From 2001 to 2008, Kallnik ran up as a player at 1. FC Magdeburg, in his statistics there are also 88 regional league (then the third highest league) and four DFB cup games. Since 2012, the 47-year-old has worked as a official at FCM, first as a sports and finance chief, then as managing director. And he took care of the upswing of the Magdeburgers, who made it from the fourth class to the 2nd Bundesliga, after the relegation 2018/19, as a third division champion.
I can say that the goals set for the development of 1. FC Magdeburg have been achieved
“In the past few weeks, my decision has matured not to want to extend my contract as managing director at 1. FC Magdeburg beyond June 30, 2022,” said Kallnik on Monday in a personal statement on the association’s website. “I officially informed my decision to the association’s committees.”
“Today, exciting and eventful 10 years after I took office in the Presidium of the Association and later as managing director of the outledgeable GmbH, I can say that the goals set for the development of 1. FC Magdeburg were achieved,” Kallnik continued. “The association is in the 2nd Bundesliga and has a good financial starting basis for coping with upcoming challenges. In addition, 1. FC Magdeburg is back for identification and pride of an entire region.”
In the future without Kallnik. He was put at the side of Otmar Schork in early April, the sports director had been promoted. The duo quickly became a sports manager again.