Richard Kolitsch

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Richard Kolitsch
Personal information
Full name Richard Kolitsch
Date of birth (1989-10-24)24 October 1989
Place of birth Dresden, East Germany
Date of death 23 May 2014(2014-05-23) (aged 24)
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
FC Carl Zeiss Jena II
Number 21
Youth career
1999–2003 VfL Pirna-Copitz 07
2003–2006 FV Dresden-Nord
2007–2008 FC Carl Zeiss Jena
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2013 FC Carl Zeiss Jena II 57 (2)
2008–2009 FC Carl Zeiss Jena[1] 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 November 2012

Richard Kolitsch (24 October 1989 – 23 May 2014) was a German football midfielder who played for FC Carl Zeiss Jena II.[2]


He began his career in the youth team of FV Dresden-Nord, before he moved to FC Carl Zeiss Jena in January 2007.[3]

Kolitsch was under manager Henning Bürger promoted to first team on the last but one matchday in the 2007–08 season. He made his debut on matchday 33 against 1. FC Kaiserslautern after substitution in the halftime.

Personal life[edit]

His father Uwe Kolitsch is former professional player of SpVgg Erkenschwick.


  1. ^ "Richard Kolitsch" (in German). Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Früherer FC-Carl-Zeiss-Jena-Spieler tödlich verunglückt | OTZ". Retrieved 2014-05-29. 
  3. ^ "Kolitsch, Richard" (in German). Retrieved 4 July 2012.