Career as a player
A native of Reilingen in the Rhein- Neckar-Kreis Niedermayer succeeded on his hometown club SC Reilingen in the youth department of Karlsruher SC, where he was active until 1974. The youth national team won the season 1974/75 in the pros a license contract player for the 2nd Bundesliga Süd. In the 16 games he played, he scored two goals. His start he gave on December 14, 1974 ( 19th Round ) in the 0:5 defeat at Röchling Völklingen when he came on in the 20th minute for Ewald Kling; He scored his first goal on 25 January 1975 ( 21 Matchday) in a 2-1 away win over Wormatia Worms - it was the winning goal in the 83rd minute. It was followed by two more seasons - due to the rise - now in the Bundesliga before moving to 1977/ 78 for FC Bayern München - KSC rose as tables - 16th from.
For Bayern, he completed five seasons and won three titles. His last club - also a Bundesliga team - from 1982 to 1985, the VfB Stuttgart. The league title in 1984 with VfB under coach Helmut Benthaus was a " millimeter decision ": the first time in Bundesliga history recorded the first three clubs in the table on the same score ( the Fourth, FC Bayern Munich, followed by a dot pitch ). Despite the 0-1 home defeat against Hamburger SV on the final day on goal difference was the decisive factor in favor of the VfB.
After three seasons with VfB Stuttgart Niedermayer moved to Switzerland for second division FC Locarno and contributed to the rise in the National League A in. With the relegation of his club a year later, he returned to Germany and ended after one season at South Baden Association division SC Pfullendorf 1988 his active time as a footballer.
Niedermayer played five times (in series ) for the DFB youth team and scored his two goals on his debut on 12 September 1972 in Rovaniemi in a 2-1 win over Finland and in his last game on 23 September in Copenhagen in 1: 2 defeat to Denmark. For the B team, he came three times for use, for the first time on October 16, 1979 in Koblenz during the 9-0 victory over the A-team of Luxembourg, the last time on 9 September 1980 in Lucerne in the 0-2 defeat against Switzerland. On October 11, 1980, the defender played his only senior international; in Eindhoven they parted 1:1 of the Netherlands.
Career as a coach
After his playing career, he took over as coach at SC Pfullendorf from 1992 to 2000 at the SV Wacker Burghausen. Burghausen he led within three years from the national league Bayern in the Regionalliga Süd.
Until 30 June 2012, he coached the U-19 Juniors FC Bayern Munich.
- Finalist in the European Champions Cup 1982 ( May 26, Aston Villa 1:2 inferior )
- German Champion 1980, 1981 with FC Bayern Munich, in 1984 with VfB Stuttgart
- DFB Cup winner in 1982 with FC Bayern Munich
- Master of the National League B in 1986 with the FC Locarno
- Master of the Association League South Baden in 1988 with the SC Pfullendorf