Trond Amundsen

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Trond Amundsen
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Trond Amundsen in 2009
Personal information
Full name Trond Amundsen
Date of birth (1971-03-30) 30 March 1971 (age 46)
Club information
Current team
Fredrikstad FK
Teams managed
Years Team
2007–2009 Løv-Ham
2010 Kongsvinger
2010–2012 Fredrikstad (assistant)
2012 Fredrikstad

Trond Amundsen (born 30 March 1971) is a Norwegian football coach. He is the head coach of Fredrikstad FK after the resignation of Tom Freddy Aune earlier in 2012. Amundsen was head coach of Løv-Ham from 2007 to 2009, and had a short spell as head coach of Kongsvinger.

Coaching career[edit]

Amundsen worked as coach at Santos FC's under-21 team, before he moved to the Norwegian club Kongsvinger where he became a part of the coaching team.[1][2] In 2007 Amundsen became head coach of the second tier club Løv-Ham,[1] and after two years at the club, he signed a contract for two more years.[3] His work with the club linked him with the vacant job at Sandefjord,[2] but he stayed on at Løv-Ham until he was appointed head coach of the newly promoted Tippeligaen club Kongsvinger ahead of the 2010-season.[4]

On 12 April 2010, less than half a year after he signed for Kongsvinger, Amundsen resigned as head coach after three points in five matches,[5] and cited disagreement with the management of the club on the way forward as reason for withdrawing from the club. One month later he joined Fredrikstad's coaching team.[6]

When Fredrikstad's head coach Tom Freddy Aune resigned on 10 May 2012, Fredrikstad appointed Amundsen as head coach until the end of the season.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Skjefstad, Sigurd T. (4 April 2007). "Nykommere i hver sin verden". bt.no (in Norwegian). Bergens Tidende. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Midtskogen, Rune (15 May 2008). "Kan bli Sandefjords nye trener". nettavisen.no (in Norwegian). Nettavisen. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  3. ^ Ellingsen, Roy (16 September 2008). "To nye år for Amundsen". bt.no (in Norwegian). Bergens Tidende. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  4. ^ Vik, Marius (5 March 2010). "- Vet ikke om jeg er trollmann". nettavisen.no (in Norwegian). Nettavisen. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  5. ^ Bjorvand, Jim Rune; Dyregrov, Silje (12 April 2010). "- Har mislyktes med å samle Kongsvinger". bt.no (in Norwegian). Bergens Tidende. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  6. ^ Lyngøy, Roar (18 May 2010). "Amundsen til FFK". bt.no (in Norwegian). Bergens Tidende. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  7. ^ Solberg, Knut Skeie; Nordsetrønningen, Alf-Ivar Rabben (10 May 2012). "Tom Freddy Aune ferdig i FFK". tv2.no (in Norwegian). TV 2 (Norway). Retrieved 11 May 2012.