Dieter Hochheimer

Dieter Hochheimer (born 24 September 1952 in Hattersheim am Main) is a former German football player[1] and manager.

Dieter Hochheimer
Personal information
Full name Dieter Hochheimer
Date of birth (1952-09-24) 24 September 1952
Place of birth Hattersheim am Main, West Germany
Playing position Midfielder/Striker
Youth career
0000–1968 Germania Okriftel
1968–1972 Kickers Offenbach
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1974 Hamburger SV 0 (0)
1974–1976 1. SC Göttingen 05 73 (14)
1976–1979 Tennis Borussia Berlin 109 (12)
1980–1982 VfL Osnabrück 93 (6)
Total 275 (32)
National team
1968 Germany U-16 3 (0)
Teams managed
1983 Edmonton Eagles
1986–1991 California Kickers
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Playing career

Hochheimer played three games for the German U-16 in 1968, the year he moved to Kickers Offenbach. He also played a game in the under 19 youth national team in 1970. After four years at the Bieberer Berg, he was signed by Hamburger SV. However, in Hamburg, he was limited to just a handful of cup outings, having not made a league appearance in two seasons. In 1974, Hochheimer moved to 1. SC Göttingen 05 in the 2. Bundesliga-Nord where he made 73 appearances before transferring to Tennis Borussia Berlin. In West Berlin, he played 109 league games, including 17 in the Bundesliga. He played a further 93 games for VfL Osnabrück where he finished his playing career.

Coaching career

After retiring, Hochheimer became the coach of the Edmonton Eagles in the Canadian Professional Soccer League and was head coach of the California Kickers until 1991.[2]


  1. "Hochheimer, Dieter". (in German). Retrieved 3 October 2011.
  2. Bitter, Jürgen (2000). Deutschlands Fußball – Das Lexikon (in German). Sportverlag. p. 275. ISBN 3-328-00857-8.

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