Mike Möllensiep was a German footballer, a former player of Schalke 04 and black and white Essen and most recently coach of the Essener Kreisligisten TC Freisenbruch has passed away.
Mike Möllensiep Biography
Mike Möllensiep was born on 28 November 1975 an died on 14 May 2019. He has died at the age of 43. Mike was born in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.
Death was announced by the TC Freisenbruch on his Facebook page. At the age of only 43, the native of Gelsenkirchen succumbed to cancer. The former Schalke player leaves behind his wife and two children.
From the youth of FC Schalke 04, Möllensiep 1994 came in the amateur team of the Royal Blues. In the 1996/97 season coach Huub Stevens even joined him twice in the pros.
After stops in Lübeck, Pansdorf and Dresden Möllensiep completed in five years 155 games for black and white food in the Oberliga Nordrhein. He scored 58 goals.
His coaching career began the Gelsenkirchener in 2011 as a playing assistant coach at GSV Moers in the Landesliga Niederrhein. In April 2016, TC Freisenbruch presented Möllensiep as the new coach. In the following season, he led the team to the championship in the county league B.
Möllensiep was also a member of the Schalke traditional team for many years. Also at the game of the Eurofighter for the 20th anniversary of the triumph in Milan on May 21, 2017, in the Veltins Arena, he was there and scored two goals. At the end of 2017, the former attacker was diagnosed with cancer. This was followed by several surgeries and therapies.
We are saddened to hear that former Schalke player Mike Möllensiep has passed away at just 43 years old.