Heiko Vogel (born 21 November 1975) is a German football manager. He is currently the head coach of Sturm Graz.
Vogel grew up in Wachenheim and played football for his local clubs TuS Wachenheim and FC 08 Hassloch. Later he played for SV Edenkoben.
Bayern Munich and Ingolstadt
He did his apprenticeship and became a sports teacher. Between 1998 and 2007, he worked within the youth system of FC Bayern Munich as coach. From 2007 until 2009, he worked as assistant to Thorsten Fink at FC Ingolstadt 04.
On 9 June 2009, Fink was appointed as the new manager of FC Basel and Vogel followed as assistant straight away. Under Fink and Vogel Basel won the Swiss Cup 2010 and the national Championship in 2010 and 2011.
On 13 October 2011, Fink left the club to join Hamburger SV and on the same day Vogel was appointed as caretaker Manager. Vogel's first three games in charge of the team were the Swiss Cup fixture on 15 October, which ended in a 5–1 away win against FC Schötz, the Champions League Group C fixture on 18 October 2011, a 0–2 home defeat against Benfica, and the 1–0 away win in the Super League against FC Zürich. On the 7 December 2011 he guided FC Basel to the round of 16 in the UEFA Champions League, defeating the 2011 runners up Manchester United by 2–1. After 11 games, four of which in the Champions League, with eight wins, two draws and only one defeat, it was announced on 12 December that Vogel had signed as head coach and manager. Basel won the league championship and the Swiss Cup during the 2011–12 season. On 15 October 2012, Vogel was sacked by the club and was replaced by Murat Yakin. His final match was a 3–2 win against Servette. Basel were in fourth place when Vogel left the club.
Return to Bayern Munich
He returned to coach in the Bayern Munich Junior Team before being appointed to Bayern Munich II. He replaced Erik ten Hag who became the sporting director and head coach of FC Utrecht. The first training as the reserve team headcoach happened on 11 June 2015. His first match was 1–1 draw against FV Illertissen on 29 July 2015. Bayern II finished the 2015–16 season in sixth place. On 22 February 2017, it was announced that Vogel will be leaving the reserve team at the end of the season by mutual consent. Vogel resigned on 21 March 2017. His final match was a 2–1 loss to 1860 Rosenheim.
In December 2017, Sturm Graz presented Heiko Vogel as the new head coach. He was the successor of Franco Foda, who left the club to coach Austrias national team. Vogel started his new position on 1 January 2018. His first match as head coach was a 1–0 loss against Mattersburg on 3 February 2018. He started the 2018–19 season with a 2–0 win in the Austrian Cup against Siegendorf. Sturm Graz were knocked out of Champions League in the second qualifying round by Ajax and entered the Europa League. Sturm Graz were eliminated from the Europa League by AEK Larnaca.
- As of matches played on 19 August 2018.
|Basel||13 October 2011||15 October 2012||7001550000000000000♠55||7001330000000000000♠33||7001150000000000000♠15||7000700000000000000♠7||07001600000000000000♠60.00|
|Bayern Munich II||11 June 2015||21 March 2017||7001590000000000000♠59||7001240000000000000♠24||7001190000000000000♠19||7001160000000000000♠16||07001406800000000000♠40.68|
|Sturm Graz||1 January 2018||present||7001280000000000000♠28||7001140000000000000♠14||7000300000000000000♠3||7001110000000000000♠11||07001500000000000000♠50.00|
- Swiss Super League: 2010, 2011, 2012
- Swiss Cup: 2010, 2012
- Uhrencup Winner: 2011