"Fortune favors the prepared"
Jan Prochazka is a co-founder of the Sport Lead in which he is also a lecturer and a mental coach. He has been mental coach of the Mentally Fit International Institute residing in Brussels since 2017. He is a cofounder and a lecturer of the International Leadership and Business Academy. He is a member of the Czech Coaching Academy of the Czech Olympic Committee, for which he presented at many workshops for coaches and parents. He has published expert texts and has participated in several international internships with elite world sport academies. He has also participated in several international workshops of the Leaders. „Sport has taught me, that it is necessary to go towards the luck. Investing in my education always paid off in my life. It opens new opportunities. I have been able to gain great deal of experience thanks to my passion for sports. I would like to share my experience mainly with young athletes and coaches. I would like to inspire them and help them in their personal development on a successful way to reach their goals in sports and personal life.”
Jan has had the opportunity to experience sport from many points of view and from many positions. He has participated in 3 Olympic Games and 15 World Championships including 4 World Championship titles. He was assistant Coach of Czech national ice hockey teams and Czech Inline National Team and a sport manager of the Czech Floorball national teams when winning the World Championship titles. He has also worked for the sport section of the Czech Ice Hockey Association, where he participated in Czech hockey development projects. He participated in various foreign internships. He has gained great deal of experience as a head coach of the adult teams in France and as a head coach of the adults and as a sport director of the ice hockey academy in Italy won 2 national championship titles.
He won Czech junior ice hockey championship as a player. He has been a coach of youth teams for more than 20 years. He began in a hockey club in Pardubice. He gradually went through all age categories including being the head Methodist. He won 3 Czech ice hockey titles with Pardubice as a video coach, a scout and a consultant. His curiosity and desire to learn has been part of his whole life. In addition to his international coaching A license at Charles University, he finished his studies in sport management and social-pedagogy focusing on physical training and sports. He undertook many postgraduate courses such as sport psychology, positive psychology, neurophysiology etc. He specializes in Leadership and Talent.
Leaders: Chicago, Soldier Field (NFL); New York Times; FC Arsenal London; Los Angeles, University of Southern California; Coaching Academy of COC: INSEP Paris; Red Bull Salzburg; SAP: FC Manchester City; Hertha Berlin; Eintracht Frankfurt; TSG 1899 Hoffenheim; Grasshopper Zürich; Jokerit Helsinki; CSLH: Frölunda Indians; HV71 Jönköping; Stockholm; Las Vegas (USA Hockey), Edmonton Oilers (NHL), HC Sochi (KHL), Biel (IIHF)
Czech Coaching Academy of the Czech Olympic Committee ; Czech Ice Hockey Association; Czech Basketball Federation; Czech Football association; Czech floorball; Czech Hockey Federation; Czech Street Hockey Association; Czech Curling association; Czech University Hockey League; Leaders (Roundtables); International Ice Hockey Federation; SAP Sports One; Jokerit Helsinky; USA Hockey; French Ice Hockey Federation, Italian ice hockey federation.
Mental resistance (Czech Coaching Academy of the COC), Masters´ values (Coach, COC), Sport organization governing (Coach, COC), Quo Vadis Coach (Czech Basketball Federation)
Family, Olympionism, sports, mental coaching, psychology, sociology, leadership, education