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Builder - Jim Hubay

Jim HubayJim Hubay was President of the Canadian Minor Soccer Association in 1974, vice president in 1975 and treasurer in 1976. Jim had a long history of involvement in youth soccer in Canada in many capacities dating back to 1957 when he was a founding President of the Laurentian Hills Soccer League. Before turning to administration, he played from 1950 to 1952 for Junior Hungaria in Montreal, winning the Quebec championship in 1951 and 1952. From 1959 to 1966 he helped create the Quebec Minor Soccer Association and was treasurer from its inception until 1966 when his job took him to Quebec City. In 1969 he attended the founding meeting of the Canadian Minor Soccer Association in Toronto and upon returning to live in Montreal was elected President of the Quebec Minor Soccer Association. In 1971 he was elected Secretary-Treasurer of the Canadian Minor Soccer Association and in 1972 elected to the National Executive of the Canadian Soccer Association and Chairman of the Adidas National Soccer Skills Contest. In 1972 he was elected fourth-vice-president of the Canadian Soccer Association. In 1977, 1978, 1979 and 1980 he was Chairman of the National Soccer Skills Contest, resigning after the 1980 contest when his job took him to Saudi Arabia. In 2007 he decided to write down his experiences in his many years of involvement in soccer and the end result was a book titled "Development of Youth Soccer 1950 to 1981."