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Emanuel Bogatetz becomes coach of the Young Violet team

Emanuel Bogatetz becomes coach of the Young Violet team

The 61-time national team player was St. Pölten's coach with Stefan Helm until October 2023. In the 2020/21 season, Bogatz worked under Dominik Thalhammer as an assistant coach at LASK, taking his first steps as a coach at the Upper Austria Academy and at the Upper Austria Juniors.

As a player, the centre-back made a name for himself in England and Germany as well as Austria, where he played the most matches, a total of 158, for Middlesbrough, including 110 in the Premier League. In Germany, Bogatetz played for Hannover 96, Union Berlin, and Wolfsburg, among others.

Philipp Steiner, also a central defender, played for SV Mattersberg in the German Bundesliga and was already working as a coach in the youth sector. In the summer of 2022, he took over as head coach of St. Pölten Juniors and most recently served as interim assistant coach to Jan Schlodrav at SKN.

Emmanuel Bogatetz: “The essence of my game idea is intensity. Therefore, Austria Vienna is the ideal environment for me and with the Young Violet team I have a team capable of implementing this style of play. It will be my first stop as a sole head coach and a very important step in my development as a coach.”

Sports director Manuel Ortlichner: “We are delighted to have found a very enthusiastic up-and-coming coach for Young Violet in Emmanuel Pogatetz. He has already gained a lot of experience in recent years, but will now take the next step in our development as head coach. His qualities as a player He has made over 200 appearances in the English Premier League and Bundesliga “There is no doubt about that. With him we want to continue on the path that we have chosen with very young talent and continue to implement our goals by continuing the idea of ​​the game.”

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