Former President Ken Strong is appointed as an Honorary Life Member

Ken Strong receiving his Honorary Life Membership award from President Tony Martin

Ken Strong has been awarded Honorary Life Membership of the Association. He has been a devoted volunteer, initially beginning as a Branch Committee member in Ulster and then at national level in the Irish Association. In addition to service in his local Tyrone County Association, Ken was Ulster Branch Secretary for 16 years, Chairman and President each for 5 years. He is a former Chair, Secretary and International Director of Table Tennis Ireland as well as Chair of the former National Training & Selection Committee.

Table Tennis Ireland Chair, Joseph A. Hickey, said about Ken’s award:

“Ken has made an extraordinary contribution to the sport over the last 50 years at both national and provincial levels.  In terms of time and effort, it is without parallel in the history of the Association. The members who have observed even a small part of his incredible journey, know of his deep commitment to improving the standard of Irish table tennis, at all levels. On behalf of the members all around the country, I congratulate him on his appointment as an Honorary Life Member.”

The Award was presented to Ken at the Association’s Annual General Meeting by Irish President, Tony Martin.