b. Eisenkappel (Carinthia), June 19, 1933, soccer player and along with E. Happel one of Austria's leading soccer trainers. Until 1969 a trainer in Zagreb (Croatia), later mainly in Austria. Trained the Rapid Wien club, which won the Austrian championship and Austrian Cup Finals several times; reached the European Cup Final 1985 with Rapid Wien and 1993 with Austria Salzburg. After having won two Austrian championships with Austria Salzburg he temporarily relinquished his post as trainer in 1995. In 1999 he succeeded H. Prohaska as trainer of the Austrian national football team.