Harry Koch (soccer player, 1969)

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Harry Koch
birthday 15th November 1969
place of birth BambergGermany
size 184 cm
position Defense
Years station
1976-1988 SV Hallstadt
Years station Games (goals) 1
1988-1990 SV Hallstadt 49 0(2)
1990-1995 TSV Vestenbergsgreuth 116 0(8)
1995-2003 1. FC Kaiserslautern 220 (23)
2003-2006 Eintracht Trier 69 0(4)
Stations as a trainer
Years station
2006-2011 SV Dörbach
1 Only league games are given.

Harry Koch (born November 15, 1969 in Bamberg ) is a former German soccer player and today's coach .


The 1.84 m tall defender came to 1. FC Kaiserslautern from regional league team TSV Vestenbergsgreuth in 1995 , after drawing attention to himself in the sensational 1-0 Vestenbergsgreuther against FC Bayern Munich in the first round of the 1994/95 DFB Cup had made. In his first season he was relegated to the 2nd Bundesliga with FCK , but won the DFB Cup . After the direct resurgence, he became German champion in 1998 with the FCK. By 2003 he had played 220 league games for FCK, 187 of them in the Bundesliga .

In the Palatinate he was a crowd favorite because of his fighting spirit. In addition, Koch was a sure-fire penalty taker: He scored 11 of 12 penalties in the Bundesliga.

The Franconian then played for two years in the second division and one year in the Regionalliga Süd for Eintracht Trier . In 2006 he ended his playing career. In September 2006 he became coach of the Rhineland league club SV Dörbach , where he replaced Werner Kartz . After the club's relegation to the Bezirksliga West and the departure of several players, Koch resigned as a coach in July 2011.


His son Robin is also an active soccer player and plays for SC Freiburg .


league Games (goals)
1st National League 187 (17)
2nd Bundesliga 076 0(9)
Regional league 060 0(7)
DFB Cup 022 0(4)
European Cup 031 0(5)

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. spiegel.de Interview with Harry Koch
  2. Rhein-Zeitung.de Harry Koch leaves SV Dörbach
  3. Harry Koch at rsssf.com