- Category : 1967-births
- Type : ME
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Informing 1
German football manager and a former player.
Schmidt was manager of Delbrücker SC from 1 July 2004 to 30 June 2007.
He was appointed manager of Preußen Münster in May 2007, officially started the position on 1 July 2007 and was sacked on 21 March 2010.
Schmidt became manager of SC Paderborn 07 on 1 July 2011.
On 24 June 2012 he was named new manager of Red Bull Salzburg succeeding Ricardo Moniz. In his second season in charge he led Red Bull Salzburg to their second title in three years. He also led them to the round of sixteen of the UEFA Europa League before being beaten by Basel 2–1 in the second leg to lose the match on aggregate after drawing the first game 0–0.
On 25 April 2014, Bayer Leverkusen hired Schmidt to become the head coach.