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Martin Schmidt (born 12 April 1967) is a Swiss football manager of FC Augsburg.

Martin Schmidt
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Schmidt with Mainz 05 in 2015
Personal information
Date of birth (1967-04-12) 12 April 1967 (age 52)
Place of birth Naters, Switzerland
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
FC Augsburg (manager)
Youth career
1976– FC Naters
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–1998 FC Naters
1998–2001 FC Raron
Teams managed
2003–2008 FC Raron
2008–2010 FC Thun II
2010–2015 Mainz 05 II
2015–2017 Mainz 05
2017–2018 VfL Wolfsburg
2019– FC Augsburg
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

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CareerEdit

Early careerEdit

Schmidt began his coaching career as an assistant coach at FC Raron and the youth team of FC Thun.[1] On 30 March 2010, he signed a contract with 1. FSV Mainz 05 II, valid until 2013.[2] He extended his contract until 2015 on 21 February 2013.[3]

1. FSV Mainz 05Edit

Schmidt became new head coach of 1. FSV Mainz 05 on 17 February 2015 after Kasper Hjulmand had been sacked.[4] His contract was extended until 2018 on 21 April 2015.[5] On 22 May 2017, it was announced that his contract with 1. FSV Mainz 05 was dissolved prematurely in accordance with the club's board.[6]

VfL WolfsburgEdit

Immediately after Andries Jonker was sacked in September 2017, Schmidt was appointed manager of the club.[7] On 19 February 2018, Schmidt resigned effective immediately.[8]

FC AugsburgEdit

He was appointed as the new head coach of FC Augsburg on 9 April 2019.[9]

Personal lifeEdit

He was a part-time auto mechanic before becoming trainer.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Siebter (!) Kreuzbandriss zwang Schmidt in die Knie". Die Welt (in German). 17 February 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Mainz holt den Mini-Gattuso" (in German). Retrieved 18 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Martin Schmidt verlängert bis 2015" (in German). Retrieved 18 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Wie erwartet: Aus für FSV-Coach Hjulmand" (in German). kicker. 17 February 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
  5. ^ "Mainz verlängert mit Trainer Schmidt bis 2018" (in German). dfb.de. 21 April 2015. Retrieved 21 April 2015.
  6. ^ "Martin Schmidt nicht mehr 05-Trainer" (in German). mainz05.de. 22 May 2017. Retrieved 22 May 2017.
  7. ^ "Martin Schmidt is new head-coach". vfl-wolfsburg.de. 18 September 2017. Retrieved 18 September 2017.
  8. ^ "Schmidt wirft in Wolfsburg hin". kicker.de. 19 February 2018. Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  9. ^ "Augsburg stellt Baum frei - Martin Schmidt übernimmt!". kicker.de (in German). 9 April 2019. Retrieved 9 April 2019.

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