|Born||July 22, 1962,|
|5 ft 10 in (2 m)|
185 lb (84 kg; 13)
TJ Tesla Pardubice
ASD Dukla Jihlava
HC IPB Pojišťovna Pardubice
HC Slovan Bratislava
ESC Moskitos Essen
HC Hradec Králové
|Ntl. team|| Czechoslovakia &|
|NHL Draft||182nd overall, 1985|
Jiří Šejba (born July 22, 1962 in Pardubice, Czechoslovakia) is a retired hockey player. He was drafted in the 9th round, 182nd overall in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft by Buffalo Sabres. He is currently the head coach of the LHK Jestřábi Prostějov.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
After The Velvet Revolution, Šejba moved to America. He stayed there for two season mostly playing for Rochester Americans of the AHL, but he also played 11 games for Buffalo Sabres of the NHL in his first overseas season.
In 1992, Šejba moved back in Europe, to be more specific, in Finland where he played one season for Jokerit in the Finnish Liiga. Then he played two seasons for his hometown team HC Pardubice and after these two years, Šejba moved to Slovakia to spend here his next two years of his career. He played there for HC Slovan Bratislava.
In 2000, Šejba finally moved back to his native country to play here his last career season. But he played only one game for his hometown club HC IPB Pojišťovna Pardubice of the Tipsport Extraliga and six games for HC Hradec Králové of the 2. Liga.
He played for Czechoslovakia at the 1985 (where he scored a hat-trick in the game against Canada which decided who will become the gold medalist), 1986, 1987 and 1989 World Championships, 1987 Canada Cup and 1988 Olympics.
Team Staff career[edit | edit source]
|Head coach||HC Pardubice U18||2002 - 2004|
|Assistant coach||HC Moeller Pardubice||2004 - 2005|
|Assistant coach||Czech National U18 Team||2006 - 2007|
|Head coach||HC Pardubice U20||2006 - 2007|
|Head coach||HC Moeller Pardubice||2007 - 2008|
|Head coach||BK Mladá Boleslav||2008 - 2009|
|Assistant coach||BK Mladá Boleslav||2009|
|Head coach||GKS Tychy||2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2017|
|Sports manager||HC ČSOB Pojišťovna Pardubice||2011 - 2013|
|Head coach||Unia Oswiecim||2017 - 2018|
|Head coach||China Golden Dragons||2019 - 2020|
|Head coach||LHK Jestřábi Prostějov||2020 - present|