About footballscience.net

The person behind footballscience.net is an individual who live and breathe football in his professional and academic life.

Founder and driving force is:

Michael Rumpf Sport Scientist

Michael C. Rumpf (Sport Scientist, PhD, MSc),

played semi-professionally in Germany (4th league) and is currently working for Aspetar - Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital.


He graduated with a PhD in Strength and Conditioning from Auckland University of Technology, after he has finished his previous two Masters degrees in sport science - one in exercise physiology (USA) and one in prevention and rehabilitation (GER).

Michael has an UEFA - A license in coaching, has worked for more than 10 years with clubs and national federations. His experience range from regional male U18 teams to professional Women’s football in Germany, as well as NCAA division I teams and NAIA in the USA and national teams of New Zealand. 

For enquiries or comments please send me an email.


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