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.
Chairperson - Michael Creane
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
Secretary - Aeidamar Sally
Treasurer - Aisling Daly
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
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 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 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.