Each week, we will highlight one member of our CMF team. We would like to provide you with ‘behind the scenes’ news on our operations, and can get to know a little bit more about the people working for the Canadian Minifootball Federation (CMF)! We have asked each of our team members the same eight questions, to provide a broad perspective on what they bring to the CMF team.
In today’s post, we meet our members of the Tournament Committee of the Canadian Minifootball Federation (CMF) – Lukas Pupik. He will reveal to us his responsibilities and the role that he plays in this ambitious project.
CMF: Explain in detail what projects you are working on at CMF?
I am working on Tournament Development in a number of ways. I’m preparing COVID-19 precaution and safety plans, developing a structure for players’ selection for the National Team, development of Try-outs procedure, and being part of players and coaches selection.
CMF: What initially drew into wanting to join the CMF?
After graduating Comenius University in Bratislava (Slovakia) and obtaining a Master’s degree in Sports Science/Soccer Coaching and as a Holder of UEFA A coaching license, and as an experience semi-pro soccer player, I have offered my services and then been approached by Monika and Jan to assist them and be part of this amazing project.
CMF: How has your experience been so far?
It’s something new, can’t deny that. Challenging but I like it. It definitely helps me improve professionally and personally.
CMF: Describe a typical day for you working on CMF projects.
Research on the internet combined with my own materials, I can glue something unique.
CMF: How has the pandemic affected your work? How have you adjusted to it?
My work is considered essential therefore I have been fully working those days.
CMF: What do you like to do in your spare time?
Playing soccer, reading motivational books, going to the gym, spending time with my wife, hiking, and outdoor activities.
CMF: What other work do you do outside of the CMF?
G2P Sports Network Inc. and Sportconsulting.ca are the two projects I have co-found and developed.
CMF: What do you hope to accomplish while with the CMF?
To be the part of the first Canadian Minifootball team that will be known around the world.
Next week, we will introduce you to Ryleigh Bridges the League Coordinator of the Canadian Minifootball Federation (CMF)!
CMF Sports Journalist