with helping to keep him grounded and as a great stress reliever. Having two active children who also played sports, Craig has been involved in many athletic associations and served at board level. He believes firmly that participation in sport gives kids positive direction, self-confidence and respect for others – it puts them in the game.