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 the League Coordinator of the Canadian Minifootball Federation (CMF) – Ryleigh Bridges. She will reveal to us her responsibilities and the role that she plays in this ambitious project.

Ryleigh Bridges - CMF League Coordinator

Ryleigh Bridges – CMF League Coordinator

CMF: Explain in detail what projects you are working on at CMF?

I am currently working on coordinating a new league in Edmonton, Alberta. Still a lot of work ahead, but I’m very excited about the journey!

CMF: What initially drew into wanting to join the CMF?

I initially wanted to join CMF to gain knowledge and experience in the sports industry. I hope to able to achieve that and more while I am able to contribute to the CMF.

CMF: How has your experience been so far?

So far the experience has been good! Lots of communication from everyone which has been nice, and have been doing a lot of research so far. I’m just happy to be here!

CMF: Describe a typical day for you working on CMF projects.

The CMF bosses and I meet once a week to discuss potential changes and strategies. Then I spend a couple of hours a week on research and make more progress on coordinating the new league.

CMF: How has the pandemic affected your work? How have you adjusted to it?

I have been home a lot more so I have been able to stay productive.

CMF: What do you like to do in your spare time?

I like to play sports and watch tv series in my small amount of free time.

CMF: What other work do you do outside of the CMF?

Apart from my work at the CMF, I am the Bookings Administrator for Edmonton Soccer and an Arena Operator for Strathcona County.

CMF: What do you hope to accomplish while with the CMF?

I hope I can improve my coordinating skills and apply them to league and event positions in the future. Looking forward to what lies ahead during my time with the CMF!

Ryleigh’s LinkedIn

Next time, we will introduce you to Sheel Tripathi, the new Digital Marketing lead of the Canadian Minifootball Federation (CMF)!


Michael Mazzel

CMF Sports Journalist

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