Günter Schatz

is a freelancer at the International Football Institute in the area of game & tactics analysis / scouting & squad planning involved in media consulting, squad analyses, subjective player development and the development of training concepts for junior training centres (NLZ). Furthermore, he is involved in the implementation of software products for process control and optimisation in NLZ clubs as a project manager in the area of performance and load control.

He also supports the Training and Further Education Department in the context of acquiring various training and study programmes.

Academic background

  • Engineering studies: Dipl. Ing (FH)
    1989 – 1992 Studies in electrical ENERGY ENGINEERING at the University of Applied Sciences Munich

  • Study and training periods in football:
    2017 UEFA A Licence Level,
    2017 – 2018 University Certificate Match Analysis in Professional Football – IFI,
    2019 – 2020 University Certificate Match Analysis and Scouting in Football – IST,
    2019 – 2020 University Certificate Scouting in Professional Football – IFI,
    2020 Certifikat in Technology and Science Applied to Sport, Barca Innovation Hub Universitas

Steinheilstraße 8, 85737 Ismaning

Professional experience

Dipl. Ing (FH):

  • 1992 – 1995 Project engineer in the engineering office Oskar von Miller, Munich

  • 1995 – 2018 Technical operations manager, authorised signatory and managing director at KWH Netz GmbH

  • Since 2018 Managing Director of ENERGYGS GmbH

in football:

  • 1971 – 1984 Player at SpVgg Unterhaching

  • Since 2009 Youth coach in various clubs

  • Since 2011 DFB base coach in the talent development programme, since 2017 head SP coach

  • since 2014 Freelance individual trainer

  • Since 2016, sporting director youth in various clubs

  • Since 2019 Video Analyst BFV-NLZ Games Landshut and SV Wacker Burghausen

Reference projects

Dipl. Ing (FH):

  • 1992 – 1995 Various feasibility studies: Munich Airport, Munich Trade Fair Centre

  • 1995 – 2018 Leadership responsibility and project management/control of various special projects with regard to process optimisation

  • Since 2018 Project development for innovative energy projects

at the International Football Institute:

  • since 2018 Match analyses in the IFI media consulting area: World Cup 2018, 1./2. BL, CL, Nations League

  • Since 2018 Development of the playing philosophy and training concept of the BFV NLZ Landshut / SV Wacker Burghausen

  • Since 2019 Development and integration of position data

  • since 2020 Project support before, during and after the implementation of software products for process control and optimisation in NLZ clubs