Klaus-Dieter Petersen

Klaus -Dieter Petersen on 30 December 2006

Stand: August 8, 2013

Klaus -Dieter Petersen ( born November 6, 1968 in Hanover ) is a German handball coach and former player.

Playing career

Klaus -Dieter Petersen began as a child with the hand ball in the SG Misburg. About the TSV Anderten came full circle runner in 1986 to the then second division GWD Minden. In 1988 he moved to the Bundesliga for VfL Gummersbach. After five years in the Oberbergi Petersen went to Kiel in 1993. There he played until the end of his active career twelve years. With the Kiel Petersen was among others eight times German champion and won three times the DHB Cup and the EHF Cup.

In the German national Petersen came between November 21, 1989 ( against the GDR ) and 19 October 2004 ( against Sweden ) to 340 international appearances and scored 253 goals. Behind Frank - Michael Wahl (344 caps) he is so on the list of most-capped player in second place. His greatest successes were with the national team winning the 2004 European Championship in Slovenia and the silver medal at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.

Coaching career

During his playing days, Klaus-Dieter Petersen was player-manager since 2003 with THW Kiel. After ending his playing career, he worked from 2005 until January 2008 as Assistant coach Zvonimir Serdarušić. He then moved to William HV, where he served as coach two inserts had as a player in his first season. From the season 2010/11 Petersen player-manager of Eintracht Hildesheim II was since the summer of 2012, he coached the TSV old wood, with which he rose to the second Bundesliga 2013. In addition, he has worked with THW Kiel at youth level.

Since 2005, Klaus -Dieter Petersen is a youth coach at the German Handball Federation from 2010 to 2012, he was also coach of the country's Handball Association of Lower Saxony.

Since autumn 2010, Petersen is enrolled at the Academy coach Cologne. It occupies the degree program as a graduate coach.


In 2004, Klaus -Dieter Petersen Sports badge of Schleswig- Holstein. From the Handball - Bundesliga (HBL ) In 2005 he was for his " life's work Handball " honored.

Successes as a player


  • 9 x German Champion (1991, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2005 )
  • 3 × DHB Cup winner (1998, 1999, 2000)
  • 3 × EHF Cup Winners (1998, 2002, 2004 )
  • 2 × DHB Supercup champion (1995, 1998)
  • Finals Champions League 2000 ( against FC Barcelona)


  • Silver medal at the 2004 Olympic Games
  • European Champion 2004
  • Vice World Champion 2003
  • Vice European Champion 2002
  • Military World Champion 1990

Success as a coach

  • Promotion to the 2nd Bundesliga in 2013 with the TSV Old Wood
  • European Junior Champion 2008 and 2012
  • Silver Medal 2011 with the national JG 94/95 (B- Youth) at the European Youth Olympic Festival ( EYOF )
  • German champion in 2005 and 2006 with the THW Kiel
  • Supercup winner in 2005 with the THW Kiel
  • EHF Cup Winners' Cup in 2004 with the THW Kiel

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