On 15th June 2017, it was reported that Borussia Dortmund's Under-16 coach
Christian Fluthmann has been earmarked to make the switch from Dortmund to Norfolk ahead of pre-season.
It’s the same journey made by the German giant’s second team manager Daniel Farke and his assistant Eddie Riemer, who became City’s first foreign head coach and number two at the end of May.
Fluthmann has built a respected reputation by tying his coaching skills with those in scouting and video analysis.
Fluthman joined Dortmund on July 1st 2013 from Osnabruck's Under-17s. He was previously with Arminia Bielefeld's youth set-up*since 2008). He hold an UEFA A license.
On 23rd June 2017 it was confirmed that Fluthmann would be first team coach and would also oversee City’s technical analysis and performance analysis team at Colney.
On 16th November 2018, Fluthmann left Norwich to join German side Eintracht Braunschweig as Assistant Manager. He was then promoted to Head Coach in the summer of 2019 but was sacked by Braunschweig on 18th November 2019 with the club sitting fifth in the German third tier. They had started the campaign well but had won just one of their last eight games.
In October 2020 he was linked to the vacany managerial position at Barnsley following the departure of Gerhard Struber to join the New York Red Bulls. Instead the position went to former Crystal Palace defender Valerian Ismael. He has also been linked with the vacancy at German third division side SV Meppen
In February 2021 he joined Rot-Weiss Essen as an academy coach.