Jonathan Schmid (born 22 June 1990) is a French professional footballer who plays for SC Freiburg as a midfielder or right back.
In 1994, he started in the youth academy of Racing Strasbourg. In 2006, he left the club and played for Sporting Schiltigheim and Mars Bischheim. Strasbourg is situated on the border with Germany; on the recommendation of a friend, he went into the youth of the German amateur side Offenburger FV. In a game in the A-youth-Bundesliga against SC Freiburg, he was the coach of the Freiburg side, Christian Streich, on and convinced him with his performance. Finally to the 2008–09 season, he joined the youth academy of SC Freiburg and won in his first season, the DFB-Pokal in the A-youth.
In June 2015, Schmid signed a four-year contract with 1899 Hoffenheim, as part of a deal that saw Vincenzo Grifo join SC Freiburg.
In August 2016 Schmid joined FC Augsburg on a four-year-contract.
Return to Freiburg
On 31 May 2019, FC Augsburg announced, that Schmid would return to SC Freiburg for the upcoming season.