Michał Globisz

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Michał Globisz
Personal information
Date of birth (1946-12-11) 11 December 1946 (age 70)
Place of birth Poznań, Poland
Playing position Manager
Teams managed
Years Team
1974–1981 Lechia Gdańsk (Youth Team Coach)
1981–1982 Lechia Gdańsk
1982–1984 Poland U-20
1984 Lechia Gdańsk
1985–1986 Lechia Gdańsk (assistant)
1986 Lechia Gdańsk
1996– Poland (youths)

Michał Globisz (born on 11 December 1946 in Poznań) is a Polish football player and coach, since 1982 he has been part of the PZPN serving as a youth coach, winning the silver medal at the U-16 European Championship in 1999 and winning a gold medal in the U-18 European Championship in 2001.


From 1964–1969 Globisz studied at the University of Gdańsk in Sopot. In 1978, he finished with a football license from the Akademia Wychowania Fizycznego Józefa Piłsudskiego in Warsaw. He has a class 1 degree.

Player career[edit]

He lived in Poznań until he was 10 years old. After moving to Wrocław, he played for his first football club Śląsk Wrocław. He then moved again in 1961 to Gdańsk where he played for the Lechia Gdańsk and Arka Gdynia youth teams. In college, he played for AZS WSE Sopot.

Coaching career[edit]

In 1974, he agreed to join as a youth coach Lechia Gdańsk. In 1981, Globisz managed to finish in 3rd place in the Polish Championship. In July of the same year, he received his first job as a head coach with Lechia Gdańsk. During the 1981-1982 season, Lechia played in the 2nd division of the Polish League. In March 1982, he moved back to his position as a youth coach. He again was the manager from September 1984 to December 1984 where he managed Lechia in the First Division of the 1984-1985 season. After his dismissal, he agreed to become the assistant manager to Wojciech Łazarek. His last season as a staff member of Lechia Gdańsk was in the fall of the 1985-1986 season.

He began his work as the coach of the Polish Youth National Teams in March 1996. In October 1998, he managed to qualify to the U-16 European Championship. In the April 1999 tournament in the Czech Republic, Globisz led the team to the finals eliminating the Russia, Croatia, Portugal and the host nation Czech Republic. However, the Spanish team won the final 4:1. On November 1999 Globisz managed to qualify the team for the 1999 U-17 World Cup in New Zealand. However, the team did not qualify out of the group.

In the 2000-2001 season, Globisz managed to qualify for the 2001 U-18 European Championship by eliminating the England in the 2nd qualifying round. The tournament began in July 2001 in Finland. The Poles topped their group beating Spain, Belgium and Denmark and advanced to the final. Poland beat the Czech Republic 3:1 to win the Golden Medal.

Globisz notably coached players such as Tomasz Kuszczak, Paweł Golański, Sebastian Mila, Rafał Grzelak, Łukasz Madej, Wojciech Łobodziński, Radosław Matusiak as well as brothers Paweł Brożek and Piotr Brożek.

Globisz replaced Andrzej Sikorski as the new coach of the players born around 1987 in January 2002. He was unsuccessful in qualifying for the U-17 European Championship in 2004. Poland automatically qualified for the U-19 European Championship in 2006 since they were the host nation. The Poles finished in 3rd place in the group and qualified for the 2007 U-20 World Cup in Canada.

The World Cup took place in July 2007 with Poland beating Brazil 1-0. They lost to the USA and then managed to draw against South Korea. Poland qualified for the next round and was matched against the eventual winners Argentina. They lost the match 3-1, with Dawid Janczyk scoring the only Polish goal.

Since 2006, Michał Globisz is the national youth team coach for players born in 1990. In 2007, the team were eliminated in the 2nd Qualifying Phase of the U-17 European Championship.

  • 1974-1981 – Poland Lechia Gdańsk, Youth Team Coach
  • 1981-1982 – Poland Lechia Gdańsk, Manager
  • 1982-1984 – Poland U-20 Polish National Team Coach
  • 1984 Poland Lechia Gdańsk, Manager
  • 1985-1986 – Poland Lechia Gdańsk, Assistant Manager Wojciech Łazarek
  • 1986 Poland Lechia Gdańsk, Manager[1]

Coaching Achievements[edit]

  • 2nd Place in U-16 European Championship in 1999, qualified for 1999 U-17 World Cup
  • 1st Place in U-18 European Championship in 2001, qualified for 2001 U-18 European Championship
  • Played in U-19 European Championship in 2006, qualified for 2007 U-20 World Cup
  • Finished in 2nd round of 2007 U-20 World Cup


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Preceded by
Jerzy Brzyski
Coach of Lechia Gdańsk
Succeeded by
Edward Wojewódzki
Preceded by
Jerzy Jastrzębowski
Coach of Lechia Gdańsk
Succeeded by
Wojciech Łazarek
Preceded by
Wojciech Łazarek
Coach of Lechia Gdańsk
Succeeded by
Marian Geszke