Meet Our New Safeguarding Officer

Basketball NI are pleased to announce a new member of the team

Hannah Kennedy has joined the BNI Committee Board as the Safeguarding Officer. Hannah has been involved in basketball for a long time and is excited to bring her passion for the sport and experience of safeguarding to her new role.

We asked Hannah some questions so we can all get to know her better.

Name: Hannah Kennedy

Board Role: Safeguarding Officer

Club Association (if any): Ulster University Tigers 

Favourite thing to do? (other than basketball): Go on holiday

What is your Favourite Film?: Princess Diaries

Favourite Sporting Moment? UUT U14 boys winning the BNI final last year in a triple overtime!

Can you tell us something about yourself that we wouldn’t already know? I did better in my French and Spanish GCSE than I did in my English! 

What are your hopes for the future for basketball in Northern Ireland? For it to become a more well-known/ popular sport with more spectators coming to local games and supporting all the teams. 

We are very excited for Hannah to bring her knowledge of the sport and safeguarding to her new role, our clubs and members.

For any further questions regarding safeguarding and Access NI checks please contact Hannah at

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