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John Chayka Salary From New Job And Net Worth In 2023

By / 23 May 2023 07:59 AM

John speaking about pushing the team for a wild card spot in February-2019
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John Chayka salary is $1 million dollars. John Chayka is the co-founder of Stathletes Inc. and JKC Capital.

Chayka joined the Coyotes in 2015 as a 25-year-old with no prior experience in a structured hockey operations environment. His work culture of pragmatic decisions from data analysis got him there.

John is one of the prospects for the Toronto Maple Leafs general manager position. Some other prospects for the Toronto Maple Leafs General Manager position are:

  • Brandon Pridham ( former assistant GM under Kyle Dubas)
  • Jim Benning (former Leaf's defenceman)
  • Laurence Gilman (assistant GM of Leafs)
  • Ryan Hardy (Assistant General Manager of Leafs)
  • Darryl Metcalf (Assistant General Manager of Leafs)

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John Chayka New Job

John Chayka new job is unknown as of 2023. Previously, he used to work as a General Manger for Arizona Coyotes.

The Leaf's president Brendan Shanahan fired Kyle Dubas during a press conference Friday at Scotiabank Arena. Kyle said he would return to Maple or take a year off earlier.

Shanahan revealed the reason for firing him after he felt Kyle might not want to be the Leaf's general manager. Also, their contract negotiations broke down after Kyle's agent emailed a new financial package than previously discussed.

His role as Coyotes GM

The former Arizona Coyotes GM has served in the position for 4 years. He was announced as the youngest GM in North American pro sports history on 5 May 2016.

One year later he was announced as the general manager replacing Don for the team. He was also named the President of Hockey Operations on 12 July 2017.

During his tenure, he perfectly used other NHL teams' dead cap space in trades for draft picks. He traded winger Phil Kessel through 2022 who now has an $8 million cap hit and $7 million salary.

John playing piano during his wedding ceremony in 2017
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Chayka acquired  Derek Stepan, Carl Soderberg, Lawson Crouse Antti Raanta, Darcy Kuemper, Vinnie Hinostroza, Lawson Crouse, and more. He signed Jakob Chychrun and Alex Goligoski. He led the team to the playoffs in 2020.

He was suspended by Commissioner Gary Bettman through the end of 2021 for conduct detrimental to the league and game. Bettman added that he breached his obligation to the team, reported by ESPN.

John resigned from the position in July 2020 just before the NHL playoffs. He had three years remaining on his contract after that season.

John Chayka Net Worth 2023

John Chayka net worth is $10 million dollars in 2023. John makes most of his money from his career as a sports executive and businessman.

He joined the Arizona Coyotes as a 25-year-old assistant general manager on 22 May 2015. He was brought by former general manager Don Maloney.

In 2019, he signed a long-term extension contract with the Coyotes when he already had a year and a half left on his existing deal.

As A GM for the Leafs, he traded 50 players and signed 92 athletes with a total signing value of $476,700,697. He drafted 37 new players to the team.

Among his most prominent agreements was an eight-year contract extension for defender Oliver Ekman-Larsson, at an estimated $8.25 million per season. Schmaltz signed a 7-year contract worth $5.9 million as annual salary.

They donated 1000 meals for the front-line workers during the COVID-19 crisis. He further donated 20% of his salary to the Arizona Coronavirus Relief Fund and some non-profit organizations in Arizona.

Business Aside From His Role As Sports Executive

He started his career as co-founder of Stathletes with his former Ivey School classmate Neil Lane in 2010. The company employs more than 50 people and generates more than $1 million annually.

The St Catharines-based analytics company does professional hockey's deepest performance data and analytics. They serve in North American hockey leagues.

John also owns Compass Restaurant Group and 12 Wendy's franchises with his spouse. They have a family-run business called JKC Capital and 5 Tim Horton’s franchise locations in Quebec.

The JKC Capital has different divisions, one of which is JKC Restaurants. They operate over 30 restaurants and employ over 1,500 people across Canada.

It is the business of selling delicious hamburgers and French fries for the last 50 years.

In 2017, John was seen advertising The BMW 5 Series which costs over $52,000.

John Chayka Wife And Family

Kathryn Lahaie Chayka, John Chayka wife is a Operating Partner at JKC Restaurants. John and Kathryn got married on 5th August 2017 in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.

Their wedding dance was to the song From This Moment On by Shania Twain. The wedding venue was Château des Charmes Winery.

They visited Italy, the Amalfi Coast in Ravello, and the Greek island of Santorini for their honeymoon. They dated 7 long years before tying the wedding knot.

John proposed to Kathryn on her twenty-third birthday. He kneeled on a yacht as they enjoyed fireworks over Magic Kingdom during a romantic dinner. They got engaged at Disney in 2014.

Kathyrn has been the director of the

John and Kathryn with their two daughters at Hotel X Toronto by Library Hotel Collection
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John Chayka Daughters

John Chayka daughters are Capri Kathryn Chayka and Monterey Chayka.

John Chayka's family resides at their Scottsdale home.

She was born at 3:29 pm in October 2018. At the time of her birth, John was by her side also coordinating with multiple agents, including Jerome Buckley’s agency.

Monterey was born in February 2021 and two years already. The family recently participated in Tremblant 2023.

One of their daughters was featured in their 150 Free Bike Helmets for the Community campaign. She was seen riding a bicycle wearing a pink helmet.

Who Is John Chayka Sister?

Meghan Chayka, John Chayka sister is the Co-Founder at Stathletes Inc. John has another sister named Laura Chayka.

Meghan works as a Data Scientist in Residence at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.

Meghan is well-educated in finance and economics. She graduated from the University of New Brunswick in general finance and went to Brock University.

Chayka has a master's degree from the Master University in MA. She worked for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Run for the Cure as a social media coordinator in 2009.

She was featured in The Hockey News’ 100 People of Power and Influence in 2019. She also bagged the Women of the Year 2022 with the DMZ Ryerson Tech incubator award.

She is also on the board of advisors of U.S. Integrity, Inc. Her company Stathletes was awarded Top Young Entrepreneur of the Year for 2018/2019 by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce.

John Chayka parents Terry Chayka, and his mother, raised the siblings in Jordan Station, Ontario. Terry is an avid Bills fan.

Her work history includes being a financial analyst at the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario. She also served for Analytics Night in Canada and John Deere.

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