Marek Hencek was born on Feb. 7, 1975 in Levice,
Slovakia. He is married with a 1-year-old daughter.
Hencek coached in Levice until 2004, afterwhich he began
coaching at the Slovak Volleyball Federation sport center in Nitra. He returned
to Levice the following year, before taking up his former position in Nitra at
the start of the 2005 season.
From 2002-2004, Henec doubled as assistant coach of the
Slovak Youth and Junior Girls National Teams. He was also the assistant coach
of the Junior Women's Team at the 2004 European Championships, where the team
Hencek took the helm of the Youth Girls National Team in
2007, guiding them to second place at the Youth Girl Qualification Tournament
in Turkey and fourth place at the Youth Girls European Championships in
Netherlands this year.