• UKRDA Grievance and Code of Conduct Working Group: Vacancy
    Chair of the UKRDA Grievance and Code of Conduct Working Group **DEADLINE EXTENDED** The UKRDA has made public our commitment to review the Code of Conduct and Grievance Policy currently in place for the UKRDA and UKRDA member leagues. This is at the same time as a review of these processes within the WFTDA and MRDA. We are seeking a Chair to establish a Working Group outside of the UKRDA Board to review the current policies and develop a new Code of Conduct and Grievance policy which will be put to all UKRDA members at the next AGM, within the … Read more
  • Officiating Development Committee: Applications Open Now!
    The Officiating Development Committee shall include the following as well as any other ideas or suggestions that will assist Officials in the UK. Assisting in developing training material for UKRDA Leagues Providing training material support and officiating resources to UKRDA Leagues Developing Officials in the United Kingdom through Training Material and Bootcamps Actively communicate through the Officials portion of the UKRDA Forum Assisting with developing Junior Officials in the United Kingdom Reviewing the current Recognition of the Officials portion of the UKRDA to determine how to allow access to the UKRDA Officials portion of the Forum without the need to … Read more
  • England Roller Derby Management
    UKRDA are delighted to announce the England Roller Derby management and coaches ahead of the upcoming team selection. In our fist announcement we’re delighted to share the new Team Manager and Head Coach. Taking on the role of Team Manager, we have Claire McAllister. Claire joined Big Bucks High Rollers two and a half years ago, and has worked tirelessly to attain her current position of Team Captain. She may be born on April 1st but her approach to England Roller Derby is a serious affair. She is incredibly honoured to be voted into the position of Team Manager for England Roller Derby, and … Read more
  • Team Wales Line-Up Manager: Professor Moriarty
    Earlier, we covered Team Wales‘ Manager and one of their skaters from the 2014 team, but we shouldn’t forget the Coaching team, who will be training and organising Team Wales on track into the 2017 World Cup. In collaboration with Scottish Roller Derby, we’re happy to start off our run of Coaching team interviews with Team Wales’ returning Line-Up Manager, Professor Moriarty. Professor Moriarty has been a member of Neath Port Talbot Roller Derby since she started in the game, 3 years ago. She bench coached the team through last year’s British Champs, and into this year’s. Selected as Line-Up Manager for the first Team Wales which competed … Read more
  • Welcome to Mansfield Roller Derby!
    Mansfield Roller Derby was founded in February 2012 in the county of Nottinghamshire UK. Our overall goal is promote athleticism, personal empowerment and teamwork in order to create a positive and uniquely spirited league of forward thinking skaters, officials and volunteers. Since 2012, the league has grown into a strong and diverse team of individuals and we hope to grow bigger and stronger in the future.
  • National Squad Interviews: Team Wales Manager, Dorkmistress
    In our series of national squad themed interviews in collaboration with Scottish Roller Derby, we present Team Manager: Dorkmistress. Dorkmistress has had a long and varied time in Roller Derby. Starting in 2011 with the Cardiff Roller Collective, as a skater and announcer, she has since moved to Swansea City Roller Derby (in 2013), and moved into refereeing for both Swansea and the South West Silures in 2014. She was Team Manager for Team Wales Roller Derby for the 2014 Blood & Thunder Roller Derby World Cup, and continues in this role, having been re-elected in the post earlier this year. … Read more
  • Team Scotland management roles – applications now open!
    Team Scotland are on the hunt for the best pe0ple to take the team to the 2017 Blood and Thunder Roller Derby World Cup. Team Scotland made it to the knockout stages of the 2014 World Cup in Dallas and are looking to continue to go from strength to strength in 2016/17. Do you feel that you could help Team Scotland? Applications are now open for the Scottish management positions, including: Head coach Assistant coach Line up manager Team manager
  • Welcome to Spa Town Roller Girls!
    THIS.IS.SPA.TOWN. Founded in 2012, Spa Town Roller Girls are Harrogate’s only roller derby club. Their club values are teamwork, inclusiveness, competition, learning and fun! Over the past three years they’ve been working hard to build a regular team of skaters and officials, and now have a club of near 50 active members. Everyone is welcome to join the club as regular members and take part as either competitive skaters (female only, age 18+), recreation league skaters (all, age 16+), skating officials (all, age 16+) or non-skating officials. They are really excited to join UKRDA and help to build a positive … Read more
  • Welcome to North Cheshire Victory Rollers!
    North Cheshire Victory Rollers was founded in November 2011 by lead co founders, husband and wife, Neil and Nic. But in the derby world they are known as Von Finkenstein and Nic Dastardly. The league started skating at local roller discos, practising first how to skate and second how to fall without hurting yourself. The first official training session was in held Frodsham Leisure Centre car park on 1st Jan 2012. The first public bout was in the summer of 2012 against Liverpool B team, where they took the win! At the back end of 2012/2013, they rolled on over … Read more
  • Team Wales National Squad Appointments
    UKRDA are delighted to announce the latest national squads appointments for Team Wales Roller Derby. Our congratulations go out to Dorkmistress who will be at the helm of Team Wales as their Team Manager. Smirkcules will stepping into the role of Head Coach working with Chant-Hell as Assistant Coach. Professor Moriarty will be returning to keep the team calm and in order as Line Up Manager. We would like to wish them all the best of luck in their roles and can’t wait to see them in action and representing roller derby in the UK. The team tryouts will be taking … Read more