Vegard Skogheim

Last updated

Vegard Skogheim
Personal information
Full name Vegard Skogheim
Date of birth (1966-04-28) 28 April 1966 (age 55)
Place of birth Hamar, Norway
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Asker (manager)
Senior career*
1983–1988 HamKam 112 (19)
1988–1989 Werder Bremen 3 (0)
1990–1995 HamKam 122 (24)
1995–1998 Viking 60 (12)
1999–2000 HamKam 29 (11)
National team
1982 Norway U-16 [1] 3 (1)
1982–1983 Norway U-19 [1] 8 (0)
1984–1987 Norway U-21 [1] 18 (1)
1984–1992 Norway 13 (1)
Teams managed
2001 Brumunddal
2002 Lillehammer
2003–2006 Kongsvinger
2007–2009 HamKam (assistant)
2009–2014 HamKam
2015–2018 Ullensaker/Kisa
2020– Asker
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Vegard Skogheim (born 28 April 1966) is a Norwegian football coach and former midfielder.


During his active career, he played for HamKam, Werder Bremen and Viking. [2] He had a total of 197 matches and 36 goals in the Norwegian Premier League. Skogheim played 13 matches for the Norway national football team and scored a goal.

As a coach, he has been in charge of Lillehammer and Brumunddal, and has been managing Kongsvinger with success, securing promotion from Second Division in 2003, and almost repeating the feat in First Division in 2004. During winter 2006, Kongsvinger informed him, they would not sign him up for another contract, and thus he made his exit, joining former Lillestrøm coach Arne Erlandsen in his old club HamKam on 13 November 2006. Here, he acted as a player developer and assistant coach. On 11 June 2009, Skogheim was appointed new head coach of HamKam. [3] He resigned after three games of the 2014 Norwegian First Division. [4]

Career statistics


Appearances and goals by club, season and competition [5] [6] [7] [8]
HamKam 1983 First Division 14020160
1984 Second Division 2244221287
1985 22554279
1986 First Division22444268
1987 214612 [lower-alpha 1] 0295
1988 Second Division11222134
Werder Bremen 1988–89 Bundesliga 3010100050
HamKam 1990 Second Division21531246
1991 First Division 21341254
1992 Tippeligaen 2142120255
1993 17751228
1994 19330223
1995 23232264
Viking 1996 Tippeligaen16141202
1997 25666423514
1998 19520215
HamKam 1999 2. Divisjon 1270011138
2000 First Division17430204
Career total326665926725239796
  1. Appearances in play-offs


Appearances and goals by national team and year [9]
National teamYearAppsGoals
Norway 198410
Scores and results list Norway's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Skogheim goal. [9]
List of international goals scored by Vegard Skogheim
126 February 1986 Grenada National Stadium, Saint-George's, GrenadaFlag of Grenada.svg  Grenada 2–12–1 Friendly

Related Research Articles

Hamarkameratene Football club

Hamarkameratene, often abbreviated to HamKam or Ham-Kam, is a Norwegian football club based in the town of Hamar. The club was founded in 1918, originally under the name Freidig.

The 2004 Tippeligaen was the 60th completed season of top division football in Norway. The season began on 12 April 2004 and ended on 30 October 2004.

Kongsvinger IL Toppfotball Association football club in Kongsvinger, Norway

Kongsvinger IL Toppfotball is a Norwegian football club from the town of Kongsvinger in Innlandet, founded in 1892. Its home ground is Gjemselund Stadion. It is part of sporting association, Kongsvinger IL.

Arne Erlandsen Norwegian footballer and manager

Arne Erlandsen is a Norwegian football manager and former footballer. He is currently the manager for Finnish team KuPS. During his own playing career he had relative success as a midfielder, having played for Lillestrøm SK and Swedish team Djurgårdens IF as well as 20 matches for Norway. He managed another Swedish team, IFK Göteborg, between November 2004 and September 2006.

Jarl André Storbæk

Jarl-André Storbæk is a retired Norwegian footballer who played as a defender, and current football coach without job. Between 2005 and 2008, he was capped 17 times for the Norwegian national team.

