Commission Member – Born and raised in Croatia, Kolja learned about Australian Rules Football in the US while working there. He loved it so much he started the game Croatia when returning home. 5 years later the National team won the Euro Cup, but more importantly has kept pushing the case of AFL with local media and sponsors. Always sees a bright side of life, has positive approach and believes that footy can one day become #1 sport in the world. A designer by trade Kolja has contributed with a lot of design work to European footy. He created some new and changed some old logos. In 5 years time he wants to see Europe grow as a region in footy and become a talent pool for the AFL as well as have a Champions league style competition organised. Loves waking up at 5am at weekends to see live AFL matches.