Sniff Poppers


  • 2012 Coaching program at the Finnish Sports Federation, primary focus on mental coaching and team sports
  • 2013 First Aid Course, Level 1

Areas of Expertise

  • team building, optimizing resources
  • long-term practice planning
  • mental training
  • task and goal-oriented offskates training
  • correct technique and body control
  • strategy and tactics, onskates packwork
  • power transfer and aggressive skating (physical gameplay)


  • Finnish, English

Athletic Background

  •  track & field, modern dance, gymnastics

Committees & League Affiliations

  • 2012-2013 Head of the nationally funded network project for a sustainable roller derby coaching culture in Finland
  • 2010-Present  Kallio Rolling Rainbow, Helsinki, Finland
    WFTDA Apprentice 2013,
    (Head of Coaching, Chairwoman, A-team skater, founding member)
  • 2009–2010 Helsinki Roller Derby, Helsinki, Finland
    WFTDA member 2013,
    (Secretary, A-team skater, founding member)
  • 2013 Women’s Roller Derby Team Finland
    (Team Manager, member of the coaching team)
  • 2012 Roller Derby Finland
    coordination of the national league and Team Finland
    (Chairwoman,    founding    member)

International Roller Derby Training Camps  

  • Organizer in 5 events, advanced/intermediate/beginner level
    (coaches i.a. Mr. Furieux, Rogue Runner, OMG WTF, Shenita Stretcher, I.M. Pain, Master Blaster, Ballistic Whistle, Sarah Hipel, Short Cut, Swede Hurt, Bonnie D. Stroir)
  • Participant in 8 events, advanced/intermediate/beginner level
    (hosts i.a. Stuttgart Valley Rollergirlz, Bear  City Roller Derby, Crime City Rollers)
  • Coach in 5 events, intermediate/beginner level
    (i.a. in Helsinki, Gothenburg, Dresden)