WFDF announces two additions to its staff

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The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to welcome two new additions to its executive staff in order to expand its ability to support the objectives of the organization. Igor Jankovíc has joined WFDF as Administrative Coordinator, reporting to Executive Director Volker Bernardi. Patrick Fourcampré-Maye now serves as Event Coordinator reporting to Karina Woldt, WFDF’s Managing Director, Events and Operations. Both positions are a new part-time paid staff position.

“We are extremely pleased to bring Igor and Patrick on to WFDF’s executive team,” stated Robert “Nob” Rauch, WFDF President. “With the growth and greater professionalism of WFDF’s activities, we realized that we needed to bring in additional resources to meet the expectations of our athletes, supporters, and entire community. Both Igor and Patrick bring a wealth of experience and a diverse background that will perfectly complement the experience and expertise of our current team and allow us to deliver more services to our member associations.”

Igor Jankovíc has twenty years of experience developing soccer at local, national and international levels. Currently, Igor works part-time as a Business Development Consultant for UEFA, helping federations and clubs evaluate their programs and create clear action plans to improve the performance of each player within the organization. Formerly he was Head of Development at the Serbian Football Association for 8 years. He also founded The Serbian Children’s League, from which the majority of players came for the Serbian Youth Teams to win several UEFA and FIFA Championships. Igor holds the UEFA A license, earned an Executive Master in European Sport Governance (MESGO), a Masters of Science in Management from Faculty for Management Braća Karić, and a degree in Economics fromFaculty of Business in Sremska Kamenica. He lives with his family in Belgrade, Serbia, and speaks BSCM, English, Slovenian, Macedonian, and Bulgarian, along with some Dutch, Russian, and German.

Patrick Fourcampré-Maye started playing Ultimate in Dubai in 2009. He organized the United Arab Emirates’ first national team representation at WCBU2011 and along the way co-founded DubaiUPA and United Arabian Ultimate, which is the WFDF member association in the UAE. He hosted WCBU2015 as Tournament Director and has worked over the years with players and various groups in the region to foster development of the sport. He has a long history of volunteering and involvement in major events globally, and has worked in the capacity of WFDF Tournament Technical Director for both grass and beach events.  A professional aerospace engineer and project manager, he currently also has a part-time position as Test Systems Manager for Vital Link Europe Ltd. Patrick, 46, a dual UK and French national, will work out of the city of Dubai, UAE, where he currently lives with his family.