European Hockey Federation (EHF) – BELGIUM

Belgium / Europe

The European Hockey Federation (EHF) is the governing body of hockey in Europe. It was founded in 1969 in Cardiff, Wales.

The EHF is composed of the Member Associations of European nations (43) that govern hockey in their countries. The EHF is one of 5 Continental Federations that are affiliated to the International Hockey Federation (FIH), the world governing body for hockey.

EHF Mission Statement: “To encourage, promote, develop and administer hockey in Europe at all levels in order to maintain hockey as an Olympic Sport on the Olympic Program and maximise participation, standards, enjoyment and community involvement. The work of the EHF and its efforts shall be based on democracy, loyalty, equality and especially recognising the importance of our volunteers”.

EHF is looking to build an educational institute for hockey to create a framework for sharing strong grassroots structures and skills between all members within the European Hockey Family. Create through the established and emerging European hockey federations so best practice can be shared and built together to maximise the knowledge transference and educational frameworks to grow the grassroots infrastructure in European Hockey.