Who is who? Let's discover the 5 members of the Hockey Corporate Association.
Gaétan Derenne - General Manager & Treasurer
Born in Namur, Gaétan Derenne is playing hockey for 20 years. He holds a degree of Commercial Engineer and has worked in an audit Big-four environment. During this experience, he noticed that hockey was the main missing corporate sport. This is how he decided to create an unique hockey tournament where different corporate teams could compete together during one evening.
Gregory Uyttenhove - Secretary
Born in Gent, Gregory Uyttenhove is one of the most promising belgian top umpire. Member of the Belgian Umpire Committee during several years, he is often whistling on International level as he is part of the prestigious International Promising Umpire's List. Lawyer and gentleman, this specialist of the quick decisions taking played a key role in the creation of the structure of the entity.
Ixelles Hockey Club - represented by Patrick Dehout
Created in 1996, The Ixelles Hockey Club has rapidly grown up and counts today more than 500 players. Thanks to its centralized location, the Ixelles Hockey Club, represented by Patrick Dehout, has directly become a strategic partner of the Hockey Corporate. Patrick Dehout has contributed substantially to the first edition. He is also an expert in the management & consulting sector.
Royal Belgian Hockey Association - represented by Denis Van Damme
Created in 1907, the Royal Belgian Hockey Association is one of the oldest Belgian sport federations. Their aim is to develop and provide the best conditions to practise this sport in Belgium. Since February 2014, Hockey Corporate and the Royal Belgian Hockey Association have joined their force to better develop the corporate hockey. Denis Van Damme, communication & marketing manager is providing its ideas in the development of the corporate hockey.
Jean-Christophe Capelle, Finance Manager, has more than 20 years financial and operational experience along with a Business Engineering Degree. During 6,5 years, he operated the management and development of the Royal Belgian Hockey Association as general secretary. During this period, he was also elected as member of the Executive Board of the European Hockey Federation.