Crew

Our Crew

Introducing our crew who works for the team almost 24h a day.

Trainer

Janet Zeltinger, Trainer


Former Teams:

History:

Als Sportlerin: Kanadische Meisterin 1998, 2000; André-Vergauwen-Cupsiegerin 2015; Weltmeisterschaften 2010 (Bronze), 2014 (Gold); Paralympics 2012, 2016 (Teilnahme); Europameisterschaft 2017 (Silber); Deutsche Pokalsiegerin 2018
Als Trainerin: Weltmeisterschaften 2018 (Bronze).   Janet Zeltinger galt bis zu Ihrem Karriereende als weltbeste Rollstuhlbasketballerin und war eine der tragenden Säulen der kanadischen Nationalmannschaft im letzten Jahrzehnt. Mit dem WM-Titel in Toronto krönte die Ausnahmeathletin 2014 ihre aktive Karriere, die sie in der RBBL bereits zu den Dolphins Trier und den Rhine River Rhinos aus Wiesbaden führte. Mit ihrer langen Erfahrung im Bereich des Fußgänger- und Rollstuhlbasketsballs hat Janet Zeltinger nur ein Jahr nach dem Einstieg ins Traineramt den Cheftrainerposten übernommen. Ueitgleich ist sie unter Bundestrainer Martin Otto zur Assistenztrainerin der deutschen Damen-Nationalmannschaft aufgestiegen.

Günther Mayer, Co-Trainer, Trainer


Vereine als Spieler:

RSV Bayreuth, Santo Stefano Banca Marche, RSC-Rollis Zwickau, BSC Rollers Zwickau, RSV Bayreuth.

Vereine als Trainer:

BSC Rollers Zwickau, RSV Bayreuth.

Erfolge:

2009 Deutscher Meister mit RSC-Rollis Zwickau

Der im Allgäu geborener und in Franken lebender langjährige Bundesligaspieler besitzt in der Szene eine hervorragende Reputation, die er sich als Spieler, Trainer und Teammanager unter anderem beim RSV Bayreuth, in Santo Stefano in der italienischen Serie A, beim BSC Rollers Zwickau oder mit der deutschen Junioren-Nationalmannschaft erworben hat. Erst kürzlich gewann er mit der U22-Auswahl bei der EM in Italien die Silbermedaille. Mit einer ausgeprägten sozialen Kompetenz und einer großen fachlichen Expertise ist Günther Mayer eine perfekte Ergänzung zu Cheftrainerin Janet McLachlan.

Björn Lohmann, Videoanalyst


Vereine als Spieler:

UBC Münster, ASV Bonn, RBC Köln 99ers, RSV Lahn-Dill.

Erfolge als Spieler:

Deutscher Meister 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017; Deutscher Pokalsieger 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017; Champions League Sieger 2015.

Der Rheinländer ist beim RSV Lahn-Dill keine unbekannte Größe, trug der ehemalige Spieler doch von 2012 bis 2017 das Trikot der Mittelhessen und beendete an der Lahn seine aktive Karriere. Es hat somit nur wenige Monate gedauert, bis Björn Lohmann den Weg zurück ins seine sportliche Wahlheimat fand. Als akribischer Analyst mit einer ebenso großen Reputation in der Sportart wird die ehemalige Nummer acht den wichtigen Part der taktischen Spielanalyse im Team mit Janet McLachlan und Günther Mayer übernehmen.  
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Crew

Philip Schmitz, Crew, Physiotherapist


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Petra Michel-Leutheuser, Crew, Teamphysician


Petra Michel-Leutheuser is not only team doctor for RSV Lahn-Dill but shares her extraordinary skills in orthopedics with the german national-teams in wheelchair basketball too. You can reach her in her own doctor´s office in Gießen, Wilhelmstraße 12. Check out her website here 

E-Mail: petra.michel-leutheuser@rsvlahndill.de
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Management

Nicolai Zeltinger, Management, Partner


Former teams:

BSV Roleber, Godesberger TV, SG Sechtem, MTV Gießen, RSV Bayreuth, kanadische Herren-Nationalmannschaft, deutsche Herren-Nationalmannschaft.

Nicolai Zeltinger was born in Bonn and during his studies he played in the Regionalleague but in 1994 he switched as a Players-Coach to the RSV and won the championship just 4 years later. Today he is the international cut surface with many contacts all over the world. Here he profits from his work for the Canadian association, where he worked before he became the coach oft he national team in Germany. In the management oft he RSV he is a driving force, which made in the past 20 years sure, that erstwhile visions are now reality.

Email: nicolai.zeltinger@rsvlahndill.de

Sebastian Mende, Management


The studied educator isn’t just the voice for the home matchs at the August-Bebel-Halle of the RSV Lahn-Dill, he also transfers his job-related qualification to the comunicative fields of duty for the public scene of the RSV Lahn-Dill. In almost the same manner as Andreas Joneck and Nicolai Zeltinger he worked for the Bundesliga-Team in Gießen until he found his home a few kilometers west in Wetzlar, being part of the RSV. As a „special“ school teacher he acquired a huge trevor trove of experience in the districts meditation, integration and education, which he can use for his work in the RSV-Management. But also in the districts media and network is the father of RTL-Hessian Child-Reporter Carla optimally informed.

Email: sebastian.mende@rsvlahndill.de

Sven Köppe, Management


The studied lawyer, who is part of the successfull law office Mohr & Köppe, is not just job-related specialized of the focus sport-law. He ist the networker with many contacts in the regional environment (in economy and sport) in the RSV-Management family. The passionated golfer is also the jouristic adviser of the Worldcup winner from 2010 and a contact person for sportive and political panels in sport. For years he works for the German Wheelchair - Sportassociation and the RBBL as an abstractor. Occupational he specialized himself to the districts tenancy law, contract law, sport law and association law. He’s a member of the High-Hessian law-association, the working group sport law, employment law, tenancy law in the DAV and abstractor oft he Hessian Soccer-Association plus abstractor of the property regulars’ table in Gießen. Email: sven.koeppe@rsvlahndill.de

Andreas Joneck, director of the operator-company, Management


The director of the operator-company learned the sport from the pike. Formerly a basketball player himself and owner of a trainer- and referees license of the DBB he early had a journalistic view of the sport. To his know-how belongs that he knows the sport basketball from all its perspectives: as an athlete, as a referee, as a coach, as a journalist and as an operative. From 2001 to 2016 he was the chairman of the committee for public relations at the German Federation. With his own sport agency he is responsible for the marketing of the national team today. In the years 2004 (Athen), 2008 (Beijing), 2012 (London) and 2016 (Rio de Janeiro) he operated as a press-attache for the national paralympic committee. In the years 2007 and 2013 he acted as the OK- respectively press spokesman for the Eurobasketball in Wetzlar and Frankfurt.

Email: andreas.joneck@rsvlahndill.de

Jörg Fink, Management


Jörg Fink is a long lasting member of the management of the multiple Champions League winner from Wetzlar. Since the middle of the 90’s forms the accomplished banker the team from Wetzlar and is a relevant reason why the team can celebrate a huge success now. From 1995 till 2005 Jörg Fink played in the Bundesliga and graduated 176 matchs for his team. Besides his engagement for the RSV Lahn-Dill he is the deputy department chief for the soccer team SG Tohe/Alten-Buseck which plays in the groupleague. With his close meshed network he is the untouched logistic specialist in the management oft he RSV Lahn-Dill, which exhibits a strong staff continuity for more than 15 years.

Email: joerg.fink@rsvlahndill.de
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