|Date of birth||6 November 1966|
|Place of birth||Worms, West Germany|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|1980–1984||1. FC Kaiserslautern|
|1988–1990||FC 08 Homburg||54||(5)|
|1994–1996||1. FC Saarbrücken||5||(0)|
|1996–1999||Carl Zeiss Jena||67||(5)|
|1998–1999||Carl Zeiss Jena|
|2007–2009||Sturm Graz (assistant manager)|
|2017||North Korea women U20|
|2018–2021||MSV Duisburg (women)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Managerial career[change | change source]
Towards the end of his playing career, he was a player-manager for FC Carl Zeiss Jena in the 1998–99 season. After the end of his playing career, he managed SV Straelen from 1 October 2002 to 30 June 2003.
From August 2006 to June 2006, he was with FC Schönberg 95. After the end of his contract in Schönberg, he became the new assistant manager of SK Sturm Graz. On 24 June 2009, he became the manager of Arminia Bielefeld. His contract ran until 30 June 2010, but on 11 March 2010 Arminia Bielefeld officials relieved Gerstner of his duties. The team was then managed by caretakers Frank Eulberg and Jörg Böhme until the end of the season. On 28 February 2011, Gerstner took over Kickers Offenbach, but he was sacked after two months due to lack of success.
In May 2017 he became manager of the North Korea women's national under-20 football team.
References[change | change source]
- "Thomas Gerstner neuer DSC-Trainer" [Thomas Gerstner new DSC coach]. Arminia Bielefeld official website. 24 June 2009. Archived from the original on 27 June 2009. Retrieved 24 June 2009.
- "Bielefeld trennt sich von Trainer Gerstner" (in German). Spiegel Online. 11 March 2010. Retrieved 10 May 2011.
- "Gerstner übernimmt den OFC" (in German). kicker.de. 28 February 2011. Retrieved 10 May 2011.
- "Gerstner beurlaubt - Möller schmeißt hin" (in German). kicker.de. 30 April 2011. Retrieved 10 May 2011.
- "Ex-Sturm-Mann ist jetzt Teamchef in Nordkorea". Kronen Zeitung. 23 November 2017. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
- "Thomas Gerstner ist neuer Trainer des SV Straelen". RP Online. 6 November 2021. Retrieved 23 February 2022.