Erick Mombaerts
Personal information
Date of birth (1955-04-21) 21 April 1955 (age 66)
Place of birth Chantecoq, France[1]
Position(s) Midfielder[2]
Youth career
INF Vichy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1978 US Nœux-les-Mines
1978–1984 ÉDS Montluçon
Teams managed
1987–1988 Paris Saint-Germain
1989–1990 Guingamp
1992 Cannes
2001–2006 Toulouse
2007–2008 France U18
2008–2012 France U21
2012–2014 Le Havre
2015–2018 Yokohama F. Marinos
2019–2020 Melbourne City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Erick Mombaerts (born 21 April 1955) is a French football manager and former player.

Playing career

Mombaerts is a youth product of INF Vichy.[3] He went on to play for US Nœux-les-Mines and Montluçon before retiring in 1984.[1]

Coaching career

Mombaerts began his coaching career with Paris Saint-Germain, taking charge between October 1987 and February 1988.[4] Mombaerts was manager of Guingamp during the 1989–90 season.[4] He then managed Cannes between January 1992 and December 1992,[4] and Toulouse from 2001 to 2006.[4] While with Toulouse he won the Ligue 2 championship in 2003.[5]

After coaching their under-18 team, Mombaerts became manager of the French under-21 team in April 2008.[5] He left that position in October 2012.[6]

Mombaerts became manager at Le Havre in December 2012.[7] He resigned in December 2014.[8]

He was appointed as the head coach of Japanese club Yokohama F. Marinos in December 2014.[9]

Mombaerts stepped down as head coach of the Marinos at the succession of the 2017 Emperor's Cup, on 1 January 2018.[10][11]

Mombaerts was appointed manager of Melbourne City on 27 June 2019.[12] On 3 September 2020, Erick stood down from the coaching role at City to return to France, handing the coaching reins over to his assistant Patrick Kisnorbo.[13]

Managerial statistics

As of 6 February 2021[14]
Team Nat From To Record
G W D L Win %
Melbourne City FC Australia 27 June 2019 3 September 2020 33 19 5 9 057.58
Total 33 19 5 9 057.58

References

  1. ^ a b "Erick Mombaerts". footballdatabase.eu. Retrieved 26 January 2019.
  2. ^ Gardel, Benjamin (23 November 2011). "Que sont-ils devenus : L'ancien milieu de l'EDSM est à la tête de l'équipe de France Espoirs depuis 2008". La Montagne (in French). Retrieved 26 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Football - La belle aventure australienne des entraîneurs Erick Mombaerts (ex-EDSM) et Alain Fiard (ex-INF Vichy) stoppée par le coronavirus". www.lamontagne.fr. 26 April 2020. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  4. ^ a b c d Erik Garin (12 July 2007). "France - Trainers of First and Second Division Clubs". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 31 May 2008. Retrieved 20 December 2014.
  5. ^ a b "France U21s turn to Mombaerts". UEFA. 29 April 2008. Archived from the original on 3 May 2008. Retrieved 20 December 2014.
  6. ^ "Mombaerts taken off France case". UEFA. 18 October 2012. Archived from the original on 20 December 2014. Retrieved 20 December 2014.
  7. ^ "Erick Mombaerts est le nouvel entraîneur du HAC" (in French). Le Havre AC. 21 December 2012. Retrieved 20 December 2014.
  8. ^ "Mombaerts quitte le club!" (in French). L'Equipe. 10 December 2014. Retrieved 20 December 2014.
  9. ^ "Yokohama F・Marinos name Erick Mombaerts as new head coach". Yokohama F. Marinos. 16 December 2014. Retrieved 24 December 2014.
  10. ^ "Marinos announce hiring of ex-Australia coach Ange Postecoglou". The Japan Times. 19 December 2017.
  11. ^ "Marinos' Erick Mombaerts to step down after season". The Japan Times. 2 November 2017.
  12. ^ "Melbourne City FC Appoints Erick Mombaerts as Head Coach". Melbourne City FC.
  13. ^ "Mombaerts quits City to return to France, Kisnorbo handed reins". The Age. 3 September 2020. Retrieved 3 September 2020.
  14. ^ "Erick Mombaerts". ALeagueStats. Retrieved 3 March 2020.