|Full name||Thomas Sobotzik|
|Date of birth||October 16, 1974|
|Place of birth||Gliwice, Poland|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|1. FC Oberstedten|
|1995–1997||FC St. Pauli||65||(7)|
|1999||1. FC Kaiserslautern||3||(0)|
|2001–2003||SK Rapid Wien||49||(8)|
|2009–||1. FC Oberstedten|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Thomas Sobotzik started his footballing career at local club Pogon Zabrze. When he was nine years old, he moved to Górnik Zabrze. In 1987 the Sobotzik family moved to Frankfurt and soon joined Eintracht Frankfurt. During his stint at VfB Stuttgart he became twice German junior champion and returned to Frankfurt in 1990. At the age of 17 he signed at professional contract. Due to a heavy knee injury he had to pause a long time in 1991.
With 20 years he finally debuted in the Bundesliga. After two seasons at FC St. Pauli a short stint at Kaiserslautern he returned both times to Eintracht. In 2001 Lothar Matthäus signed him for Rapid Wien. Via Union Berlin he came to SpVgg Unterhaching in 2004 where he captained the side in his last season at the Bavarian club.
Thomas Sobotzik appeared in 134 Bundesliga matches (19 goals) und in 110 2nd Bundesliga fixtures (17 goals).
In 2007, he moved to Norwegian side Sandefjord Fotball. Sobotzik signed a one-year contract and moved to German Regionalliga team FSV Frankfurt in January 2008. After eighteen months was released from FSV Frankfurt and joined in summer 2009 to 1. FC Oberstedten.
Sobotzik began his coaching career in 2008 as Assistant Coach of the U-17 from 1. FC Oberstedten.