Press Release

JHF Boss looks to rebuild hockey

Following government approval for national team training, president of the Jamaica Hockey Federation (JHF), Fabian Stewart, is anticipating that approval for competition is not far behind.

 

The approval for senior men’s and women’s teams to begin preparation for the Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC) qualifiers in April is the first activity for the sport locally in 18 months due to the COVID-19 restrictions. read more

President of the Jamaica Hockey Federation(JHF) elected to the Board of The Pan American Hockey Federation (PAHF)

Fabian Stewart was elected to the Pan American Hockey Federation (PAHF) Board of Directors for a two year term at the recently concluded biennial PAHF Congress held in Santiago, Chile, January 27 – 29th 2022.  Fabian Stewart is the first JHF President to be elected to the PAHF Board of Directors in over a decade. While growth in the sport has been affected by the Pandemic during the last two years, the JHF has accomplished the following under President Stewart’s leadership: 

  • PAHF regional programs for Coaching, Training and Development 2016 – 2022;
  • Received the PAHF’s President’s Award for Youth Development 2019; and
  • The PAHF Award for successfully hosting the Pan Am CAC Qualifiers in 2017  

Fabian Stewart also serves on the Board of Directors for the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA)

For more information, contact

Email address: jhfsecretary@jamaicahockeyfed.org 

The Jamaica Hockey Secretariat 

Tel: 876-702-4497

JHF Elects New Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Jamaica Hockey Federation elects a new Board of Directors at its Annual General Meeting.

Mona AstroTurf, Kingston, December 12, 2021: The Jamaica Hockey Federation (JHF) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at the Mona Astro Turf. The council, made up of clubs, individual, and life members, gathered to fill the positions of men’s vice-president, women’s vice-president, and honorary secretary.

Ricardo Panton, who had been Vice-President since January 2021, has been reinstated. Ricardo returns to the board with a wealth of sports management experience, having worked for some of Jamaica’s top sports companies and teams, including Ballaz International and the Jamaica National Men’s Hockey Team, where he served as Team Manager.

The new Women’s Vice-President is Ms. Dionne Smallhorne, who served as Team Manager for the Women’s Team at the 2018 Central America and Caribbean (CAC) Games. Smallhorne, a country bakery manager at PriceSmart, brings a wealth of experience in operations, customer relations, and auditing to the board.

Krystal Buchanan, an experienced banker at VM Group, joins the board as Honorary Secretary. Krystal, a marketer by training, has a wealth of customer service and supervisory experience. Fabian Stewart, President; Dr. Carlton Campbell, Director; Collington Rowe, Honorary Treasurer; Lt. Colonel Roderick Rowe, Director; and Victor Tomlinson, Immediate Past President, complete the Board.

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For more information, contact:
Krystal Buchanan
Honorary Secretary
Email address: jhfsecretary@jamaicahockeyfed.org

Or

The Jamaica Hockey Secretariat
Tel: 876-702-4497