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 Federation Internationale de Roller Sports (FIRS) who are the international governing body of roller sports and Confederation Europeenne de Roller Skatings (CERS) 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 is committed to the development of Inline Hockey in Ireland, including 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​ ​fifth​ ​year​ ​of​ ​being​ ​part​ ​of​ ​governing​ ​inline​ ​hockey​ ​in​ ​Ireland,​ ​his first​ ​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​ ​-​ ​Lynne​ ​Creane

lynne.creane@inlinehockeyireland.org

Lynne​ ​has​ ​been​ ​a​ ​Hockey​ ​Mum​ ​for​ ​over​ ​15​ ​years​ ​now​ ​and​ ​has​ ​been​ ​involved​ ​with​ ​the running​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Bangor​ ​Chiefs​ ​in​ ​the​ ​past,​ ​including​ ​serving​ ​as​ ​their​ ​Treasurer.​ ​Lynne​ ​is​ ​a Certified​ ​Accountant​ ​and​ ​will​ ​be​ ​a​ ​key​ ​person​ ​as​ ​IHI​ ​look​ ​to​ ​become​ ​recognised​ ​by Sport​ ​Ireland.


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​ ​year.


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.