Martina Voss-Tecklenburg

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Martina Voss-Tecklenburg
Martina Voss-Tecklenburg 2010 1.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1967-12-22) 22 December 1967 (age 50)
Place of birth Duisburg, West Germany
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Midfielder/Striker
Club information
Current team
Switzerland (Manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–1989 KBC Duisburg
1989–1994 TSV Siegen
1994–2003 FCR 2001 Duisburg
National team
1984–2000 Germany 125 (27)
Teams managed
2008–2011 FCR 2001 Duisburg
2011 FF USV Jena
2012– Switzerland women
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Martina Voss-Tecklenburg (born 22 December 1967 as Martina Voss) is a retired German football midfielder, currently coaching the Swiss national team. She previously coached FCR 2001 Duisburg and FF USV Jena.

International career[edit]

Together with Doris Fitschen and Silvia Neid, she is considered one of the most successful German women's soccer players, having won seven national titles and six DFB trophies.

Coaching career[edit]

After the end of her active career as a player, Voss-Tecklenburg worked as a team manager for the Oberliga club SV Straelen. Full-time as a PE teacher association, she takes care of female selection teams in the Lower Rhine.[1] She is also chief editor of the women's football magazine „FF“.

From 12 February 2008 to 17 February 2011 she was the head coach of FCR 2001 Duisburg.[2][3][4] With Duisburg, Voss-Tecklenburg won the UEFA Women's Cup in 2009 and two national cups in 2009 and 2010. Her contract was ended on 17 February 2011.[5] In June 2011 she signed a one-year contract at Bundesliga side FF USV Jena,[6] but she left the team next January as she was appointed the Swiss national team's new coach.[7]

On 1 October 2009, she married the contractor Herman Tecklenburg. From a previous relationship she has a daughter.


  1. ^ "Martina Voss" (in German). German Football Association. Retrieved 20 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "FCR Duisburg landet mit Martina Voss Trainer-Coup" (in German). 20 February 2010. Archived from the original on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 20 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "Martina Voss-Tecklenburg" (in German). Retrieved 20 February 2010. 
  4. ^ "Martina Voss". Archived from the original on 21 September 2012. Retrieved 20 February 2010. 
  5. ^; Duisburg dispense with coach Voss-Tecklenburg]
  6. ^ "Voss-Tecklenburg unterschreibt in Jena für ein Jahr" [Voss-Tecklenburg signs at Jena for one year] (in German). Ostthüringer Zeitung. 11 June 2011. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Martina Voss-Tecklenburg appointed new coach of the national team". 29 January 2012. Retrieved 30 March 2013. 

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