René Trost

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René Trost
Personal information
Date of birth (1965-01-31) 31 January 1965 (age 50)
Place of birth Kerkrade, Netherlands
Playing position Manager
Former defender
Club information
Current team
Roda JC Kerkrade
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1994 Roda JC 263 (22)
1994–1995 VVV-Venlo 12 (0)
1995–1998 Roda JC 48 (1)
Total 323 (23)
Teams managed
2005 Patro Eisden
2005–2006 Lierse SK
2010–2013 MVV
2013–2014 VVV-Venlo
2014–2015 Roda JC Kerkrade
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

René Hubertus Johannes Trost (born 31 January 1965 in Kerkrade, Limburg) is a former Dutch football defender and football manager.

As a player he played fifteen seasons at Roda JC, in between he spend half a season on loan at VVV-Venlo. He played 323 professional matches and scored 23 goals in them.[1]

As a manager he was assistant at Roda JC from 1998 to 2005. He then managed Patro Maasmechelen in Belgium, before replacing Paul Put at Lierse SK after Put was named in a bribery case. In 2006-07 he resigned after he only managed to win two points out of twelve matches at the start of the season. At the end of December he started at Belgian second division club KVSK United, only to resign two months later on 25 February after a series of bad results.

On 20 July 2010 he signed a one-year contract with MVV, playing in the Dutch Eerste Divisie. He stayed three seasons with the team from Maastricht, but accepted the offer of VVV-Venlo in the summer of 2013. However, he was fired at the end of the season. On 1 June 2014, he signed with Roda JC Kerkrade to help the team return to the Eredivisie after its relegation. However, after a series of disappointing games, Trost and Roda JC decided to part ways on 7 April 2015.