GKS Tychy (ice hockey)

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GKS Tychy
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City Tychy, Poland
League Polska Hokej Liga
Founded April 20, 1971; 45 years ago (April 20, 1971)
Home arena Stadion Zimowy w Tychach
(Capacity: 2,753)
Colours               
President Poland Grzegorz Bednarski
General manager Poland Wojciech Matczak
Head coach Czech Republic Jiří Šejba
Website Official website

Górnośląski Klub Sportowy (GKS) Tychy is a Polish ice hockey team from Tychy which current plays in the Polska Hokej Liga, the highest professional ice hockey league in the country.

The club was founded April 20, 1971. In 2005, the club achieved its biggest success, by winning the league playoff title. The club has also won six Polish Cup titles, in 2001, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2014. They are the first Polish team to win the Cup three years in a row. They are the current defending Cup champions.

Stadion Zimowy, the home arena of GKS Tychy, has a capacity of 2,753 seats.

Major achievements[edit]

  • Polish Championships (2): 2005, 2015
  • Polish Vice-Championships (8): 1988, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2016
  • Third place (6): 1981, 1983, 2002, 2004, 2010, 2013
  • Polish Cup (6): 2001, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2014, 2016
  • Polish SuperCup (1): 2015

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