Pavel Neuman

Born on March 12, 1987 in Kroměříž

Pavel Neuman is a university-educated professional ice hockey coach with many years of coaching and managerial experience. He is also the owner and managing director of the private hockey academy P. N. HOCKEY (


Life Story

He comes from a sports family, his father was a construction engineer and a businessman. The mother works as a judicial officer. In 2004, when he was in high school, he played ice hockey, football and other sports. At the age of less than 17, he became seriously ill with venous thrombosis and fought for his life. After winning the fight against the disease, he had to end his sports career due to health reasons. He started his coaching career at the age of 17, when he worked for the youngest age categories in Kroměříž. Subsequently, he also coached the teams U10 - U14, U 16, U18 and U20.

Coaching career

He started his coaching career in Kroměříž, where she worked in the years 2004 - 2016. During these years, he gradually worked in all youth categories from U 6 to U 20. In 2011, he became the head coach of youth.

He joined the HC ZUBR Přerov club in 2016 and still works there as a youth coach. During these years, he worked in categories as a head coach in categories U 11 - U 20. In the year 2018 / 2019 he worked as an assistant and skills trainer for the A - team playing the 1st league (Chance League).

Activities for the Czech Ice Hockey Association

In the 2014 / 2015 season, he worked as the ČSLH Regional Coach and in the following season as the ČSLH Coach for small clubs. He also helped out at the MBK Vyškov club. In the clubs HK Kroměříž and HC ZUBR Přerov he also worked as the head coach of SPS and SCM.

Regional selections of the Czech Ice Hockey Association

In the regional selection of the Zlín Region, he worked in the years 2013 - 2016 in the category U14 (years 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003). Within the Olomouc Regional Selection, he worked in the 2016/2017 season in the U14 category (year 2003), in the following season 2017/2018 he worked in the U12 category (year 2006).


Managerial career

Since 2010, he has run his private hockey academy, P. N. HOCKEY, which organizes an out-of-club program for young ice hockey players.

In the years 2011 - 2016, he worked as the youth head coach of HK Kroměříž.

In the years 2013 - 2016, he worked as the manager of the Kroměříž ice arena in the company Sportovní zařízení města Kroměříž.

Since 2016, he has been working as the youth head coach of HC ZUBR Přerov.


Lectures and publications

He started his lecture activities in 2010 for parents at the P. N. HOCKEY Hockey Academy (youth development in ice hockey, sports and physical training, education and motivation).

Since 2014 he has been a lecturer under the coaching license "C", since 2019 also for the coaching license "B". He started publishing as part of his diploma theses on studies in the field of higher education. In the field of ice hockey, the "Ice Hockey Association" Teaching and Training on the Fields "was launched in 2014 for the Czech Ice Hockey Association, and in 2018" Records of training units - tournament of 4 countries of hockey teams U16 ". All publications can be found in the relevant section HERE.



In Kroměříž in the years 2004 - 2016 he won the U 12 competition in the 2010 / 2011 season and the U 14 competition in the 2013 / 2014 season. In 2012, he was named the best youth coach of the city of Kroměříž.

In Přerov, in the 2016 / 2017 season, he was 3rd in the U 14 Youth Championship of the Czech Republic in Hradec Králové. In the 2017 / 2018 season in the U 16 extra league, he won 4th place at the Youth Championship of the Czech Republic in Ostrava - Poruba.

With the selection of the Olomouc region, he won the title of Czech champion in the 2016 / 2017 season with the U 14 team.

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