Naprzód Janów

Naprzód Janów is an ice hockey team from the Janów neighbourhood of Katowice, Poland. They compete in the Polska Hokej Liga, the top level of ice hockey in Poland.

Naprzód Janów
CityKatowice, Poland
LeaguePolska Hokej Liga
Founded1920 (club)
1950 (ice hockey)
Home arenaJantor Janów
ColoursGreen, White, Black, Red
General managerPoland Janusz Imiołczyk
Head coachCzech Republic Josef Halouzka
Franchise history
1920-1962Górnik Janów
1962-1998Naprzód Janów
2004-presentNaprzód Janów


The team was founded as Górnik Janów in 1920. In 1962, they were renamed their present name, Naprzód Janów. The club ceased to exist in 1998, but returned to the Polish 1. Liga in 2004, as a part amateur team. They won promotion to the PLH in 2006/2007, but were relegated during the 2010/2011 season due to financial troubles. In 2014, they returned to the top level, only to return to the Polish 1. Liga in 2016 after financial difficulties prevented them from playing in the PHL.


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