Volker Oppitz (footballer)

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Volker Oppitz
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Personal information
Date of birth (1978-02-16) 16 February 1978 (age 40)
Place of birth Dresden, East Germany
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Central Defender
Youth career
1984–1996 Dynamo Dresden
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–2001 Dynamo Dresden II 73 (0)
1998–1999 Heidenauer SV (loan) 30 (0)
2001–2010 Dynamo Dresden[1] 226 (6)
Total 329 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Volker Oppitz (born 16 February 1978 in Dresden) is a former German footballer who played as a defender for Dynamo Dresden, where he also worked as managing director.[2]


He broke into the Dynamo first-team in 2001 after the club had been relegated to the Oberliga, and has been a first-team regular ever since, through two promotions and one relegation.[3] Oppitz suffered with injury towards the end of his career, and was forced to retire in June 2010, at which point Dynamo appointed him as managing director on an interim basis.[4]

Personal life[edit]

His father Volker, is honorary chairman of Dynamo Dresden.


  1. ^ "Volker Oppitz" (in German). fussballdaten.de. Retrieved 16 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Volker Oppitz legt sein Amt als Geschäftsführer nieder" (in German). Dynamo Dresden. 1 February 2012. Retrieved 16 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Dynamo Dresden profile" (in German). Dynamo Dresden. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Aufsichtsrat bestellt Dr. Volker Oppitz zum Interims-Geschäftsführer" (in German). Dynamo Dresden. Archived from the original on 13 June 2010. 

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