Frauke Wilhelm

is a staff member of the Education and Training Department at the International Football Institute. As Programme Manager Sport Psychology, her tasks include the conception and implementation of training and further education programmes. The qualified psychologist and sports psychologist also advises and coaches professional football on topics from the field of (sports) psychology.

Frauke Wilhelm has many years of professional football experience through coaching professional teams, junior national teams and working at a youth development centre.

Academic background

  • 1993-1999 Diploma in Psychology at the University of Hamburg

    Minor subject: sports science

Steinheilstraße 8, 85737 Ismaning

Professional experience

  • 2019 Working student sports psychologist of the FC St. Pauli e.V. licence team

  • Since 2018 Sports Psychologist of a Junior National Team, DFB (U18-U20)

  • since 2017 Trainer and coach for business leaders

  • 2016 – 2017 Sports psychologist for the licensed team of Hannover 96

  • 2011 – 2019 Freelance sports psychologist at the Olympic Training Centre Niedersachsen

  • 2013 – 2017 Sports psychologist at the junior training centre of Hannover 96

  • 2006 – 2012 Prevention specialist/school psychologist of the city of Buxtehude


  • Wilhelm, F. (2019). Sports and target groups. In: Staufenbiel, K.; Liesenfeld, M. & Lobinger, B. (Eds.), Applied sport psychology for competitive sport (pp.89-105). Göttingen: Hogrefe