Tomasz Wojciech Wałdoch ([ˈtɔmaʂ ˈvawdɔx]) (born 10 May 1971) is a Polish former professional footballer. He holds German citizenship.
He had a 10-year international career, where he often captained the side, including at the 2002 World Cup. His club career was mostly spent in Germany with VfL Bochum and Schalke 04.
Waldoch has played for Górnik Zabrze, VfL Bochum, Schalke 04 and Jagiellonia Białystok.
He played for the Polish national team, for which he earned 74 caps. Wałdoch was a participant at the 1992 Summer Olympics, where Poland won the silver medal, and was the captain of the Polish team for the 2002 World Cup.
On 1 July 2006, he was named as the new assistant coach of the FC Schalke 04 U17 team. From 15 April 2008 until 30 June 2008, he was the assistant coach at Schalke 04 II. On 11 November 2009, it was announced that he would become the temporary Assistant coach of Poland national football team, assisting Franciszek Smuda. He has since been replaced in the role by his former teammate Jacek Zielinski. On 20 April 2010, he was named as the new Director of Sport of his first professional club Górnik Zabrze. He left later that year, in November. He was then coach of the Schalke 04 U17 team from July 2011 to June 2012. From July 2012 to June 2014, he was the coach of the Schalke 04 Jugend team. Currently, he is the assistant coach of the Schalke 04 II team for the second time, serving under Jürgen Luginger.
Wałdoch is married and has four children - two sons and two daughters. His son Kamil (born 4 July 1992) currently plays for fourth tier club FC Kray in Essen.
|1.||23 September 1992||Stadion Miejski, Poznań, Poland||Turkey||1–0||1–0||1994 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|2.||15 March 1995||Miejski Stadion Sportowy "KSZO", Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski, Poland||Lithuania||2–0||4–1||International Friendly|
- 2. Bundesliga: 1995–96
- Bundesliga: Runner-up: 2000–01
- DFB-Pokal: 2000–01, 2001–02
- DFB-Ligapokal: Runner-up: 2001, 2002
- UEFA Intertoto Cup: 2003, 2004