Sebastien Aritz becomes assistant coach and team manager of the U21 team

Sebastien Aritz, a footballer from Eupen, will become the new assistant coach of KAS Eupen’s U21 team. At the same time as being an assistant to Angel Cortes (head coach), Sebastien Aritz will also be the team manager of the U21 team.

Sebastien Artiz is 31 years old and holds the UEFA B-Trainer qualification. In the past, he has already worked with KAS Eupen as a player and as a youth supervisor: The midfielder, who now plays for RFC Raeren, spent two years assisting coaches Claudy Chauveheid and Marc Grosjean with KAS Eupen’s first team. He has been assistant coach of U17 and U19 youth teams at KAS Eupen for 3 years.

Sebastien Aritz played as a youth at FC Eupen and KRC Genk before coming to KAS Eupen. His career also included stints at FC Union Kelmis (D3), RFC Spa (Promotion), FC Bütgenbach and RFC Raeren.

Sebastien Aritz looks forward to his new job at KAS Eupen and considers his task as assistant coach of the U21 team as a challenge. “This new position is a step forward for me, and therefore also a challenge. I’m looking forward to working as an assistant to Angel Cortes in the professional environment of the U21 team at KAS Eupen and to learning new things.”

U21 head coach Angel Cortes is also confident in terms of working together with his future assistant.  “Sebastien Aritz, with whom I have been working for three years in the youth division, fits the exact profile we were looking to fill for the new assistant coach and team manager position. His commitment is another step towards professionalisation in the support of our U21 team,” said Angel Cortes.