Role Ice hockey player
Name Par Marts
|Playing career |
Career end 1980
National team Sweden
Career start 1975
|Born 30 April 1953 (age 62)
Falun, Sweden (1953-04-30) |
Similar People Linus Omark, Jimmie Ericsson, Rikard Gronborg, Peter Popovic, Niklas Wikegard
Played for AIK IF, VIK Vasteras HK
Olga and the final swan song for Par Marts | #IIHFWorlds 2016
Pär Mårts (born 30 April 1953) is a retired Swedish ice hockey player, currently head coach of the Swedish men's national ice hockey team.
- Olga and the final swan song for Par Marts | #IIHFWorlds 2016
- Playing career
- Coaching career
- Career statistics
Mårts started his playing career in 1971 for playing VIK Västerås HK in Swedish third-tier division. The following season the club was promoted to Sweden's second-tier division HockeyAllsvenskan. In his fourth season 1974-75 he joined Stockholm based club AIK helping them win promotion for Elitserien. During the seasons of 1975-76 to 1979-80 he played 174 games in Elitserien, totalling 121 points (63 goals, 58 assists) and 63 penalty minutes. Mårts played his last five seasons of his active playing career for Västerås IK in HockeyAllsvenskan.
Mårts has functioned as ice hockey coach since 1986 and is currently head coach of HV71, which he has won one Swedish Championships with. He has coached Västerås IK, Swedish national junior team, Swedish national team, AIK and HV71.
For season 2007-08 Mårts took over as head coach for the Swedish national junior teams; Team 19 and Team 20. His contract with the Swedish Ice Hockey Association spans over three years.
In 2010 he took over the national team which beat favourite Czech team in Kosice.
Statistics as of 21 April 2006.