Sascha Lewandowski

Sascha Lewandowski, 2012

Sascha Lewandowski ( born October 5, 1971 in Dortmund ) is a German football coach.

Career as a coach

TSC Eintracht Dortmund

Lewandowski began his career as a coach at TSC Eintracht Dortmund. There he was, until 2000 for various youth teams, from the D- to B Youth, responsible to the SG Wattenscheid to then take over the B- Youth ( U -17 ) 09.

VfL Bochum

VfL Bochum he was in charge from 2003 to 2006 for the A- Youth ( U -19). With his team, he won twice in a row the West German Championship and was twice in the final of the German Cup. In the 2003 / 04 season, you had to in the final of the FC Bayern Munich and VfB Stuttgart defeated in the 2004/05 season. His team included, inter alia, Dennis Grote, Andreas Luthe, Patrick Fabian and Marvin Matip who made all the plunge into the professional squad.

For the season 2006/ 07 he took on the second team.

Bayer 04 Leverkusen

For the 2007/08 season Lewandowski took over the A- Youth ( U- 19) of the Bundesliga club Bayer 04 Leverkusen. This he trained continuously until 1 April 2012. According to the exemption of the former head coach of the first team, Robin Dutt, Lewandowski took over the professional team together with Sami Hyypia interim basis until end of season. It took Hyypia, who did not possess the requisite football teacher's license, the post of team manager. Lewandowski, who had passed the required Fußballlehrer license of the DFB as one of the top three graduates in 2011, became head coach and took advantage of all official events such as press conferences. Lewandowski signed in May 2012 a three-year contract as head coach until 30 June 2015.

For the 2013/14 season Lewandowski moved back to the youth department. He will assume the newly created role as junior head coach and signed a contract with a term until 30 June 2016. After the dismissal of Hyypia on April 5, 2014 Lewandowski was up to the end of the season interim coach of Bundesliga teams.


Lewandowski is dating reporter Anne van Eickels, and lives in Bochum. By 2006 he was working as a journalist by the way.