Steffen Lang

Research Associate

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Function: Research Associate
Building: Campus D, Georg-Brauchle-Ring 60/62
Room: M206

Office Hours: by agreement

Research Activities

Analysis of spatio-temporal tracking data in football

  • Quantification of individual performance
  • Quantification of team performance

Support of BISp project "Performance Analysis in Beachvolleyball"

Professional Career

  • 2010-2013: B.A. sports science at Johannes-Gutenberg-University, Mainz
  • 2013-2016: M.Sc. (TUM) Diagnostics & Training, Technical University of Munich
  • 2015: student research assistant at the Chair of Performance Analysis and Sports Informatics, Technical University of Munich
  • from 2019: graduate associate researcher


Lang, Steffen (2019): Who will score next? About the predictive power of performance indicators in soccer. In M. Lames, A. Danilov, E. Timme & Y. Vassilevski (Eds.), Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Computer Science in Sport (IACSS 2019). Heidelberg: Springer.

Link, Daniel; Lang, Steffen (2019): How to find elementary football structures in positional data. In: Angel Ric und Raul Pelaez (Hg.): Football Analytics: Now and Beyond. A deep dive into the current state of advanced data analytics. Barcelona, S. 50–65.

Link, Daniel; Lang, Steffen; Wenning, Raimund (2019): Scouting-Software im Beach-Volleyball. Youtube Video. Bonn: Bundesinstitut für Sportwissenschaft. Online verfügbar unter

Link, D., Lang, St., & Seidenschwarz, Ph. (2016). Real Time Quantification of Dangerousity in Football Using Spatiotemporal Tracking Data. PLOS ONE, 11(12): e0168768. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0168768