Roland Koop

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ABOUT MYSELF

I have been associated with the professional soccer business at the highest level for more than 20
years in different positions…
• As a professional player
• As a Manager regarding sports equipment mainly related to soccer
• As a Director of sports concentrated on transfer activities
• Consultancy work, self-employed

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Institute: ARAG Company in Paderborn, Germany
Year attended: 1983 – 1985
Course attended: Insurance Broker

Institute: Comprehensive School in Leopoldshoehe, Germany
Year attended: 1976-1983
Course attended: qualified, Term: Mittlere Reife

CAREER OVERVIEW

Olympiacos Piraeus Professional Soccer Club, Greece
Period of employment: Summer transfer window 2016
Position Held: Consultant to the Sporting Director

Besiktas JK Professional Soccer Club, Turkey
Period of employment: Summer transfer window 2016
Position Held: Consultant to the Sporting Director

Wolfsberger AC Professional Soccer Club, Austria
Period of employment: January 2016 – May 2016
Position Held: External Consultant

LMS Trading Commodities DMCC Trading Company
Period of employment: January 2013 – …
Position Held: Vice Chairman

Team-Sport GmbH Bielefeld Sports equipment Company
Period of employment: January 1994 – December 2013
Position Held: Owner / CEO

FILA Europe / Biella (Italy) Sports equipment Europe
Period of employment: July 1997 – June 1998
Position Held: Product – and Promotion Manager

Starfactory GmbH / Austria Player Consultancy Company Europe
Period of employment: June 2002 – May 2004
Position Held: Manager

Sport-Consulting and Marketing Player and Coaches Consultancy
Period of employment: June 2004 – …
Position Held: Owner / CEO

Soccer Dome Detmold Soccer Indoor Activities
Period of employment: October 2006 – …
Position Held: Owner / CEO

DSC Arminia Bielefeld Professional Soccer Club, Germany
Period of employment: April 2010 – August 2010
Position Held: Director of Sports / consultant

DSC Arminia Bielefeld Professional Soccer Club, Germany
Period of employment: July 1988 – June 1992
Position Held: Professional player

FC Baden Professional Soccer Club, Switzerland
Period of employment: June 1992 – July 1994
Position Held: Professional Player

DSC Arminia Bielefeld Professional Soccer Club, Germany
Period of employment: July 1994 – June 1997
Position Held: Professional Player / Promotion 1st Bundesliga

Football Club Beach Soccer National-Team Germany
Period of employment: July 1997 – August 2004
Position Held: Player / European Champion 2001

Reference

Mr. Christian Karembeu (former Real Madrid player, FIFA World Cup Champion and UEFA
European Champion)
Mr. Bruno Labbadia (Manager and former Professional Soccer player)
Mr. Michael Oenning (Current Head coach Vasas Budapest, Hungary)