René Rydlewicz (born 18 July 1973) is a former German professional footballer who played as a midfielder.[1]

René Rydlewicz
Personal information
Full name René Rydlewicz
Date of birth (1973-07-18) 18 July 1973 (age 46)
Place of birth Forst (Lausitz), Bezirk Cottbus, East Germany
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1977–1981 Chemie Döbern
1981–1985 Energie Cottbus
1985–1989 BFC Dynamo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1990 BFC Dynamo 7 (1)
1990–1994 Bayer Leverkusen 15 (1)
1994–1996 TSV 1860 München 46 (2)
1996–1997 Bayer Leverkusen 28 (2)
1997–2000 Arminia Bielefeld 69 (5)
2000–2008 Hansa Rostock 199 (26)
2008–2009 FC Anker Wismar
Teams managed
2009–2010 Hansa Rostock (general manager)
2010–2011 FSV Bentwisch U19
2011–2016 Energie Cottbus (youth)
2014 Energie Cottbus (caretaker)
2015 Energie Cottbus (caretaker)
2016–2018 BFC Dynamo
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Playing careerEdit

Rydlewicz was born in Forst. He started his career as a youth team player for Chemie Döbern and went on to play with FC Energie Cottbus, Berliner FC Dynamo, and Bayer 04 Leverkusen in his later youth years. He signed his first professional contract at the age of 16 with BFC Dynamo and stayed with the club until 1990 when he signed for Bayer 04 Leverkusen. He stayed at Leverkusen for two years and made 15 appearances for the club. In the summer of 1994 he moved to TSV 1860 München played 28 games and two years later made the move back to Bayer 04 Leverkusen. In 1997, he was once again on the move, this time to Bundesliga club Arminia Bielefeld. He quickly established himself at the club and became the captain. He stayed with Bielefeld for three years and played 70 games for them before moving on to F.C. Hansa Rostock in the summer of 2000, where he played almost 200 games until to 2008.[2] He retired after playing one year for FC Anker Wismar.

Managerial careerEdit

In July 2008, Rydlewicz joined FC Anker Wismar as a director of football.[3] On 1 March 2009, he took over the job as general manager of Hansa Rostock.[4] He was sacked in May 2010 due to lack of success.[5]

He was interim manager for Energie Cottbus. He took over on 8 May 2014 and lost the sole match in–charge.[6] He again took over on 20 September 2015, and again, lost the sole match in–charge.[6]

On 7 May 2016, he was named new manager of his former club BFC Dynamo.[7] He was sacked in December 2018.[8]

Managerial recordEdit

As of 30 November 2015
Team From To Record
G W D L Win % Ref.
Energie Cottbus 8 May 2014 11 May 2014 1 0 0 1 000.00 [6]
20 September 2015 23 September 2015 1 0 0 1 000.00
Total 2 0 0 2 000.00

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "René Rydlewicz". fussballdaten.de (in German). Retrieved 27 January 2010.
  2. ^ "Rydlewicz, René". kicker (in German). Retrieved 27 January 2010.
  3. ^ "Hansas Ex-Kapitän ist jetzt Sportchef bei Anker Wismar". bild.de (in German). 4 August 2008. Retrieved 31 March 2019.
  4. ^ "René Rydlewicz: „2010 holen wir mehr Punkte"". F.C. Hansa Rostock (in German). 21 December 2009. Retrieved 27 January 2010.
  5. ^ "Vollmann übernimmt Hansa" (in German). kicker.de. 31 May 2010. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
  6. ^ a b c "Energie Cottbus". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  7. ^ "Rydlewicz wird neuer Trainer des BFC Dynamo". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 21 September 2016.
  8. ^ "Rydlewicz tritt als BFC-Trainer zurück". rbb24.de (in German). 17 December 2018. Retrieved 31 March 2019.