JOCHEN SCHNEIDER | Head of Sport
Jochen Schneider was named Head of Sport of the New York Red Bulls on June 10, 2022. He will have oversight on all aspects of the sporting side of the club.
Schneider, 51, most recently held the position of Head of Sport and Communication at Schalke 04 FC. His career in soccer began in 1999 at VfB Stuttgart as an assistant to former Head of Sport Rolf Rüssmann. In 2004, he was then promoted to Sporting Director, winning the Bundesliga in 2007, working with Horst Heldt and Fredi Bobic.
In 2015, he joined the Red Bull family, where he took on the role of Coordinator Sport Global Soccer. In June 2017, he was promoted to Head of Sport & Internationalization for RB Leipzig, working closely with Ralf Rangnick.
Schneider has worked with many players over his career including German National Team stars Timo Werner, Antonio Rudiger and Sami Khedira. He also brought in young talents to RB Leipzig such as Ibrahima Konaté and United States Men's National Team star (and former New York Red Bulls midfielder) Tyler Adams.