Klaus Fahrner takes over as coach of the relegated Kreisliga team from Bad Tölz. The club is convinced that it is a perfect fit for the "new SC Rot-Weiß" project, both professionally and personally.
The hopeful start to the district league season of SC Rot-Weiß Bad Tölz has come to an abrupt and sad end: with direct relegation to the district class (we reported). Sebastian Wagner had signalled to the board early on that he would stay with this one season as head coach. Assistant coach Adrian Ackermann also resigned at the end of the season.
Alem Muharemovic, long-time head of football and deputy chairman since last December, tried his address book and soon found what he was looking for: Klaus Fahrner was the top candidate. "We've known each other since a friendly match with ESV Penzberg some time ago," said Muharemovic. Head of department Benedikt Sachs adds: "Even then, he came across well both personally and professionally.
Setting a long-term course
So the decision-making trio of SC Rot-Weiß – Sachs, Muharemovic and chairman Wolfgang Männer – met to outline the future of the team with preferred candidate Klaus Fahrner. "After the relegation and with the numerous departures and long-term injuries, a certain upheaval is needed," Sachs clarifies. "That's why the appointment of the new coach is also a long-term decision." Muharemovic even speaks of the "new SC Red-White" project. After three "great conversations" (Muharemovic) it was clear: The chemistry fits.
Klaus Fahrner had followed the red-and-white history from afar: "The promotion to the district class and two years later to the district league was very impressive." What also impressed the 46-year-old, who lives in Einöd, was the "brutally emotional and passionate way of playing. The team impressed me with their heart and soul."
Forming a team in which "the fire blazes"
Will this continue to flow after the numerous departures? In the preparation, which begins after the Isarfest in the first week of July, the new coach wants to gather all the players of the first and second team as well as some candidates of the A-juniors around him and form the team in which "the fire blazes". Fahrner leaves no doubt about his own claim: "I don't want to talk about promotion, but we want to have the chance to play at the top of the district class. There will be a lot of derbies and I'm looking forward to this challenge."
"We want to play great football, have fun and shake up the league."
2. RW board member Alem Muharemovic
The direction set by the new coach is fully met with approval at the club. "We want to play great football, have fun and shake up the league," said Muharemovic. What is also good for the Vice-Chairman is Fahrner's previous training in sports medicine and sports science. "Due to the numerous injuries, our physio Georg Rinshofer has pleaded for the introduction of athletic training in addition to the actual football training, as well as separate build-up training for the injured. And Fahrner has all the criteria that are in demand," Muharemovic is convinced.
And Klaus Fahrner, managing director of a large Munich wine shop, could have something else in his luggage: the drinks to celebrate the hopefully numerous victories.
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