Janine Lesiak of United Kingdom, leaves in Leeds. Janine is a Physical Education teacher and has been involved with Tchoukball for 12 years. Aside playing Tchoukball she is also playing Net Ball. She is now the performance director at Tchoukball UK, she is responsible for all the coach trainings in UK, with about 1000 level one coaches.
In this interview, Janine explains to us what are her task as the Performance director of Tchoukball UK, what are the major obstacles to develop the game in UK, and their plans put in place to overcome those difficulties.
Steve Abreu is a native of Ohio and a sport enthusiast. He lives in Boston MA, he is a lawyer in trademark and copyright.
Discovering the game in 2011, by an article on the Columbus dispatch about the game of Tchoukball, he was intrigued and wanted to start playing the game. Then with friends he started playing in a park in Boston, inviting people passing by to join. This is how is group of 20 people started enjoying Tchoukball.
Steve also is the enthusiastic person to take over the USTBA and so far, he has been organizing the USTBA Tchoukball championship, which this year is the second edition with five participating teams.
In this interview, Steve explains how he discovered the game, what are his motivations to promote the game, as well as his goals for the next 5 years.