“We agreed at the last contract extension that we put together in winter,” said VfL Supervisory Board Frank Witter at the end of November 2021 on contract extensionmand, the talks have now taken place. The result: Schmadtke extended his contract expiring in the summer by seven months to 31 January 2023.
“We have concluded in the talks that I am still available to the club at the request of the Supervisory Board until the end of the next transfer period”, Schmadtke is quoted by the association. “We’ve just turned in the VFL in the recent past on some set screws and also tackled one or the other project. This development will now accompany a bit far and also the planning in the sports area together with Marcel Schäfer and ours Continue advancing scoutin dispensing. “
“I am very pleased that Jörg Schmadtke stops his personal life planning and we will find a good way together,” says the Chairman of the Supervisory Board Frank Witter. “Now it is important to consolidate structures in this period and to put the course for a successful future of VfL Wolfsburg.”
After stations at Alemannia Aachen, Hannover 96 and the 1st FC Köln, Schmadtke has taken over the office of sports managing director in Wolfsburg in June 2018 and the wolves have been successfully maneuvered by the Bundesliga, even if it is currently not around at the Lower Saxony.
Four coaches were responsible in the Ageid of Schmadtke so far in the Autostadt. Bruno Labbadia led the club to the Europa League, Oliver Glasner even in the Champions League. Mark Van Bommel was fired in October 2021, “also a defeat for me”, as Schmadtke stated. It was followed by Florian Kohfeldt, who was able to record two important victories with the team after a defeat series most recently in the relegation battle.