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Walter Kogler (born 12 December 1967 in Wolfsberg, Carinthia) is a retired Austrian football defender and coach. At the moment he is coach of FC Wacker Innsbruck, which is playing in the Austrian Bundesliga.

Walter Kogler
Walter Kogler - FC Wacker Innsbruck (1).jpg
Personal information
Full name Walter Kogler
Date of birth (1967-12-12) 12 December 1967 (age 51)
Place of birth Wolfsberg, Austria
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position defender (retiered)
Youth career
FC St.Michael
Wolfsberger AC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1992
1992–1996
1996–1998
1998–1999
1999
1999–2002
2002–2004
SK Sturm Graz
FK Austria Wien
SV Austria Salzburg
AS Cannes
LASK Linz
FC Tirol Innsbruck
FC Kärnten
National team
1991 -2001 Austria
Teams managed
2004–2005
2005–2006
2007–2008
2008–
FC Kärnten football academy
WAC/St. Andrä
DSV Leoben
Wacker Innsbruck
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

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CareerEdit

In his youth years he played for FC St. Michael and Wolfsberger AC. He start as professional player with SK Sturm Graz. His next club was Austria Wien, where he started also his team career. After one year in France with AS Cannes he came back to Austria, where he played for LASK Linz, Austria Salzburg and FC Kärnten.

After his professional career he became football coach starting in the football academy of FC Kärnten. His first team was SK St. Andrä in the Regionalliga (3rd level). After one year with DSV Leoben he went to FC Wacker Innsbruck. With this team he reached in 2010 the championship and was promoted to the Bundesliga.

Walter Kogler played 28 matches for the Austrian team and scored one goal. He was member of the Austrian team for the FIFA World Cup 1998. As player he was 5 times Austrian Champion (with Austria Wien, Austria Salzburg and Wacker Innsbruck). In 17 years as professional he played 495 matches in the Austrian Bundesliga.

HonoursEdit

as playerEdit

as coachEdit

  • Austrian 1.Division
    • Champion 2010 with FC Wacker Innsbruck