Michael Oenning becomes new head coach of FC Wacker Innsbruck. The 56-year-old German signed at the Tyrolean traditional association a contract until summer 2023. From next week he will lead the training together with his co-trainer (Note). Interim Trainer Masaki Morass takes away the second team again.
Michael Oenning started his coaching car in 2003 as co-coach at the German Bundesliga club Borussia Mönchengladbach. There he worked, among other things, under Horst Köppel, Dick Advocaat and Holger Fach, with which he also trained the VfL Wolfsburg after the time in Gladbach.
His first job as a head coach Oenning took over in 2007 in the youth of VfL Bochum, before his path led him only a year later in the professional football to the 1.FC Nuremberg. At the “Club,” he managed the leap from the coach to the interim trainer to the head coach and was able to rise with Nuremberg from the second league over the relegation to the Bundesliga. In 2010, he closed to the Hamburg sports club, where he also served as a co-trainer and later as head coach in the German Bundesliga.
It followed the first foreign station of the German exercise leader at FC Vasas Budapest. Following the successful class preservation in the first year, Oenning occupied in the subsequent season with the Hungarian traditional club, after interim tables, the strong third table rank. In 2018 he returned to Germany and took over the second division FC Magdeburg for a year before he became head coach of the Greek traditional association ARIS Thessaloniki.
His last stop completed the meanwhile 56-year-old in Hungary near Újpest Budapest. In the acquisition, the club was strongly reluctant, but Oenning did not just led the team to the league, but also won the Hungarian Cup. Since 31.12.2021 Michael Oenning is free.
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“I’m looking forward to my new task at the FC Wacker Innsbruck. The talks were extremely good and you feel like how much enthusiasm the responsible persons are in this project. With the club I connect a lot of tradition, a great stadium and an emotional environment with one Special followers, “says Oenning in a broadcast.