Irish American Football Association

Management Team

IAFA Board Members

The IAFA Board manages all aspects of American Football in Ireland. Board members are elected every year, with members staying on the Board for a three-year term. Board members may also have another role within the sport. Submissions to the Board can be made to The currently serving board members are as follows:

Position Name  
IAFA Board    
Board Members    
Board Member (President) Michael Smith
Board Member Cillian Smith  
Board Member Aidan Maguire  
Board Member Brian Cleary  
Board Member Declan McNally  
Board Member Russell Kerley  
Board Member Fergal O’Hanlon  
Board Member Vacant  
Board Member (External) Vacant  
IAFA Administration    
Commissioner Cillian Smith
Finance Officer David Norton
National Children’s Officer Michael Smith (acting)
Communications Officer Vacant
Directors and Support Personnel
Director of Officiating Adrian O’Reilly
Director of Coaching Vacant
Director of Flag Football Guillaume Poznanski
Director of Development Russell Kerley
Director of Youth Russell Kerley
Events Manager Pauline Kwasniak
International/IFAF Michael Smith
Irish National Team General Manager Vacant  
Website & Social Media Frieda Gallagher