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Martina Voss-Tecklenburg

Martina Voss-Tecklenburg
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Name: Martina Voss-Tecklenburg
Sport: Football / Soccer
Role: Head Coach of the Switzerland Women's Football Team
Nationality: Germany

Martina Voss-Tecklenburg (born 22 December 1967 as Martina Voss) is a retired German football midfielder, currently coaching the Swiss national team. She previously coached FCR 2001 Duisburg and FF USV Jena.

Together with Doris Fitschen and Silvia Neid, she is considered one of the most successful German women’s soccer players, having won seven national titles and six DFB trophies.

After the end of her active career as a player, Voss-Tecklenburg worked as a team manager for the Oberliga club SV Straelen. Full-time as a PE teacher association, she takes care of female selection teams in the Lower Rhine.  She is also chief editor of the women’s football magazine „FF“.

From 12 February 2008 to 17 February 2011 she was the head coach of FCR 2001 Duisburg. With Duisburg, Voss-Tecklenburg won the UEFA Women’s Cup in 2009 and two national cups in 2009 and 2010. Her contract was ended on 17 February 2011.  In June 2011 she signed a one-year contract at Bundesliga side FF USV Jena,  but she left the team next January as she was appointed the Swiss national team’s new coach.

On 1 October 2009, she married the contractor Herman Tecklenburg. From a previous relationship she has a daughter.