Alois Schwartz

Alois Schwartz ( born March 28, 1967 in Nürtingen ) is a German football coach and former football player.

Playing career

Alois Schwartz began his professional career as a football player with the Stuttgarter Kickers, where he played from 1985 to 1993. The Kickers him twice 1988 and 1991 promotion to the Premier League, but the team rose in each of the following season again. Overall, the midfielder for the club played 169 games in the 1st and 2nd Bundesliga, scoring twelve goals. In 1993, Schwartz returned to the Bundesliga MSV Duisburg, where he again played 34 first division matches in the next two years. He then played one year at Rot-Weiss Essen, SV Waldhof Mannheim and FC 08 Homburg. From 1998 to 2002, he finally played at SC Pfullendorf before he trailed off his active career in Austria with FC Hard.

Overall, Schwartz played 85 Bundesliga games in which he scored four goals. In the 2nd Bundesliga, he came to 127 inserts and ten goals.

Coaching career

On 9 October 2002, Alois Schwartz assistant coach Michael Feichtenbeiner the third division FC Rot -Weiß Erfurt. After the dismissal Feichtenbeiners on 10 April 2003, he was head coach at the Thuringians for three months. After the commitment of René Müller, he moved back into second place, where he reached the promotion to the 2nd Bundesliga with the club. After descending from the 2nd Bundesliga in 2005 Alois Schwartz left the club and joined the post of head coach at the Oberliga Wormatia Worms on. In December 2006, Schwartz received the football teacher's license.

From 1 January 2007, he was coach of the second team of the 1st FC Kaiserslautern, which he took over in the Regionalliga Süd on the 18th place in the table with 17 points behind a non- relegation zone. In the remaining 14 games of the season, however, he could only enter three more points, so the team relegated to the Oberliga West at the end of the season. According to the Direct resurgence Schwartz's team played since 2008 in the West Regional. After Milan Šašić had been released from 1 FC Kaiserslautern on 4 May 2009, Schwartz took over until the end of the season Šašićs role as first-team coach of the Red Devils. In the ensuing summer break Marco Kurz was committed as the new coach and Schwartz coached since then the second team of FCK. In February 2011, his contract was extended until 30 June 2012.

On 10 September 2012, the FC Rot -Weiß Erfurt Schwartz undertook as new head coach. His involvement in the Erfurters ended despite the relegation in May 2013.

For the 2013/14 season Schwartz became the new coach of SV Sandhausen.