We bring the Finnish Ice Hockey experties anywhere where you are looking after to take a next step!
Finnish Ice Hockey Academy, FIHAC, offers new and exciting opportunities for hockey operators from around the world! With our experience, we are able to provide something that has not been offered usually in Finland and countries of Asia. The Academy combines the best knowledge of Finnish ice hockey to build players armed with skills that enable them to take their game to the next level. We also give our coaches an experience of life time to meet the new culture and new challenges. Throug our channels we allow companies to get an access to do the business inside ice hockey between the different parties.
Pictures from GREAT WALL seminar and tournament. More info in News.
Finnish and Asian Ice Hockey Joint Venture called ice hockey people to meet each other in China. China has decided to highly develop their winter sport and especially ice hockey for aiming to Winter Olympics 2022 and afterwards. China makes big steps with investments for facilities, equipments, coaching, Junior hockey and for players etc.
Finnish Ice Hockey Academy has a mission to help Asia to grow their ice hockey in best possible way by understanding their great motivation, skills and culture. Ice hockey is a "National game" in Finland. We also want to get our hockey even better by helping new growing hockey nations to find their experties.
Several Clubs and Schools are looking after coaches and instructors to develop ice hockey in Asia. If you are interested a full time or part time job or just to make camps and courses please don't hesitate to contact us.
Seminars and teaching material
We organize different kind of seminars and make modern teaching material to spread the common understanding around our sports.
Clubs and Tournaments
Club exchange is an elementary part of International and National part for the development of ice hockey.
FIHAC offers several different opportunities for players between the ages of 6 and 16. Short term programs such as clinics and camps will be run by our staff/partners and carefully chosen coaches.
Kids are the key for creating new opportunities for our sport. Hockey Schools in Asia and Finland will create the future talents and happy memories.
Our network includes professionals from every side of the game named ice hockey.
Changbai Mountain International Ice&Snow Festival 2019. Jukka-Pekka Vuorinen had a speech.
Peking Blades had a great 12 days camp in Vierumäki and Pajulahti Sport Institutes in Finland. Highlight fo all the players were when they joined Finnish team Haukat at Hartwall Areena(13.000 spectator) ice sheet for common practise coached by Finnish coaches.
Academy joined in FORWARDS IN CHINA seminar in Hartwall Arena Helsinki 11.01.2018 around the game Jokerit - Kunlun Red Stars.
GREAT WALL ICE HOCKEY SEMINAR AND GAMES WERE A SUCCESS IN BEIJING July, 2017:
We had great speakers;
KAI SUIKKANEN. Finnish Ice Hockey coach and former player up to NHL. As a player he won 2 Finnish Championship titles in Kärpät, Oulu and AHL Calder Cup in USA and one title as a coach in TPS Turku at 2010.
In Finnish National team he took Olympic Silver Medals in 1988 in Calgary as a player. He also played in World Championships in 1986. Suikkanen has also coached in Russian League KHL.
ARTO. I.JÄRVELÄ, long-time International and League Referee and Instructor in Finnish Ice Hockey League and International Ice Hockey Federation, IIHF. Now working as a head of competition in Finnish Ice Hockey League.
HARRI LAURILA, former player and now a coach in Finnish Ice Hockey Federation Academy system.
He played in Finnish Ice Hockey League in 5 different clubs and won 4 Championship titles. He also played in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. He was also chosen to the All Star-team in Finnish League and as a best defenceman. As a player he represented his country in Albertville Olympic Games in 1992 and also won silver medal in World Championships. He was also drafted to NHL by Boston Bruins. As a coach he coached Finnish National U-18 and U-20 teams.
EETU QVIST, former player in Finnish League and Swedish Allsvenskan. Now works his own company as a skills coach.
MARKO EK, CEO in Saipa League team and former player in Finnish League.
PEKKA KANKAANRANTA, CEO of Mestis team RoKi from Rovaniemi. Former goalie.
MIKA URAMO, Head of Coaching in Mestis team RoKi from Rovaniemi. Professional coach.
AND our Principal JUKKA-PEKKA VUORINEN
and we had great teams SAIPA U-20 and ROKI U-20 to play with local U-20 teams.
May, 2017, Our Principal Mr. Jukka-Pekka Vuorinen was a speaker in big event in Beijing - International Sport Service Trade Conference. Next day he was in Sport news with 20 mill spectators!
In March, 2017 Fihac members visited coming Olympic sites in Zhangjiakou.
November 2016, Fihac and Bewin Sports organized a big Joint Venture seminar between China and Finland in Beijing.
May 2016, a Finnish delegation was visiting for instance in Olympic Stadium in Beijing.
In April 2016 Fihac was assisting Finnish company Vepe to sell safety boards in South Korea.
Meet our management
Principal, President Jukka-Pekka Vuorinen
2015-2017 Several speeches in seminars in Beijing
2018 Winter Olympic Games, Ice Hockey lectures, Korea 2016
Member of Board of Helsingin Jokerit Ice Hockey Club
Member of Board at Finnish Ice Hockey Federation, South
2006 Winter Olympic Ice Hockey Executive 3 years in Italy, Torino 2003-2006
General Secretary of IIHF World Championships in Helsinki 2001-2003
Member of Organizing Committee in IIHF World Championships 1991, 1997, 2003, 2012, 2013
CEO Of Finnish Professional Hockey League, SM-liiga, 7 years
CEO Of Finnish Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF Member Federation) 12 years
Former-Member of Board at Finnish Ice Hockey Federation and Finnish Hockey League
IIHF, International Ice Hockey Federation Committee member 19 years
IIHF Congress Delegate 24 years
Inaugural President and founding member of Hockey Europe (European Professional Leagues)
World Championship gold medal CEO of Team Finland Ice Hockey 1995
European Championship gold medal GM of Team Finland Women's Ice Hockey 1989
Golden Gross of Ministry of Sport and Culture in Finland, 2012
Former National team and Finnish Elite League coach.
Head of Player Personell at Jokerit KHL team
NHL Central Scouting, European Head Scout
Arto I. Järvelä
Head of Competition and
Referee in Chief in Finnish Ice Hockey League