Denis Troch

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Denis Troch
Personal information
Full name Denis Troch
Date of birth (1959-10-24) 24 October 1959 (age 55)
Place of birth Blanc-Mesnil, France
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1973–1978 Red Star
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1981 Paris SG B ? (?)
1981–1982 Paris FC ? (?)
1982–1984 RCF Paris ? (?)
1984–1985 RCF Paris B 6 (0)
Teams managed
1989–1991 Charleville
1994–1997 Laval
1997–1998 Le Havre
2000–2004 Amiens
2004–2007 Laval
2007–2008 Troyes
2008–2009 Chamois Niortais
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Denis Troch (born 24 October 1959 in Blanc-Mesnil) is a former French professional football player and now manager.

Troch's last job in management was with Chamois Niortais, but he left in June 2009 after the club were relegated to the Championnat de France amateur. He is the father-in-law of current Division 1 ES Troyes AC player, Julien Outrebon.

Today, Denis Troch is the CEO of H-CORT Performance, mental coach for professional athletes, and a counselor for managers or CEO's. He is currently working with the professional cycling team FDJ-BigMat and many international athletes.

Player career[edit]

In 1978, Troch signed his first professional contract with the second division club team Red Star as goalkeeper. After playing for Paris SG B, Paris FC, and RCF Paris Denis Troch had to stop his career as a player for a broken arm. Troch decided to accept the post of goalkeeper coach for the RCF Paris.

Coaching career[edit]

Troch remained goalkeeper coach for RCF Paris until December 1989 when he took the position of head manager at Charleville low ranked in division 3. Troch maintain the club in Division 3 for his first season and almost obtain make the team go to Division 2 for his second season. During the summer of 1991, Artur Jorge hired Troch to be his assistant coach of Paris Saint-Germain. The two men worked together couple years ago at Racing Paris and accept the challenge at Paris Saint-Germain where they won the national championship in 1993–94.[1]


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