Armin Kraaz

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Armin Kraaz
Personal information
Full name Armin Kraaz
Date of birth (1965-02-03) 3 February 1965 (age 52)
Place of birth Frankfurt,[1] West Germany
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Eintracht Frankfurt
Youth career
0000–1979 SV Viktoria Preußen 07
1979–1983 Eintracht Frankfurt
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1988 Eintracht Frankfurt 123 (3)
1988–1996 Rot-Weiss Frankfurt
1997 Eintracht Frankfurt II
Teams managed
2002 Eintracht Frankfurt (caretaker manager)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Armin Kraaz (born 3 February 1965) is a German football manager and former player.[2]

The former defender played for Viktoria Preußen until 1979 and then moved to Eintracht Frankfurt. From 1983–84 he was fielded in the pro squad, appearing in 123 Bundesliga fixtures, netting three goals. In 1988, he went to Rot-Weiss Frankfurt. His departure from Eintracht was a painful one as after the DFB Cup victory of the Eagles he sat crying on the bench as an unused sub.

In 1996, he joined the Eintracht coaching staff and firstly managed the Under-19 team. In March 1997, he shortly played for the Eintracht reserves and carried on to manage the Under-19 team. In January 2001 he was promoted to become assistant manager of the pro team. Between 8 March and 27 May 2002 was caretaker for the Eagles.

At present he is the director of the Eintracht youth academy.


  1. ^ "Armin Kraaz". Retrieved 18 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Kraaz, Armin" (in German). Retrieved 18 March 2012. 

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