May 8, 2021

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Official | Schalke appoints Rouven Schröder as sporting director


Schalke has announced the appointment of Rouven Schröder as sporting director, while Mathias Schober has been promoted to director of Knappenschmiede and development.

“The board and the board agree that the many sporting tasks can not only be imposed by one person, and that we need additional expertise,Said Peter Knäbel, a board member for sports and communications.

“We have managed to bring an expert to Schalke in Rouven. He possesses the necessary contacts as well as the expertise in his field. His main task will be to build a new team that can represent Schalke 04 successfully both now and in the future. ”

Schröder was Mainz 05’s sports director from April 2016 until he left his role on the Bundesliga side in December 2020.