Frédéric Hantz

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Frédéric Hantz
Frédéric Hantz 2016.jpg
Personal information
Full name Frédéric Hantz
Date of birth (1966-05-30) 30 May 1966 (age 51)
Place of birth Rodez, France
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Manager
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1987 Rodez AF 61 (2)
1987–1988 Aurillac FCA ? (?)
1988–1989 Clermont Foot 25 (2)
1989–1992 Istres 86 (9)
1992–1993 Metz 28 (0)
1993–1995 Nice 71 (5)
1995–1997 Chamois Niortais 25 (2)
1997–1998 Rodez AF 22 (2)
Teams managed
1998–2001 Rodez AF
2002–2004 ESA Brive
2004–2007 Le Mans
2007 Sochaux
2008–2009 Le Havre
2010–2014 Bastia
2016–2017 Montpellier
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Frédéric Hantz (born 30 May 1966 in Rodez, France)[1] is a French football manager and former midfielder.

Coaching career[edit]

Formerly coached FC Sochaux who had a playing career before coaching. On 18 December named as new Head Coach by Le Havre AC and was after the end of his contract on 30 June 2010 released. On 20 May 2010 the French head coach replaced Faruk Hadzibegic as SC Bastia coach.He is the current manager of Montpellier HSC.[2]

On January 2016, he replaced the duo of Pascal Baills and Bruno Martini as Montpellier coach.[3] He succeeded in his mission of keeping the club in Ligue 1, with Montpellier ending the season ranking 12th for the 2015-2016 season.

In January 2017, following a difficult start to the second part of the season, the hardcore supporters of Montpellier, Butte Paillade 91, demonstrated their support for Hantz by showing up at the team's training with slogans in support of the coach and speaking out in his favor.

On January 30, 2017, he was replaced as Montpellier coach by former Paris Saint Germain assistant coach and French national team assistant coach Jean-Louis Gasset, and former SC Bastia coach Ghislain Printant.


  1. ^ "Frédéric Hantz". Retrieved 20 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "Frédéric Hantz" (in French). Retrieved 20 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Hantz appointed new Montpellier coach". Retrieved 20 July 2016. 

External links[edit]