The successful team will join the Kitchener Rangers and London Knights, as the only two OHL franchises to host the tournament on more than one occasion.
The CHL announced Tuesday that Dan MacKenzie, a long time NBA executive, will begin the role in September.
David Branch, who had served in that role for 23 years, will remain as commissioner of the OHL.
OHL Commissioner David Branch is asking the Ontario government to confirm its players as amateur athletes.
Despite winning just one of their last five games, the Sarnia Sting are atop the CHL rankings for a fourth straight week.