Olaf Holetschek

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Olaf Holetschek
birthday July 12, 1968
place of birth Saalfeld / SaaleGDR
size 182 cm
position Libero , midfield , storm
Years station
0000-1981 BSG Stahl Maxhütte
1981-1986 FC Carl Zeiss Jena
Years station Games (goals) 1
1986-1988 FC Carl Zeiss Jena II 46 0(1)
1987 FC Carl Zeiss Jena 2 0(0)
1988-1989 BSG Jenaer Glaswerk ?? (21)
1989-1998 FC Carl Zeiss Jena 274 (38)
1998-2000 FC Hansa Rostock 37 0(1)
2000-2001 Chemnitzer FC 19 0(2)
2001-2005 FC Carl Zeiss Jena 97 (25)
2005-2006 FC Carl Zeiss Jena II 5 0(0)
National team
Years selection Games (goals)
1990 GDR B 1 (0)
Stations as a trainer
Years station
2005-2007 FC Carl Zeiss Jena (Sports Director)
2006-2007 FC Carl Zeiss Jena II
2007-2008 FC Carl Zeiss Jena (assistant coach)
2008-2011 FC Carl Zeiss Jena (U-19)
2008-2011 FC Carl Zeiss Jena II (assistant coach)
2011–2012 RB Leipzig U17
2012-2016 RB Leipzig II (assistant coach)
1 Only league games are given.

Olaf Holetschek (born July 12, 1968 in Saalfeld / Saale ) is a former German soccer player and today's coach .

Athletic career

Club career

As a teenager, Olaf Holetschek moved from BSG Stahl Maxhütte to FC Carl Zeiss Jena in 1981 and was used there for the first time in the major league in 1987 . The more the junior league squad of the Jena scoring and despite his age, often already in League team FC Carl Zeiss II used in the second division midfielder made his debut in the Upper House of the East German football at 22. Round 1986/87 at 2: 1 home win in Ernst Abbe sports field against BSG Energie Cottbus . The 19-year-old Holetschek came on for Michael Stolz at his premiere 16 minutes before the end .

In the 1988/89 season he played at BSG Jenaer Glaswerk . With the team from the Oberaue sports center , he won the Gera district championship and was second best scorer of the season in the third division in the Gera district with 21 goals.

In 1989 the precision mechanic moved back to FC Carl Zeiss and became a regular player there. In the last season of the GDR Oberliga 1990/91 he finished sixth in the table with Jena and thus qualified for the first season of the all-German 2nd Bundesliga . 1993/94 it rose to Jena in the Regional Northeast from, managed with the team but the direct resurgence . 1997/98 Jena again occupied a relegation place. Then Holetschek left the Thuringians.

The native of Saalfelder went to Bundesliga club Hansa Rostock for two seasons . He gave his Bundesliga premiere on the second match day of the 1998/99 season at the home game against VfL Wolfsburg . In total, he completed 37 Bundesliga games in the elite class for the Hanseatic League. and scored a goal.

He then played one season at Chemnitzer FC in the 2nd division. In 2001 he returned to Jena in the Oberliga Nordost , where he ended his playing career after the 2004/05 season with promotion to the Regionalliga . Olaf Holetschek played a total of 413 games for FC Carl Zeiss and scored 66 goals. He was 47 times (four goals) in the GDR Oberliga for Jena, 37 times (one goal) in the 1st Bundesliga for Rostock and 224 times (31 goals) in the 2nd division for Jena and Chemnitz.

Selection bets

Due to his performance at FC Carl Zeiss Jena in the league, Holetschek earned an invitation to the newly formed B national team of the GDR in the spring of 1990 . In their last international match before the settlement of GDR football , he was used in midfield over 90 minutes against Scotland.

Further career in football

Immediately after the end of his active career, Holetschek took over the position of sporting director at FC Carl Zeiss Jena. In his first year Jena was promoted to the 2nd Bundesliga. After Jena spent the winter in a relegation zone in the first second division and lost the first two games of the second half of the season, Holetschek was released from his post.

When Frank Neubarth took over the trainer position in Jena in April 2007, Olaf Holetschek worked as an assistant trainer. He also remained in office under Neubarth's successor Valdas Ivanauska . In January 2008, Henning Bürger took over the coaching position and decided on another assistant coach. He then heads the training times for the Jena A-Junior team. In addition to his work as assistant coach of the U19s at FC Carl Zeiss Jena , he was assistant coach of the second team. In November 2011 he retired from FC Carl Zeiss Jena and coached the U-17 Juniors from RB Leipzig until the beginning of the 2012/13 season . After he was replaced, he was assistant coach of the RB Leipzig U23 team in the Sachsenliga for four years .


Web links

Individual evidence

  1. kicker online, Lomaia on the way to Jena , January 29, 2007
  2. FC Carl Zeiss wants to attract Bundesliga talents , May 29, 2011