After his playing career he took up managing, starting at FC Erzgebirge Aue in July 1998. He stayed on until April 1999 and later took over Germania Halberstadt in 2000. After he was sacked in Halberstadt in November 2004, he was hired by 1. FC Union Berlin where he stayed until he was fired in December 2005. In November 2006 he took on the manager position at MSV Neuruppin, but left the club over difficulties financing his ambitions in June 2007.