Martin Campbell, RIP

Posted On 26th June 2020

The European Hockey Federation is deeply saddened to hear of the sudden death of Martin Campbell on 25th June 2020.

Martin was Secretary of the EHF Indoor Committee in the years pre-internet where he managed the EHF’s Indoor events, spending many volunteer hours agreeing match schedules and planning with our hosts.

Martin was also an international umpire, EHF TD and Umpires Manager.

Martin was awarded the EHF Diploma of Merit in 2005 in recognition of his fantastic work for the EHF.

EHF President Marijke Fleuren said “We are very sad today hearing of the sudden death of Martin. We extend our sincere condolences to his wife Beryl and family. Martin was the epitome of a hockey volunteer, giving his free time for the betterment of our sport.

His calm, logical approach earned him the respect of all of those who had the pleasure to work with him.

I had the pleasure of meeting Martin and Beryl many times, we had such companionship together.

Today we have lost a friend, a colleague and a gentleman.”

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