The 2006 Tippeligaen was the 62nd completed season of top division football in Norway. The season began on April 9, 2006 and ended on November 5, 2006. Rosenborg became champions on October 29, with one round to go, by defeating Viking at home. The other main contenders for the title were Brann and Lillestrøm, the former securing their place as runners-up on the same day.

Vegard Heggem Norwegian footballer

Vegard Heggem is a former Norway international footballer.

Marcus Pedersen Norwegian footballer

Marcus Pedersen is a Norwegian football player who plays for Tuzlaspor.

The 2008 Tippeligaen was the 64th completed season of top division football in Norway. The season began on 29 March and ended 2 November. Brann were the defending champions, having won their third Tippeligaen championship in 2007. The teams promoted from the 1. divisjon at the end of the previous season were champions Molde, automatic qualifiers HamKam, and play-off winners Bodø/Glimt.

Ivar Rønningen Norwegian footballer

Ivar Rønningen is a Norwegian former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper for Vålerenga, Brann, Rosenborg and HamKam. He also spent time on loan with Walsall and Lillestrøm. After playing professional football for almost 20 years, Rønningen retired after the 2012-season, and joined HamKam as a goalkeeper coach.

The 1974 1. divisjon was the 30th completed season of Norway's first-tier football league and was contested by 12 teams. The season was won by Viking, one point ahead of the newly promoted team Molde. This was Viking third consecutive league championship, and the fourth total. HamKam, Sarpsborg and Raufoss was relegated to the 1975 2. divisjon.

Charles Berstad is a retired Norwegian football player and current coach.

Arnar Førsund Norwegian footballer

Arnar Jahrmann Førsund is a Norwegian footballer who has played for the Norwegian clubs Vålerenga, Sandefjord, Kongsvinger, HamKam and Manglerud Star.

Kristian Skogsrud is a Norwegian footballer who played as a midfielder for Ham-Kam in Tippeligaen.

Thomas Edvin Berntsen is a Norwegian football coach and former football defender. As a player, Berntsen is most notable for his time at Lillestrøm and Vålerenga in Tippeligaen and the Austrian club Bregenz. After his retirement he has been head coach of Lørenskog, Kongsvinger and Strømmen.

History of Hamarkameratene

Hamarkameratene is a professional association football team from Hamar, Norway. It was established in 1946 as a merger between Briskebyen Fotballag and Hamar Arbeideridrettslag. In 1970, the team qualified for the First Division, and has since been in the top three flights of Norwegian football. They play their home games at Briskeby Arena, built by the club between 1934 and 1936.

The 2013 1. divisjon was a Norwegian second-tier football league season. The season began on 7 April 2013 and was concluded on 3 November 2013. The league was contested by 16 teams. The top two teams were promoted to the Tippeligaen, while the teams placed from third to sixth place played a promotion-playoff against the 14th-placed team in Tippeligaen to win promotion. The bottom four teams were relegated to the 2. divisjon.

The 2019 1. divisjon was a Norwegian second-tier football league season.

Svein Inge Haagenrud Norwegian footballer

Svein Inge Haagenrud is a retired Norwegian football goalkeeper and later manager.


  1. 1 2 3 Vegard Skogheim (in Norwegian). Retrieved 22 April 2013
  2. Vegard Skogheim at
  3. "Erlandsen er ferdig" [Erlandsen is finished]. Aftenposten (in Norwegian). 11 June 2009. Archived from the original on 14 June 2009. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  4. Stensrud, Vivian; Rostad, Kristian (23 April 2014). "Sliten Skogheim trekker seg som trener" (in Norwegian). NRK Hedmark og Oppland. Retrieved 4 May 2014.
  5. Skogheim's HamKam stats (in Norwegian). HamKam. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  6. Skogheim's Norwegian stats Archived 13 April 2013 at (in Norwegian). NFF. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  7. Skogheim's German stats (in German). Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  8. Skogheim's Viking stats Archived 3 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine (in Norwegian). Viking FK. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
  9. 1 2 Vegard Skogheim. Retrieved 22 April 2013.