Adam Nawałka was born on the 23rd of October 1957 in Kraków. He started his professional career at Wisła Kraków. During his 11 seasons there he made 190 appearances in which he scored 9 goals. He was a manager of several T-Mobile Ekstraklasa clubs such as his hometown Wisła, Jagiellonia Białystok and Górnik Zabrze. He was a second coach of the National Team during Leo Beenhakker's era. On the 26th of October 2013 he became the thead coach of the Polish National Team.