Heinz „Heiner“ Kördell is a former German soccer player. In 1958, he was German champion with FC Schalke 04. He played one international match for Germany. Kördell is a member of the honorary committee of Schalke. Kördell was the son of a coal miner in Germany's Ruhrgebiet. In 1956, he joined the Schalke team from SpVgg Röhlinghausen. As an offensive midfielder, he was in the team that won for Schalke the (to date) last German championship in 1958.