Jim Hubay

27 September 1930
Date of passing
21 April 2022 (Age 91)
Mád, HUN
Where they grew up
Montréal, Québec, Canada


Jim Hubay

Jim Hubay... spoke English, Hungarian, French... his parents were Imre and Zsuzso... he was seven years old when his family moved from Mád, HUN to Montréal, QC, CAN in 1938... married to wife Violet (they had children Susan, Jean and Jim)... he was 91 years old when he passed away on 21 April 2022... he worked at Bell Canada in Montréal, Québec, Toronto, and Riyadh, KSA... after retirement, he lived in Kelowna and then Ottawa... wrote about Canadian soccer in his book, the Development of Youth Soccer 1950-1981....

honoured by the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame... honoured by the Québec Soccer Hall of Fame...

For Sport

served as a Canada Soccer Vice President (1972-73)... served as General Secretary of the Canadian Minor Soccer Association... served as Chairman of the Canadian Soccer Skills Competition (1977-80)...

served on the National Organising Committee for the 1974 CONCACAF Juvenile Tournament... served as a volunteer at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015...

was a founding president of the Laurentian Hills Soccer League... served as president of the Québec Minor Soccer Association...

Individual Honours