| Rot-Weiss Essen|
Borussia Dortmund II
| (1978-11-22) 22 November 1978 (age 37)|
Essen, West Germany
Dennis Brinkmann Wikipedia
Dennis Brinkmann (born 22 November 1978 in Essen) is a German football coach and former professional footballer who played as a defensive midfielder.
He is currently working as manager for a youth team of VfL Bochum.
In his youth, Brinkmann played for various clubs in the Ruhr Area. He started his senior career at Borussia Dortmund in 1997.
From 1998 to 2003, he spent five years in the Oberliga and the Regionalliga with Rot-Weiss Essen. Then he went to 2. Bundesliga-side Alemannia Aachen.
Brinkmann then successfully spent two years in Aachen along with players like Frank Paulus and Emmanuel Krontiris. He was part of the so-called "New Alemannia" and was capped 54 times. However, in 2005 he went to Eintracht Braunschweig, which was also a member of the 2nd Bundesliga at that time.Promotion to the Regionalliga West/Südwest with Rot-Weiss Essen in 1999
Runner-Up in the 2003–04 DFB-Pokal