Thomas Stickroth

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Thomas Stickroth
Personal information
Date of birth (1965-04-13) 13 April 1965 (age 54)
Place of birth Stuttgart, West Germany
Playing position Defender, midfielder
Youth career
0000–1983 VfB Stuttgart
Senior career*
1983–1986 SC Freiburg 90 (13)
1986–1988 FC Homburg 49 (6)
1988–1990 Bayer Uerdingen 36 (2)
1990St Mirren (loan) 5 (0)
1990–1992 St Mirren 48 (2)
1992–1995 1. FC Saarbrücken 96 (16)
1995–2002 VfL Bochum 120 (7)
Teams managed
2018 FC Vaduz (caretaker manager)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Stickroth (born 13 April 1965) is a German former professional footballer and current football manager. [1] [2] [3]



Playing career

Beginning as a youth player at VfB Stuttgart, Stickroth spent nearly his entire career in Germany, playing with SC Freiburg, FC Homburg, Bayer Uerdingen, 1. FC Saarbrücken and VfL Bochum. His only spell outside of Germany came between 1990 and 1992, when he played for Scottish side St Mirren. [4]

Coaching career

From the beginning of 2009, he became assistant coach for his friend Uwe Fuchs at 3. Liga side Wuppertaler SV Borussia and was on 2 April 2010 named as caretaker by Wuppertaler SV.

Stickroth was appointed as assistant coach for Roland Vrabec at FC Vaduz in the summer of 2017. [5] After head coach Roland Vrabec got fired on 5 September 2017, Stickroth took over as a caretaker manager. [6] It lasted until 17 September, when Mario Frick was appointed as the new head coach. [7]

On 4 December 2018, Stickroth became the assistant coach of Jens Keller at FC Ingolstadt 04. [8]

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  1. FC St. Pauli Thomas Stickroth: Der Mentalcoach, den noch keiner kennt,, 22 July 2014
  2. Wortmann holt Stickroth zum SC Westfalia,, 13 July 2015
  3. Stickroth wird Co-Trainer,
  4. "Thomas Stickroth". Post War English & Scottish Football League A – Z Player's Database. Retrieved 5 December 2010.
  5. Personalrochade im Staff,, 1 June 2017
  6. Entlassung in der Challenge League: Vrabec muss gehen,, 5 September 2018
  7. Mario Frick wird Trainer des FC Vaduz,, 17 September 2018
  8. Thomas Stickroth wird Assistent von Jens Keller,, 4 December 2018