No. 1959-6 (room number represents the year of the first hockey title for Kladno and his jersey number)
hockey forward, Kladno former player, Kladno hockey legend, the Olympic Games and World Championship medallist, five-time National Champion, successful coach of the champion Kladno and the Team European Champion, the Czech Hockey Hall of Famer.
A native of Kladno; Kladno former player, he played for the Rudá hvězda Bratislava (‘Red Star’) and Rudá hvězda Brno during his military service, he completed five seasons in this Moravian team to win four league titles and one second place; after returning to Kladno, he and the team won the champion title (the first for Kladno) in the 1958/1959 season; this constructive versatile forward, fighter, constantly rousing himself and others to a great performance and a successful coach, he played 294 games, scoring 130 goals in the Czechoslovak highest league (of which 200 games for Kladno with 77 goals).
He played his last active player season for Slavia Prague; then became a successful coach of Kladno youth and the A-team winning the league bronze medals in the 1970/1971 and 1971/1972 seasons, he led Kladno to the champion title as a coach in the 1977/1978 season; followed by the victory in the European Cup in February 1979 when, in a nerve-wracking second final game, Kladno defeated Spartak Moscow in a shoot-out.
He coached Slavia Prague for two seasons, and then Kladno playing the II League; he also worked as a coach for the team in the Japanese Furukawa Denko for several years; he participated in four World Championships (one of which was played within the Winter Olympic Games), won two bronze medals (Moscow 1957, Prague 1959) and one silver (Geneva 1961).
He represented the country in 39 matches, scoring 13 goals; he was also an excellent football player, he joined the Rudá hvězda Brno in one league match and even scored a goal..