As the third division announced on Tuesday, the association with the 53-year-old was able to agree on a contract extension for another year. Schmitt took over the SVM in April 2021 as the successor of Torsten Frings.
With Schmitt as head coach, Meppen first managed the league. In the now running season, the third division started strongly (five place after the first round), currently occupy the EMSLÄNTER rank eleven.
Schmitt: “I feel very well here”
“Rico has proven that he fits perfectly as a head coach to SV Meppen with his competence and very committed work,” Meppens Sports Executor Heiner Beckmann is quoted in the club message. “In an extremely difficult situation, he was able to set new and important impetus at the team. His relationship to the entire team is excellent. A result of this focused work was then a sensational good round, on which we want to continue building up.”
SCHMITT said the message: “I am very satisfied that we continue the way together and continue beyond the current season. I feel very well here. On this very good basis, the current season is to finish first to play. In addition to the remaining third ligaparies, this is also the important state trophy competition. “