Schürmann became player-manager of FC Wil in 1994. He then went on to coach Lausanne Sports. He has been working in the SFV's youth set-up since 2000. He was part of the coaching staff behind Switzerlands victory in the 2002 UEFA European Under-17 Championship. He helped the Switzerland U19s reach the semi-finals in Switzerland in 2004.
In June 2009, he joined Neuchâtel Xamax and on 14 April 2010 after four consecutive league defeats, Neuchatel Xamax officials sacked and replaced him with the club's junior squad coach Jean-Michel Aeby.