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Jukka Jalonen

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Jukka Jalonen (born November 2, 1962 in Riihimäki, Finland) is a Finnish professional ice hockey coach and former player. He is the current head coach of Finnish national men's ice hockey team.

Jalonen has coached several Finnish ice hockey teams in the SM-Liiga: Ilves (1992–1995), Lukko (1996–1997), and HPK (2001–2007), and also Vaasan Sport in Mestis (known as I-divisioona at that time). He also coached the Newcastle RiverKings and Newcastle Jesters in the British Ice Hockey Superleague during seasons 1999/2000 and 2000/2001.

During his coaching career he has won the Finnish Championship once, in 2006, with HPK. He has won also four bronze medals; 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2007. All of them were with HPK.

In his playing career, he played in two SM-liiga games for JyP HT in the 1985-86 season. He also played for JYP, Jääahmat and Lohi in lower divisions.

Preceded by
Kari Jalonen
Kalevi Numminen trophy
2005 - 2006
Succeeded by
Kari Jalonen
Preceded by
Doug Shedden
Finnish national ice hockey team coach
2008 - ?
Succeeded by

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