This is SJRY / FHPA

Purpose and objectives

Finnish Ice Hockey Players´ Association is an interest group of ice hockey players, founded in 1973.

Our objective is to promote and supervise the players´ status as employees by a collective safeguarding of the players´interests. We also aim at taking care of the players´ insurance and social security, as well as of their educational opportunities beyond ice hockey.

The Ice Hockey Players´ Educational and Career Advancement Foundation, founded 1982, operates under the auspices of the Players´Association.

Contact information

Finnish Hockey Player Association (FHPA)

Address: Uutiskatu 2,
00240 Helsinki,
tel. +358 9 621 6322
email: toimisto(at)

Jarmo Saarela

Jarmo Saarela

Executive Director

+358 40 546 5017


Pirkko Vappula

Pirkko Vappula


+358 45 631 2272


Iiro Järvi

Iiro Järvi

Communications Director

+358 40 519 3738