He began his career in 1982 at the BSG locomotive Erfurt, before he moved to the youth department of FC Rot -Weiss Erfurt at the age of twelve years. In the 1993/94 season he played for a season at the SSV Erfurt Nord. In 1994 he returned to Red-White back, was at first team regular, scoring eleven goals in his first season for the club. In the Regionalliga Nord he came in four years for Erfurt to 103 games and 42 goals.
In the winter of 1998, the trained striker moved to the amateurs of FC Bayern Munich. There he was to be brought about the amateurs to the pros. Although he trained regularly with the first team and came in a friendly match against FC Augsburg also to use one, but it was the final breakthrough denied. In his second year he was put through a torn ACL knocked out and then lost his place in the team. So he returned to the winter break of the season 1999/2000 to Erfurt. In 1999, his son Niklas Hebert was born.
In four seasons in the Regionalliga Süd he scored for Erfurt in 108 games 44 goals and quickly became mainly because of his origin and his heading ability for fan favorite. On the penultimate Round of Regional - season 2003/ 04, as Red White Erfurt secured promotion to the 2nd Bundesliga against 1.FC Saarbrücken, Ronny Hebestreit marked with a Hackentor the 2-1 victory for Erfurt.
Hebestreit lives in the district of Erfurt Marbach. He has a total of 329 appearances for FC Rot-Weiß Erfurt denied, in which he scored 113 goals. He is by Jürgen Heun 's second- leading scorer in the club's history of FC Rot-Weiß Erfurt.
After his contract expired at RWE in 2007, he moved to the 2007/08 season to NOFV- Oberliga ZFC Meuselwitz, in which he received a two-year contract and who gave him a " professional perspective " should offer. The decision not to renew contract dispute lifting, pushing large parts of the Erfurt fan scene to violent protest. For the season 2008/ 09 he moved to the Regionalliga Nord for Halle FC. In the 2011/12 season he played in the country's class at FC BW - Dachwig Döllstädt and rose with the club at the League Thuringia.