After four successful years, oliver koch will resign as player-coach at SG castell/wiesenbronn. The 29-year-old led the team to the A-class championship in his first year, and the county championship two years later. At the end of the season, the native of castell will leave the schweinfurt district league team (11./ 16 points).
Koch comes from castell, but has lived in buchbrunn for years. In the future, he will also be active in soccer for the SG buchbrunn-mainstockheim. The wurzburg district league team is currently in second place with 44 points. "Oli has already told us in october that he wants to step down after this season", says jochen bauerlein, deputy chairman of the board of TSV castell. Family, work and home building to be given more space. In buchbrunn, koch will only appear as a player.
Volkamer had several offers
Now his successor has been named: christian volkamer, currently player-coach at wurzburg-based SV willanzheim (3./31), will take over the SG castell/wiesenbronn in the new season. "Christian had several offers", says bauerlein. "But he liked our concept, luckily he decided to join us."
If bauerlein has his way, the still-willanzheimer will take over a solid district league club in the summer. The 32-year-old player-coach was pleased about that: as recently as november, volkamer was raving about the district league as "a very interesting league" .
Season ends in midfield
"We kept up well, especially at the beginning of the season. But the young players still need some time, together with some injuries it cost us some places", says bauerlein. But the goal is clear: "we want to finish the season in mid-table." the SG is aiming for range eight to eleven. Then volkamer could take over a young and hungry team in summer.