Athletes´ Commission Chair:

 Lidwien Reehuis (NED)
Born: 29.04.1986
IFF Player Card

WFC´s: 3 (2009-2015)

Member of the Athletes´ Commission since 2015

Lidwien is an energetic and very well-respected member of the Dutch Floorball community, being involved both as a player, administrator and junior coach. She currently works with Groningen municipality where she contributes to policies about urban development. She wants to continue in the ATC to help raise the profile of the commission and make it more accessible and important to all Floorball players.

 “I think it is important that someone represents athletes from smaller floorball countries to show that floorball is a worldwide sport. I feel the motivation to bring people together, to find creative solutions and to make Floorball a better sport for everyone.”

 

Athletes´ Commission Members:

 Eliisa Alanko (FIN)
Born: 29.08.1988
 IFF Player Card

WFC´s: 5 (2009-17) – Silver x 4; Bronze x 1
U19 WFC´s: 1 (2006) – Silver x 1
National Championships: 2

Member of the Athletes´ Commission since 2013

Eliisa has recently graduated from the University of Turku (Faculty of Medicine Institute of Dentistry), successfully combining a demanding study schedule with her Floorball career for many years. As a player she has seen many sides of the game. She played in Switzerland for two years (2009-11) and believes that this experience contributed a lot both on & off the court. She is a very social and positive person and likes to get to know new people. One of the best things in floorball are the friendships she´s made.

 

 Josefina Eiremo (SWE)
Born: 17.07.1984
 IFF Player Card

WFC´s: 4 (2009-2015) – Gold x 4
National Championships: 4

Member of the Athletes´ Commission since 2013

Josefina retired as a plyer from international and top-level Floorball in 2017 after leading her club team IKSU to the Swedish national title for the 4th time. In 2018 she returned to the national team, this time in the role as Team Manager. She played 101 internationals and was the national team captain for many years. From 4 WFC´s she has 4 gold medals, as well as a IFF Champions Cup gold. Josefina works at an infant school and wants to continue in ATC because it’s interesting and educational. She believes her task  is to listen to other players opinions about the sport, and present these ideas to the IFF via the ATC.Sin

“It’s important and fun as a player to contribute to the development of Floorball. It is inspiring and interesting to be in the ATC and I think that it is important that players are involved and contribute with experience, knowledge and ideas to keep developing floorball.”

 

 Yui Takahashi (JPN)
Born: 15.01.1989
 IFF Player Card

WFC´s: 7 (2005, 2011-2017 and B Division 2007, 2009)
U19 WFC´s: 2 (2008-2016)

Elected to Athletes´ Commission in 2017

Since 2011 Yui has played in the second highest league in Sweden, and is currently studying for her Masters in Education. In Japan, she has been involved, not only as a player but also, a coach of the men´s & the women´s U19 national teams. She has recently established a non-profit organization “T3 FLOORBALL PROJECT” which is an organisation to promote floorball in Japan.

 “My dream is Floorball will be an Olympic sport. Now it becomes bigger and bigger in Europe but not as much in Asia. I want to promote and introduce this wonderful sport to Asia cooperating with other members of the IFF Athletes’ commission.”

 Agata Plechan (POL)
Born: 04.07.1987
 IFF Player Card

WFC´s: 5 (2009-2017 and B Division 2007)

Elected to Athletes´ Commission in 2017

Agata is an experienced floorball player & young entrepreneur. Holding a Masters Degree in Development & International Relations, she has worked in many international organisations including European Parliament and European Olympic Committees EU Office in Brussels. Since 2007 she has lived in Denmark where she plays floorball & runs her own company in Copenhagen.

 “I am sure that my experience from working in the European OC Office, where sport is combined with all different aspects of human life, will help me to perform well as part of the Athletes´ Commission.  I care about every level of floorball development and I dream about seeing it as a part of the Olympic Games.”

 Tero Tiitu (FIN)
Born: 23.04.1982
 IFF Player Card

WFC´s: 8 (2002-2016) Gold x 3; Silver x 4;Bronze x 1
National Championships: 6

Member of the Athletes´ Commission since 2014

Tero has an impressive playing record with two WFC golds, six Finnish national titles and one Swedish championship. He is the all-time leading international goal scorer for Finland. He has recently completed his second Master´s degrees and appears regularly on a Finnish TV sports show.

“I want to make the players’ voice even better heard in the IFF, contribute to developing the sport also outside the rinks as well as further help the sport to reach the Olympic games.”

 Junoh Lee (KOR)
Born: 11.02.1984
 IFF Player Card

WFC´s: 2 (2008 C Division & 2014)

Member of the Athletes´ Commission since 2014

Junoh  has represented Korea at the highest level since 2008 as well as playing in Switzerland and Australia. He was selected as a Global Sports Leader by the Korea Foundation for the Next Generation Sports Talent, and recently worked in the Test Events ManagementDepartment, organising 28 international sport events for the Pyeongchang Organising Committee for 2018 Winter Olympic & Paralympic Games. He is currently living in Laussane and working with….

“With my knowledge in sports and working experience for the Olympic Games, I will do my best to contribute more values to the IFF ATC. I have passion for floorball, confidence and belief for my dream that is to help Floorball get into the Olympic Games.”

 

Tomas Sladky (CZE)
Born: 09.08.1986
IFF Player Card

WFC´s: 6 (2006-2016) Bronze x 2
U19 WFC´s: 1 (2003)

Elected to Athletes´ Commission 2017

During his floorball career Tomas has played in all of the Top 4 leagues – 1. SC Vítkovice (CZE), SV Wiler-Ersigen (SUI), Koovee (FIN), Jönköpings IK (SWE). He studied Sport Management and Coaching at Palackého University in Olomouc, and after spending several years in Sweden where he worked as a floorball instructor at a school in Goteborg, he has now returned to Vitkovice in Czech Republic. He has played over 120 matches with the national team and has two WFC bronze medals from 2010 & 2014.

“I have been playing floorball for 22 years and about 12 years on the top level but I still continue to collect new experiences in my career. I feel that it would be exciting to be part of a committee which can help develop this great sport.”

 

Ole Mossin Olesen (NOR)
Born: 03.07.1988
 IFF Player Card

WFC´s: 5 (2008-2016)

Elected to Athletes´ Commission 2018

Ole has represented Norway at both U19 and senior level, being a member of the men’s national team since 2008. He is well know in the Floorball world for his impressive Zorro skills during matches. He currently plays with Tunet IBK, and has been their team captain since 2012. Away from Floorball, he works in finance.

“I will try to contribute with my point of view from both floorball and the business world, and as a member from outside the “big 4″ countries I might bring forward some different suggestions and arguments to the IFF.”

 

To contact the Athletes´ Commission directly, email to: athletescommission@floorball.sport

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