For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for Frank Kramer (footballer, born 1972).

Frank Kramer (footballer, born 1972)

Frank Kramer
Kramer as a coach of Fortuna Düsseldorf in 2015
Personal information
Date of birth (1972-05-03) 3 May 1972 (age 52)[1]
Place of birth Memmingen, West Germany
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
0000–1990 FC Memmingen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1993 FC Memmingen 75 (8)
1993–1995 Bayern Munich II 27 (2)
1995–1996 TSV Vestenbergsgreuth 39 (1)
1996–1999 SC Weismain 82 (3)
1999–2001 1. FC Nürnberg II 40 (3)
2001–2002 Greuther Fürth II 27 (1)
2002–2003 1. SC Feucht 26 (1)
2003–2005 Greuther Fürth II 52 (14)
Total 368 (33)
Managerial career
2004 Greuther Fürth II
2005 Greuther Fürth II
2005–2009 Greuther Fürth U-19
2009–2011 Greuther Fürth II
2011–2012 TSG Hoffenheim II
2012 TSG Hoffenheim (caretaker)
2012–2013 TSG Hoffenheim II
2013–2015 Greuther Fürth
2015 Fortuna Düsseldorf
2016–2017 Germany U19
2017–2018 Germany U20
2018–2019 Germany U18
2021–2022 Arminia Bielefeld
2022 Schalke 04
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Frank Kramer (born 3 May 1972) is a former German football player and coach who last managed Schalke 04.

Player career

From 1990 to 2005 he played as semi-professional for FC Memmingen, Bayern Munich II, TSV Vestenbergsgreuth, SC Weismain, 1. FC Nürnberg II, Greuther Fürth II (two spells) and 1. SC Feucht.

Managerial career

Early career

Kramer had three stints as Greuther Fürth II manager before moving to TSG Hoffenheim.[1] At the club, Kramer had two stints as TSG Hoffenheim II manager.[1] In between stints, Kramer was interim manager of the first team after the sacking of Markus Babbel.[2]

Greuther Fürth

Greuther Fürth appointed Kramer as manager on 12 March 2013.[3]

He was sacked on 23 February 2015.[4]

Fortuna Düsseldorf

On 14 April 2015, it was announced that Kramer would be taking over as manager of Fortuna Düsseldorf from the beginning of the 2015–16 season.[5] He had his first training session on 20 June 2015.[6] He was sacked on 22 November 2015.[7]

Germany youth

He was appointed as the head coach of the Germany U19 national team on 23 August 2016.[8] In the following years, he also managed the U20- and U18 squad.

Red Bull Salzburg

Ahead of the 2019–20 season, Kramer was appointed head of the youth academy at FC Red Bull Salzburg.[9]

Arminia Bielefeld

Kramer became manager of Bundesliga club Arminia Bielefeld on 2 March 2021, succeeding Uwe Neuhaus. He signed a contract until 2023.[10] After a devastating record of six losses in seven games, Kramer was sacked on 20 April 2022.[11]

Schalke 04

He took over Schalke 04 in June 2022.[12] After Schalke was second to last in the table after ten matchdays and a subsequent 5–1 defeat against 1899 Hoffenheim in the DFB-Pokal, Kramer was sacked on 19 October 2022.[13]

Managerial record

As of 19 October 2022
Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
Greuther Fürth II 11 February 2004[1] 30 June 2004[1] 12 5 2 5 041.67
Greuther Fürth II 25 May 2005[1] 30 June 2005[1] 2 0 0 2 000.00
Greuther Fürth II 1 July 2009[1] 30 June 2011[1] 64 28 11 25 043.75
TSG Hoffenheim II 1 July 2011[1] 2 December 2012[1] 53 24 14 15 045.28
TSG Hoffenheim 3 December 2012[2] 18 December 2012[1] 2 0 0 2 000.00
TSG Hoffenheim II 18 December 2012[1] 11 March 2013[1] 1 1 0 0 100.00
Greuther Fürth 12 March 2013[3] 23 February 2015[4] 71 27 21 23 038.03
Fortuna Düsseldorf 20 June 2015[5][6] 22 November 2015[7] 15 3 4 8 020.00
Arminia Bielefeld 2 March 2021 20 April 2022 44 10 16 18 022.73
Schalke 04 7 June 2022 19 October 2022[13] 12 2 3 7 016.67
Total 276 100 71 105 036.23

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Frank Kramer" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 12 March 2013.
  2. ^ a b "1899 drückt Reset: Babbel entlassen!". kicker (in German). 3 December 2012. Retrieved 12 March 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Kramers Elf soll "bisschen genießen dürfen"". kicker (in German). 12 March 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2013.
  4. ^ a b "Fürth entlässt Kramer – Büskens übernimmt" (in German). kicker. 23 February 2015. Retrieved 23 February 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Kramer übernimmt die Fortuna" (in German). kicker. 14 April 2015. Retrieved 15 April 2015.
  6. ^ a b Schulze, Thomas (20 June 2015). "Fortunas Spieler müssen bluten" (in German). Düsseldorf. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
  7. ^ a b "Düsseldorf beurlaubt Trainer Kramer". dfb.de (in German). Deutscher Fußball-Bund e.V. 23 November 2015. Retrieved 23 November 2015.
  8. ^ "Kuntz und Kramer neu im DFB-Trainerstab". dfb.de (in German). Deutscher Fußball-Bund e.V. 23 August 2016. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  9. ^ "U-18-Coach Kramer wird Akademieleiter in Salzburg". kicker (in German). 26 April 2019. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  10. ^ "Bielefeld: Frank Kramer wird neuer Arminia-Trainer". kicker (in German). 2 March 2021. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  11. ^ "DSC Arminia Bielefeld entbindet Kramer von seinen Aufgaben". arminia.de. 20 April 2022. Retrieved 20 April 2022.
  12. ^ "Frank Kramer is Schalke's new head coach". schalke04.de. 7 June 2022. Retrieved 7 June 2022.
  13. ^ a b "FC Schalke 04 part ways with Frank Kramer". Schalke 04. 19 October 2022.
{{bottomLinkPreText}} {{bottomLinkText}}
Frank Kramer (footballer, born 1972)
Listen to this article

This browser is not supported by Wikiwand :(
Wikiwand requires a browser with modern capabilities in order to provide you with the best reading experience.
Please download and use one of the following browsers:

This article was just edited, click to reload
This article has been deleted on Wikipedia (Why?)

Back to homepage

Please click Add in the dialog above
Please click Allow in the top-left corner,
then click Install Now in the dialog
Please click Open in the download dialog,
then click Install
Please click the "Downloads" icon in the Safari toolbar, open the first download in the list,
then click Install
{{::$root.activation.text}}

Install Wikiwand

Install on Chrome Install on Firefox
Don't forget to rate us

Tell your friends about Wikiwand!

Gmail Facebook Twitter Link

Enjoying Wikiwand?

Tell your friends and spread the love:
Share on Gmail Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Buffer

Our magic isn't perfect

You can help our automatic cover photo selection by reporting an unsuitable photo.

This photo is visually disturbing This photo is not a good choice

Thank you for helping!


Your input will affect cover photo selection, along with input from other users.

X

Get ready for Wikiwand 2.0 🎉! the new version arrives on September 1st! Don't want to wait?