Ales Novak was born on 11 August 1964, in Brno, Czech Republic. He is the coach of the Junior National Teams of the Czech Volleyball Federation.
Novak worked as a trainer at Ludvik Danek Sports High School for 20 years. He has also trained junior girls' teams of VK KP Brno club from 1986 to 2011, leadding them to 11 titles in that period.
Since 1999 he has been with the National Teams. His biggest success is a bronze medal at Women's Junior European Championship of 2011 in Serbia.