Tomislav Stipić

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Tomislav Stipić
Personal information
Date of birth (1979-08-01) 1 August 1979 (age 41)
Place of birth Tomislavgrad, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Club information
Current team
Slaven Belupo (manager)
Teams managed
2010–2013 Ingolstadt 04 (youth)
2013–2014 Ingolstadt 04 II
2014–2015 Erzgebirge Aue
2015–2016 Stuttgarter Kickers
2017 Nantong Zhiyun
2018–2019 Eintracht Frankfurt (youth)
2019 Grasshoppers
2019– Slaven Belupo

Tomislav Stipić (Croatian pronunciation:  [tǒmislaʋ stǐːpitɕ] ; [1] [2] born 1 August 1979) is a Croatian-German professional football manager currently in charge as the head coach of Slaven Belupo.


Personal life

Stipić was born in Tomislavgrad, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, back then part of SFR Yugoslavia. Aged ten, he moved with his mother and seven siblings as refugee to Germany. His father had already lived in Germany since 1968. [3]

Coaching career

He managed the youth team and the reserve team of Ingolstadt 04. [4] [5] On 9 September 2014, he signed a two-year contract to replace Falko Götz at Erzgebirge Aue. [6] He was sacked on 27 May 2015. [7]

He was appointed as the head coach of the Stuttgarter Kickers on 4 November 2015. [8]

On 9 April, Grasshoppers announced the release of Stipić after 34 days in charge. [9]

Managerial statistics

As of match played 16 April 2021
Managerial record by team and tenure
Ingolstadt 04 II Yuly 2013September 201446211312045.65
Erzgebirge Aue September 2014May 2015319913029.03
Stuttgarter Kickers 01 November 201504 Yuly 2016248610033.33
Nantong Zhiyun 02 November 201617 Yuly 20172101050.00
Eintracht Frankfurt (youth)29 Yuly 201810 March 201919559026.32
Grasshoppers 21 March 201907 April 20195032000.00
Slaven Belupo 8 0ctober 2019Present59171923028.81

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  1. "Tòmislav". Hrvatski jezični portal (in Serbo-Croatian). Retrieved 2018-03-21. Tòmislav
  2. "Stjȅpān". Hrvatski jezični portal (in Serbo-Croatian). Retrieved 2018-03-21. Stípić
  3. "Ex-Aue-Trainer Tomislav Stipic im Interview" (in German). 9 September 2015. Retrieved 23 September 2014.
  4. "Nobody Stipic wird neuer Trainer in Aue" (in German). Retrieved 23 September 2014.
  5. "Tomislav Stipic übernimmt Schanzer-U23" (in German). Retrieved 23 September 2014.
  6. "ERZGEBIRGE AUE HOLT TOMISLAV STIPIC ALS NEUEN TRAINER" (in German). Retrieved 23 September 2014.
  7. "Trainer Stipic verlässt Absteiger Aue" (in German). 27 May 2015. Retrieved 27 May 2015.
  8. "Stuttgarter Kickers entlassen Steffen - Stipic wird Nachfolger" (in German). Retrieved 3 November 2015.
  9. "Nach 34 Tage: Grasshopperschmeissen Fink-Nachfolger raus" (in German). Retrieved 4 April 2019.