Alexander Rosen

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Alexander Rosen
Alexander Rosen
birthday April 10, 1979
place of birth AugsburgGermany
size 184 cm
position midfield player
Years station
SV Mering
SC Fürstenfeldbruck
FC Augsburg
Years station Games (goals) 1
1998-2002 Eintracht Frankfurt 7 0(0)
1999-2000 →  FC Augsburg  (loan) 20 0(1)
2001 →  VfL Osnabrück  (loan) 12 0(1)
2002-2004 1. FC Saarbrücken 36 0(2)
2004-2005 SV Elversberg 28 0(0)
2006-2007 Follo FK 50 (11)
2008-2009 Stuttgart Kickers 44 0(2)
2009-2010 TSG 1899 Hoffenheim II 37 0(0)
National team
Years selection Games (goals)
1998-1999 Germany U-20 7 0(0)
1999-2001 Germany U-21 7 0(0)
1 Only league games are given.
As of December 8, 2011

Alexander Rosen (born  April 10, 1979 in Augsburg ) is a former German soccer player . He is the "Director of Professional Football" at TSG 1899 Hoffenheim .

Career as a player

Rosen comes from the youth of FC Augsburg . In the summer of 1998 he moved to Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga and one year later for Germany at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Nigeria in part. He made his professional debut on February 20, 1999 in the 1: 4 defeat of Eintracht at TSV 1860 Munich , when he was substituted on in the 86th minute. He could not prevail at Eintracht and was loaned to FC Augsburg and VfL Osnabrück during the contract period . After his return he came in the second division season 2001/02 to three league appearances for the Frankfurt.

For the 2002/03 season Rosen left Eintracht Frankfurt and moved to 1. FC Saarbrücken . In December 2005 he joined the Norwegian club Follo Fotball in the Adeccoligaen through the sports association 07 Elversberg . There he was not only a player, but also worked as a sports assistant to the management of the club. After the end of his two-year stay, he moved to the Stuttgarter Kickers in the Regionalliga Süd in January 2008 and with them reached qualification for the 3rd division in a dramatic final spurt . After the club had missed relegation, he moved to the second team of TSG 1899 Hoffenheim in the Oberliga Baden-Württemberg in 2009 , with which he was promoted to the regional league. His last appearance as an active player he completed on December 12, 2010 in a 1: 2 home defeat against SC Pfullendorf.

Career after active competitive sport

During his time in Norway, Rosen already worked in club management and in January 2009 completed an advanced training course to become an IHK sports specialist alongside football . He then completed a certificate course with a focus on sports economics at the Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences , at the same time he also acquired the Trainer A license . In November 2010, Rosen took over the sporting management of the youth performance center at TSG 1899 Hoffenheim. On April 2, 2013, he was promoted to "Head of Professional Football". Since October 1st, the official name for his position at TSG 1899 Hoffenheim has been "Director of Professional Football".


Rosen is married and has two sons. Rosen's grandfather Gerhard Niklasch was team captain and record player at BC Augsburg in the soccer Oberliga Süd , the top German division at the time, and played alongside Helmut Haller , among others .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. a b We hope: A first class team . ( Memento from June 28, 2015 in the Internet Archive )
  2. IST graduate stories: IST graduate heads Bundesliga youth center . ( Memento from April 13, 2014 in the Internet Archive ) IST-Studieninstitut GmbH, February 8, 2012, accessed on January 28, 2016.
  3. Alexander Rosen is the new sports director in the youth training center . Report from TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, November 7, 2010, accessed on January 28, 2016.