|birthday||March 13, 1958|
|place of birth||Zlaté Moravce , Czechoslovakia|
|Years||station||Games (goals) 1|
|1979-1988||FK Dukla Banska Bystrica||209 (20)|
|1988-1993||FC St. Pauli||129(8)|
|Stations as a trainer|
|1993-1995||Slovakia (assistant coach)|
|1996-1997||FK Dukla Banska Bystrica|
|1998-1999||1. FC Košice|
|1999-2002||1. FC Köln (assistant coach)|
|2002-2004||Eintracht Frankfurt (assistant coach)|
|2005||FC Rot-Weiß Erfurt|
|2005-2006||Sports fans victories|
|2008-2009||Austria (assistant coach)|
|2011–2012||South China AA|
|1 Only league games are given.|
Kocian played from 1976 to 1978 for ZTS Martin in the 2nd division of Czechoslovakia . He then played 209 games for FK Dukla Banská Bystrica in the first division from 1979 to 1988 and played 147 times in the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 for FC St. Pauli between 1988 and 1993 .
Ján Kocian has been a trainer since 1993. Between 1993 and 1995 he worked as an assistant coach for the Slovak national team . He was then head coach at Dukla Banská Bystrica (1st Slovak League) and FC Petra Drnovice (1st Czech League) before he was from 1999 to 2002 at 1. FC Köln and from 2002 to 2004 assistant coach at Eintracht Frankfurt . On February 22, 2005 he took over from René Müller as coach of the second division club FC Rot-Weiß Erfurt , but could not move anything with the Thuringians, so that the club was relegated at the end of the season. From July 1, 2005 to February 4, 2006, Kocian was the head coach of the second division promoted Sportfreunde Siegen , but was dismissed there due to internal disagreements. Since November 3, 2006 he coached the Slovak national team . On June 25, 2008, the Slovak Association split from Kocian because the results were insufficient.
From August 2008 he was, alongside Andreas Herzog, assistant coach of the Austrian national team under the then Czech coach Karel Brückner in charge . On March 4, 2009, his engagement was ended after only seven months after Karel Brückner had announced his resignation.
In December 2010, Kocian signed a two-year contract with the Chinese club Jiangsu Guoxin Sainty FC. His engagement began on January 1, 2011.
Ján Kocian is married to Hana and has a son and a daughter. After he took over the position of assistant coach at 1. FC Köln, he moved with his wife and children to Pulheim , where the family lives to this day.
- Ján Kocian in the database of National-Football-Teams.com (English)
- Ján Kocian in the database of fussballdaten.de
- FOCUS Online: Slovakia puts coach Kocian in front of the door. Retrieved May 6, 2020 .
- Archive link ( Memento from December 11, 2010 in the Internet Archive )
- Kocian Trainer of the Year in Poland , in: transfermarkt.de, June 3, 2014
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Kocian, Jan|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Slovak soccer coach and Czechoslovak soccer player|
|DATE OF BIRTH||March 13, 1958|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Zlaté Moravce , Czechoslovakia|