About Us

Inline Hockey Ireland (IHI) is the national governing body for Inline Hockey in Ireland, both Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland. Inline Hockey Ireland are affiliated with World Skate who are the international governing body of roller sports and World Skate Europe who are the European governing body of roller sports.

Inline Hockey Ireland are responsible for operating national competitions and leagues, establishing the rules and regulations associated with playing inline hockey, and ultimately works towards the development of Inline Hockey in Ireland. This website has been developed as a source of information about the activities of Inline Hockey Ireland and its member clubs.

IHI are committed to the development of Inline Hockey in Ireland, including club development, junior development, female participation, referee development and national team progress. These areas of development will be achieved through a number of specific task groups that have the backing of the executive committee.

Structure


Chairperson​ ​-​ ​Michael​ ​Creane

michael.creane@inlinehockeyireland.org

Michael​ ​is​ ​entering​ ​his​ ​sixth​ ​year​ ​of​ ​being​ ​part​ ​of​ ​governing​ ​inline​ ​hockey​ ​in​ ​Ireland,​ ​his second ​as​ ​chairperson.​ ​Michael​ ​has​ ​a​ ​background​ ​in​ ​business​ ​management​ ​has​ ​ambitions to​ ​both​ ​grow​ ​the​ ​sport​ ​in​ ​Ireland​ ​and​ ​also​ ​enhance​ ​Ireland’s​ ​position​ ​on​ ​a​ ​European​ ​and Global​ ​scale.​ ​Michael​ ​is​ ​very​ ​open​ ​to​ ​suggestions​ ​so​ ​if​ ​you​ ​have​ ​an​ ​idea​ ​to​ ​share,​ ​get​ ​in contact​ ​with​ ​him.


Vice​ ​Chairperson​ ​-​ ​Victor​ ​O'Brien

victor.obrien@inlinehockeyireland.org


Secretary​ ​-​ ​Aeidamar​ ​Sally

aeidamar.sally@inlinehockeyireland.org


Treasurer​ ​-​ Aisling Daly

aisling.daly@inlinehockeyireland.org

Aisling has been playing hockey since ​1990. This is her first year as an executive member of Inline Hockey Ireland. ​Aisling is now coach and president of the Flying Ducks club in Dublin where her 3 sons now compete.​ ​Aisling’s background in business will help aid in the  management and growth of funding for the sport, which will provide more opportunities for all members.


Director​ ​of​ ​Senior​ ​Operations​ ​-​ ​Eduards​ ​Bartkevics

eduards.bartkevics@inlinehockeyireland.org

With​ ​a​ ​lifelong​ ​interest​ ​in​ ​the​ ​sport,​ ​Ed​ ​jumped​ ​at​ ​the​ ​chance​ ​of​ ​being​ ​involved​ ​with Inline​ ​Hockey​ ​Ireland.​ ​His​ ​aim​ ​is​ ​to​ ​apply​ ​his​ ​competitive​ ​nature,​ ​tireless​ ​work​ ​ethic​ ​and great​ ​communication​ ​skills​ ​to​ ​the​ ​role.​ ​Making​ ​the​ ​National​ ​Team​ ​a​ ​success​ ​will​ ​be​ ​one of​ ​his​ ​main​ ​priorities.


Director​ ​of​ ​Junior​ ​Operations​ ​-​ ​Steven​ ​Mallon

steven.mallon@inlinehockeyireland.org

Steven​ ​began​ ​playing​ ​Inline​ ​Hockey​ ​in​ ​2007​ ​as​ ​a​ ​15​ ​year​ ​old​ ​before​ ​going​ ​on​ ​to​ ​play Edinburgh​ ​University.​ ​On​ ​his​ ​return​ ​home​ ​last​ ​year,​ ​Steven​ ​got​ ​heavily​ ​involved​ ​with Armagh​ ​Stars​ ​and​ ​helped​ ​re-establish​ ​the​ ​Stars​ ​Junior​ ​programme. Steven​ ​has​ ​a​ ​strong track​ ​record​ ​of​ ​delivering​ ​in​ ​Sport​ ​Volunteering,​ ​and​ ​hopes​ ​to​ ​bring​ ​his​ ​enthusiasm​ ​and experience​ ​to​ ​the​ ​IHI​ ​Junior​ ​setup​ ​over​ ​the​ ​coming​ ​years.


Director​ ​of​ ​Ladies​ ​Operations​ ​-​ ​Dorinda Sinton

dorinda.sinton@inlinehockeyireland.org

Dorinda brings her experience from New Zealand, where she was part of both the NZ Women’s Inline and Ice Hockey teams, before travelling and settling in Belfast. Dorinda has been involved in Inline Hockey in Northern Ireland for over 10 years and brings a passion for Women’s hockey to the floor and is excited to help give Ireland a firm footing in which we can develop for the future. Dorinda will bring her unique experience as a duel international, having represented both Great Britain and New Zealand at the FIRS World Championships, placing 4th both times.

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