René Weiler

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René Weiler
Personal information
Date of birth (1973-09-13) 13 September 1973 (age 41)
Place of birth Winterthur, Switzerland
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
1. FC Nürnberg (Manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1993 FC Winterthur 71 (4)
1993–1994 FC Aarau 36 (2)
1994–1996 Servette FC 41 (0)
1996–1998 FC Zürich 35 (4)
1998–2001 FC Winterthur
National team
1997 Switzerland 1 (0)
Teams managed
2002 FC Winterthur
2007 FC St. Gallen
2009–2011 FC Schaffhausen
2011–2014 FC Aarau
2014– 1. FC Nürnberg
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

René Weiler (born 13 September 1973) is a Swiss football coach and former Swiss national player. He is the coach of 1. FC Nürnberg in the 2. Bundesliga.

Playing career[edit]

Weiler started his career 1990 with FC Winterthur, the club of his hometown, playing in the Challenge League. In 1993 he moved to FC Aarau who at the time were in the Swiss Super League. After only one season he changed sides with Servette FC, playing two seasons in Geneva and 41 games. From the 1996 season onwards, he played for FC Zürich for two seasons. He ended his career with his youth club FC Winterthur from 1998 to 2001. He retired in 2001.

International career[edit]

Weiler played one game for the Swiss national team, a 2–1 defeat against Russia on 10 February 1997.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

Weiler became an assistant coach for Winterthur on 1 March 2001.[2] He was interim head coach from June 2001 to July 2001 and from January 2002 to February 2002.[3] He was head coach of St. Gallen between 9 October 2007 and 28 October 2007.[4] Weiler became head coach of Aarau on 13 April 2011.[5] He left Aarau on 21 May 2014.[6] Weiler became the new head coach of 1. FC Nürnberg on 12 November 2014.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://uk.soccerway.com/matches/1997/02/10/world/friendly/switzerland/russia/634276/
  2. ^ "Fussball: René Weiler Assistenztrainer in Winterthur" (in German). Winterthur: fussball.ch. 1 March 2001. Retrieved 12 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Trainer 1896 – heute" (in German). FC Winterthur. Retrieved 12 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "FC St. Gallen » Manager history". Worldfootball.net. Retrieved 12 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "René Weiler neuer Trainer in Aarau" (in German). fussball.ch. 13 April 2011. Retrieved 12 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "René Weiler verlässt den FC Aarau" (in German). 20min.ch. 21 May 2014. Retrieved 12 November 2014. 
  7. ^ "Weiler wird Nürnbergs neuer Coach" (in German). kicker. 12 November 2014. Retrieved 12 November 2014.