Tim Wendel (footballer)

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Tim Wendel
Personal information
Full name Tim Wendel-Eichholz
Date of birth (1989-01-12) 12 January 1989 (age 34)
Place of birth Moers, Germany
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Centre-back
Youth career
OSC Rheinhausen
TV Asberg
0000–2007 MSV Duisburg
2007–2008 Schalke 04
Senior career*
2008–2009 Schalke 04 II 27 (1)
2009 Kaiserslautern II 0 (0)
2010–2012 Hannover 96 II 69 (3)
2012–2013 TSV Havelse 29 (0)
2013–2020 Sportfreunde Lotte 170 (10)
2020–2021 Wuppertaler SV 9 (1)
2021–2022 VfB Homberg 8 (0)
Managerial career
2022 Sportfreunde Lotte (assistant)
2022 Sportfreunde Lotte
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Tim Wendel-Eichholz (born 12 January 1989) is a retired German footballer who played as a centre-back. [1]



Coaching career

After retiring at the end of February 2022, [2] Wendel was appointed assistant coach of his former club, Sportfreunde Lotte, on March 13, 2022. [3] About a week later, the club sacked Andy Steinmann and appointed Wendel as new manager. [4] Wendel left the club at the end of the season, as Fabian Lübbers was appointed manager ahead of the 2022-23 season. [5]

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  1. "Tim Wendel". worldfootball.net. HEIM:SPIEL. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  2. TIM WENDEL-EICHHOLZ BEENDET SEINE KARRIERE, facebook.com, 27 February 2022
  3. Sportfreunde Lotte: Tim Wendel-Eichholz returns as assistant coach, media-sportservice.de, 14 March 2022
  4. Sportfreunde trennen sich von Andy Steinmann, sf-lotte.de, 19 March 2022
  5. Tinte trocken: Fabian Lübbers übernimmt Regionalliga-Absteiger Lotte, kicker.de, 15 June 2022