Markus Lang

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Markus Lang
birthday February 29, 1976
place of birth Lauffen am NeckarGermany
position Storm
Years station
FV Kirchheim
FV Union Böckingen
VfB Stuttgart
Stuttgart Kickers
Years station Games (goals) 1
1994-1995 Stuttgart Kickers II at least 26 (21)
FV Zuffenhausen
VfR Heilbronn
FV Zuffenhausen
1999-2004 SGV Freiberg
2004–? TSV Schwieberdingen
FC Heilbronn
VfL Gemmrigheim
Stations as a trainer
Years station
VfL Gemmrigheim
2013 SG Sonnenhof Großaspach (assistant trainer)
2013-2017 TSG Backnang 1919
2018– SG Sonnenhof Großaspach U19
2018– SG Sonnenhof Großaspach (assistant trainer)
2019 → SG Sonnenhof Großaspach (interim)
2019 → SG Sonnenhof Großaspach (interim)
2020 → SG Sonnenhof Großaspach (interim)
1 Only league games are given.

Markus Lang (born February 29, 1976 in Lauffen am Neckar ) is a German soccer coach and former player . He is currently employed by SG Sonnenhof Großaspach .


Lang, who grew up in Kirchheim am Neckar , played in the youth division for FV Kirchheim, VfB Stuttgart and Stuttgarter Kickers . In the 1993/94 season he also played for the Kickers for the first time in the reserve team in the Landesliga Württemberg , in the 1994/95 season he completed at least 25 league games in a team with Zoltan Sebescen and Tayfun Korkut and was the top scorer with 21 league goals his team. As a striker he also played in the following years in Württemberg amateur football, after stints at FV Zuffenhausen and VfR Heilbronn , he joined SGV Freiberg in the association league in 1999 . With the team he made the league promotion in 2001, until 2004 he played 44 games (17 goals) for the club in the Oberliga Baden-Württemberg . In 2004 he went to TSV Schwieberdingen, at FC Heilbronn he tore his cruciate ligament in his first game for the club in Backnang .

The trained sports specialist is the owner and sports director of the children's soccer school elfwerken . In 2006 he acquired the Trainer A license at the Hennef Sports School and was a trainer at VfL Gemmrigheim in the district league A for five years , partly as a player trainer. In January 2013 he became assistant coach under Rüdiger Rehm at the regional league team SG Sonnenhof Großaspach , but ended this activity again after six months because it was not possible to agree the time with his football school. From summer 2013 he was coach of the national league club TSG Backnang 1919 . He led the team to promotion to the Württemberg league in 2014 and to promotion to the Baden-Wuerttemberg Oberliga in 2017, despite his already established departure at the end of the season.

For the 2018/19 season he returned to SG Sonnenhof Großaspach, which is now in the third division , as "Sporting Director of Talent Promotion" . In this role he was assistant coach of the first team, head coach of the U19s in the association relay and was also responsible for a new concept in promoting talent, for which the club entered into a cooperation with Lang's football school on the occasion of its "Dorfklub football school". Before the penultimate match day of the 2018/19 season , after the dismissal of the previous head coach Florian Schnorrenberg , Lang took over the interim coaching position of the professional team. With two wins from the two games against FSV Zwickau (5: 2) and Fortuna Cologne (2: 0), he led the team to a non-relegation zone. A continuation of his work as head coach beyond the end of the season was ruled out from the start because he did not have the necessary football instructor license.In 2019 and 2020 he was not given a place on the course despite having passed the entrance exam. In December 2019, before the last match day before the winter break, after Oliver Zapel's dismissal, he again took over the interim coaching position at Großaspach, and he still lacks the necessary coaching license for a longer-term head coaching role.

After the new coaching duo Mike Sadlo and Heiner Backhaus were released again after the winter break after three match days in mid-February 2020 , Lang took over the coaching post again on an interim basis. On the 26th matchday, Hans-Jürgen Boysen was installed in office until the end of the season and Lang was also appointed his assistant.

Individual evidence

  1. 1993/94 Kickers II , accessed on May 12, 2019
  2. 1994/95 Kickers II , accessed on May 12, 2019
  3. ^ German Sports Club for Football Statistics eV: The Württemberg Book 2005 . DSFS, Mettmann 2005, p. 54 .
  4. a b Team thought should come to the fore (April 18, 2013) , accessed on May 12, 2019
  5. elfwerken - Trainer , accessed on May 12, 2019
  6. Three games unbeaten - but again scored 2 points too little (April 19, 2009) , accessed on May 12, 2019
  7. Lang is leaving SG and will probably go to TSG Backnang (April 12, 2013) . accessed on May 11, 2019
  8. Vom Tiefstapler zum Meistermacher (June 7, 2014) , accessed on May 12, 2019
  9. Markus Lang says goodbye in summer (March 27, 2017) , accessed on May 12, 2019
  10. Backnanger Wahnsinn im Hitzetopf im Breisgau (June 19, 2017) , accessed on May 12, 2019
  11. Markus Lang should promote Aspach's talents (May 3, 2018) , accessed on May 12, 2019
  12.; Two games to go: Schnorrenberg has to go (May 6, 2019) , accessed on May 12, 2019
  13. Pelivan's dream free kick initiates Aspach's rescue (May 18, 2019) , accessed on May 19, 2019
  14. SG coach Markus Lang: “We were burdened with great responsibility” (May 22, 2019) , accessed on May 25, 2019
  15. SG Sonnenhof Großaspach releases Oliver Zapel (December 16, 2019) , accessed on December 16, 2019
  16. SG does not want to hire a firefighter (December 17, 2019) , accessed on December 19, 2019
  17. After only three games: Aspach ends coaching experiment with Sadlo and Backhaus (February 12, 2020) , accessed on February 12, 2020
  18. With identification in the next few weeks: Hans-Jürgen Boysen takes over, Markus Lang remains assistant trainer ,, accessed on February 26, 2020