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Tomasz Wojciech Wałdoch (Polish pronunciation: [ˈtɔmaʂ ˈvawdɔx]) (born 10 May 1971)[1] is a Polish former professional footballer. He holds German citizenship.[citation needed]

Tomasz Wałdoch
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Personal information
Full name Tomasz Wojciech Wałdoch
Date of birth (1971-05-10) 10 May 1971 (age 48)
Place of birth Gdańsk, Poland
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1986–1988 Stoczniowiec Gdańsk
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1995 Górnik Zabrze 152 (8)
1995–1999 VfL Bochum 133 (8)
1999–2006 Schalke 04 141 (12)
2006–2007 Jagiellonia Białystok 5 (0)
Total 432 (29)
National team
1991–2002 Poland 74 (2)
Teams managed
2006–2008 Schalke 04 U17 (Assistant coach)
2008 Schalke 04 II (Assistant coach)
2008–2009 Schalke 04 U17 (Assistant coach)
2010 Górnik Zabrze (Director of Sport)
2011–2012 Schalke 04 U17
2012–2014 Schalke 04 Jugend
2014– Schalke 04 II (Assistant coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He had a 10-year international career, where he often captained the side, including at the 2002 World Cup. His club career was mostly spent in Germany with VfL Bochum and Schalke 04.[2]

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Club careerEdit

International careerEdit

He played for the Polish national team, for which he earned 74 caps.[3] Wałdoch was a participant at the 1992 Summer Olympics, where Poland won the silver medal,[4] and was the captain of the Polish team for the 2002 World Cup.

Coaching careerEdit

On 1 July 2006, he was named as the new assistant coach of the FC Schalke 04 U17 team. From 15 April 2008 until 30 June 2008, he was the assistant coach at Schalke 04 II. On 11 November 2009, it was announced that he would become the temporary Assistant coach of Poland national football team, assisting Franciszek Smuda.[5] He has since been replaced in the role by his former teammate Jacek Zielinski. On 20 April 2010, he was named as the new Director of Sport of his first professional club Górnik Zabrze.[6] He left later that year, in November. He was then coach of the Schalke 04 U17 team from July 2011 to June 2012. From July 2012 to June 2014, he was the coach of the Schalke 04 Jugend team. Currently, he is the assistant coach of the Schalke 04 II team for the second time, serving under Jürgen Luginger.

Personal lifeEdit

Wałdoch is married and has four children - two sons and two daughters. His son Kamil (born 4 July 1992) currently plays for fourth tier club FC Kray in Essen.[7][8]

Career statisticsEdit

International goalsEdit

Source:[9]
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 23 September 1992 Stadion Miejski, Poznań, Poland   Turkey 1–0 1–0 1994 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 15 March 1995 Miejski Stadion Sportowy "KSZO", Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski, Poland   Lithuania 2–0 4–1 International Friendly

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tomasz Wojciech Wałdoch - Matches and Goals in Bundesliga". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 19 May 2019.
  2. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (7 December 2017). "Tomasz Wojciech Wałdoch - Matches and Goals in Bundesliga". RSSSF. Retrieved 15 December 2017.
  3. ^ Klukowski, Tomasz (7 December 2017). "Tomasz Wałdoch - International Appearances". RSSSF. Retrieved 15 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Tomasz Wałdoch Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 29 October 2009.
  5. ^ Polen: Tomasz Waldoch "Ich habe sofort spontan zugesagt"
  6. ^ Sport: Spektakularny powrót
  7. ^ "1. Mannschft: Kamil Waldoch" (in German). FC Kray. Retrieved 6 September 2014.
  8. ^ Kamil Waldoch kommt von Schalke 04
  9. ^ "Football PLAYER: Tomasz Wałdoch". eu-football.info. Retrieved 4 July 2017.

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