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Frank 'Funny' Heinemann (born 8 January 1965) is a German football coach, who is assistant manager of KFC Uerdingen and a retired player.[1][2]

Frank Heinemann
Personal information
Date of birth (1965-01-08) 8 January 1965 (age 54)
Place of birth Bochum, West Germany
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder/Defender
Club information
Current team
KFC Uerdingen (assistant)
Youth career
SV Vöde
0000–1976 DJK Hiltrop-Bergen
1976–1983 VfL Bochum
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1986 VfL Bochum II
1986–1996 VfL Bochum 216 (15)
Teams managed
1996–2009 VfL Bochum (assistant)
2009 VfL Bochum (caretaker)
2011–2013 Hamburger SV (assistant)
2013–2015 VfL Bochum (assistant)
2014 VfL Bochum (caretaker)
2016 SV Darmstadt 98 (assistant)
2017 1. FC Kaiserslautern
2019– KFC Uerdingen (assistant)
2019 KFC Uerdingen (caretaker)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Coaching careerEdit

From 1996 until 2009, Heinemann was the assistant manager of VfL Bochum. He was appointed as the caretaker manager of Bochum's Bundesliga team on 21 September 2009 until a new manager was appointed on 27 October.[3] Between 1 March 2010 and 14 March 2011, Heinemann was youth coordinator of VfL Bochum.[4]


On 16 March 2019 he briefly took over KFC Uerdingen as caretaker manager.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ohne Gerland wäre er Armine geworden" (in German). VfL Bochum. 11 August 2009. Retrieved 11 August 2009.
  2. ^ "Heinemann wird Oennings "Co"" (in German). kicker.de. 20 May 2011. Retrieved 15 August 2011.
  3. ^ "Heinemann wird Koordinator der Nachwuchsabteilung" (in German). Der Westen. 15 February 2010. Retrieved 15 August 2011.
  4. ^ "Richter wird Leiter der Nachwuchsabteilung" (in German). VfL Bochum. 14 March 2011. Retrieved 15 August 2011.
  5. ^ "Heinemann wird Interims-Trainer". kfc-uerdingen.de. 16 March 2019. Retrieved 16 March 2019.

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