Our team

Meet the Team

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Antti-Jussi "AJ" Niemi

Director, Founder

Former hockey player

AJ, who played a long and successful career both at home and abroad, won several World Championship medals and a Olympic silver during his career. After his hockey career, AJ completed his BBA degree and is currently attending JYEAT training in addition to his job. AJ also works as a KHL expert on TV.​

"I help athletes do their best to find a job alongside or after their sports career."

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Toni "Dalla" Dahlman

Account Manager, Founder

Former hockey player

Dalla, who also appeared in the national team shirt, had a long career as a hockey player and played in as many as ten different countries. Even before Eezy United was founded, Toni worked in the HR industry for a few years and currently attends JYEAT training in addition to the job.

"It's worthwhile to be active, learn build a good network with many contacts during your sports career. Eezy United yeah!​

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Mikaela "Micce" Ingberg ​

HR specialist, marketing

Former javelin thrower

Micce is a multiple championship medalist and Olympic athlete who is currently pursuing a master’s degree in marketing alongside her job. At Eezy United, she works with HR and marketing as well as athletes career transition.

"We support athletes both during and after their sports careers. Be active yourself and try to think about what other things outside of sports that interest you."

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Anna Nurmi ​

HR consultant

Soccer player

Multiple National League Medalist Anna will soon get her HR bachelor’s degree. As a player, her goal is to play internationally. She is usually the one have who is in first contact with all new applicants and also conducts first stage profile interviews.  

“I know how hard it is to find a job to combine with your athletic career. Eezy United offered me the perfect job and I want to do my best to help other athletes as well. ”

Reetta "Retu" Valkjärvi ​

 

Social media and communication

Hockey player

​Reetta plays hockey in the National league and has won several Finnish Championship medals. In addition to playing, Retu works with communications in several different organisations. She is responsible for producing content to your social media  channels.

 

"Follow Eezy United on social media to get tips, learn about our everyday life and get our employment stories on your feed."

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Lauri Karhunen

Aluejohtaja, Jyväskylä-Kuopio

Entinen valmentaja/jääkiekkoilija

Laurilla on parikymppiseksi kestäneen oman aktiiviurheilun jälkeen tarttunut reppuun laaja liikunta-alan koulutus ja 12 vuoden työkokemus urheilu-valmennuksesta, lajiyhteistyön kehittämisestä sekä urheilu- ja seurajohtamisesta. Lauri toimii satunnaisesti liikunta-alan ja liiketalouden opetustehtävissä pätevöittäen itseään samanaikaisesti opettajan opinnoilla. Meillä Lauri vetää Jyväskylän ja Kuopion alueen toimintaa tavoitteena avustaa lähiseudun urheilijoita työllistymään.

 

”Urheilun parissa kasvaneilla on tyypillisesti sellaisia kykyjä, jotka ovat nykypäivän ja tulevaisuuden työelämätaidoissa valttia. Olet sitten aktiivi- tai entinen urheilija tai valmentaja - ole yhteydessä! Tuen mielelläni sinua seuraavissa työelämän stepeissäsi.”

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Jarkko "Rudi" Square

 

Board, founder

Former hockey player

Multiple World Cup and Olympic medalist Rudi had a long career in the national team and the NHL. Rudi studied economics in the USA early in his career and is currently working for the Columbus Blue Jackets NHL team as a development coach.

"We want to help companies realize the potential of athletes as employees. You learn a lot from sports, whether you are a elite athlete or a junior on a local level."

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