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Famous Coaches from the Netherlands

List of notable or famous coaches from the Netherlands, with bios and photos, including the top coaches born in the Netherlands and even some popular coaches who immigrated to the Netherlands. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Dutch coaches then this list is the perfect resource for you. These coaches are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known coach from the Netherlands is included when available.

List is made up of many different people, including Johan Cruijff and Marco van Basten.

This historic coaches from the Netherlands list can help answer the questions "Who are some Dutch coaches of note?" and "Who are the most famous coaches from the Netherlands?" These prominent coaches of the Netherlands may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Dutch coaches.

Use this list of renowned Dutch coaches to discover some new coaches that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (76 items)


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    Aad de Mos is a Dutch football coach, currently without a club. De Mos has coached teams in his home country, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Japan, Saudi Arabia and Greece, as well managing the United Arab Emirates national team. De Mos won the 1988 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup as manager of KV Mechelen. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 68
    • Birthplace: The Hague, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Profession: Coach
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    Adrie Koster

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    Adrianus Cornelis „Adrie“ Koster is a former football winger from the Netherlands, who is currently in charge of VfB Stuttgart as assistant coach of Huub Stevens. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 61
    • Birthplace: Zierikzee, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Profession: Coach
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    Arend "Arie" Haan is a former Dutch footballer and coach, who scored 6 goals in 35 matches for the Dutch national squad of the 1970s. At club level he enjoyed a successful career with AFC Ajax, R.S.C. Anderlecht, Standard Liège and PSV Eindhoven. He participated seven times in European Cup finals with ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 67
    • Birthplace: Finsterwolde, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Profession: Coach
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    Arno Pijpers

    Arnoldus Dick Pijpers is a Dutch football coach. He worked for the Royal Dutch Football Association as a youth coach, before taking up a dual role in being the coach of Estonian club FC Flora Tallinn and the Estonia national football team. After the end of his contract, he joined Eredivisie club FC ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 56
    • Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
    • Profession: Coach
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    Aron Mohamed Winter is a retired Dutch football midfielder and former head coach of Toronto FC. He has played for Ajax and Sparta Rotterdam in the Netherlands, for Italian sides Lazio and Internazionale, and for the Dutch national team. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 48
    • Birthplace: Paramaribo, Suriname
    • Profession: Coach
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    Sebastiaan "Bas" Rutten is a Dutch retired mixed martial artist, Karate and Taekwondo blackbelt, and Muay Thai kickboxer. He was a UFC Heavyweight Champion, a three-time King of Pancrase world champion, and finished his career on a 22 fight unbeaten streak. Fight Matrix lists Rutten as the third MMA ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 50
    • Birthplace: Tilburg, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Profession: Coach, Actor, Voice acting, Martial artist, TV Personality + 1 more
    • Credits: Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Zookeeper, Here Comes the Boom, Sinners and Saints, Shadow Fury + 7 more
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    Bert van Marwijk OON is a Dutch football manager. As a footballer, he played for the Go Ahead Eagles, AZ Alkmaar, MVV and Fortuna Sittard amongst other clubs, and represented the Netherlands once. In 1982, he began his transition into a manager, retiring as a player in 1988 and becoming a full-time ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 63
    • Birthplace: Deventer, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Profession: Coach
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    Clemens Westerhof

    Clemens Westerhof is a Dutch football manager, who has worked in various football positions on the African continent since 1989. He is most noted for his success with the Nigerian national team. Under Westerhof, the Super Eagles won the 1994 African Cup of Nations and also qualified for the second round ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 75
    • Birthplace: Beek, Montferland, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Profession: Coach
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    Co Adriaanse

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    Jacobus "Co" Adriaanse is a Dutch football manager and former football player. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 68
    • Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • Profession: Coach
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    Dirk Franciscus "Danny" Blind is a former Dutch international football player and current coach. He played as a defender for Sparta Rotterdam, AFC Ajax and the Dutch national team. He currently works as assistant coach of his native country, Netherlands. Blind was born in Oost-Souburg, Netherlands. He ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 54
    • Birthplace: Oost-Souburg, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Profession: Coach
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    Dennis van Wijk

    Dennis Johannes van Wijk is a Dutch football coach and former football player. He is the current coach of Cercle Brugge in the Belgian Pro League. Van Wijk was a left-back who began his career in the youth system of Ajax Amsterdam. He was unable to break into the first team and joined Norwich City F.C. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 53
    • Birthplace: Oostzaan, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Profession: Coach, Footballer
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    Dirk Nicolaas "Dick" Advocaat is a football manager and former player. He is currently head coach of Premier League club Sunderland. He has been successful as a football player and as a coach, including two stints with the Dutch national football team. He has coached a number of clubs in the Netherlands ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 68
    • Birthplace: The Hague, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Profession: Manager, Coach
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    Diederik Rudolf Simon is a rower from the Netherlands, who competed for his native country in five consecutive Summer Olympics. After winning the gold medal with the Holland Acht at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, he earned silver in the Men's Quadruple Sculls and in the ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: Bloemendaal, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Profession: Rower, Coach
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    Dwight Lodeweges is a Dutch-Canadian soccer coach and former professional player and the current manager of SC Heerenveen, which plays in the Dutch Eredivisie. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 58
    • Birthplace: Turner Valley, Canada
    • Profession: Coach
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    Edward Sturing

    Edward Jeroen Sturing is former footballer defender from the Netherlands, who obtained three caps for the Dutch national team. He played for De Graafschap and Vitesse Arnhem. After his career he became a football manager, first as an assistant and later as head coach. Sturing was named head coach of FC ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 52
    • Birthplace: Apeldoorn, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Profession: Coach
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    Ernie Brandts

    Ernstus "Ernie" Wilhelmus Johannes Brandts is a Dutch football manager and former player. As a player he played as a football defender for PSV Eindhoven, Roda JC Kerkrade, MVV Maastricht and De Graafschap. Brandts earned 28 caps and scored five goals for the Netherlands national football team and played ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 59
    • Birthplace: Nieuw-Dijk, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Profession: Coach
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    Erwin Koeman

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    Erwin Koeman is a retired professional football player and became subsequently a Dutch football manager. He is currently the assistant head coach of Southampton where he works alongside his brother, Ronald. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 54
    • Birthplace: Zaandam, Netherlands
    • Profession: Coach
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    Foeke Booy is a Dutch former footballer and football manager. On 18 December 2007, Booy was named as the Sparta Rotterdam coach after managing Al-Nassr in Saudi Arabia from summer 2007. He left Sparta at the end of the 2008–09 season to become director of football at FC Utrecht. In November 2012, he was ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 53
    • Birthplace: Leeuwarden, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Profession: Coach
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    Foppe Geert de Haan OON is a Dutch football coach. He is known for his long association with Frisian club SC Heerenveen. De Haan was the manager of the Tuvalu national football team during 2011 and then rejoined Heerenveen's youth programme. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 72
    • Birthplace: Lippenhuizen, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Profession: Coach
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    Franciscus "Frank" de Boer is a Dutch football manager and former player, who is currently the manager of Eredivisie club Ajax. He spent most of his professional playing career with Ajax, winning five Eredivisie titles, two KNVB Cups, one UEFA Cup and one UEFA Champions League. He later spent five years ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: Hoorn, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Profession: Coach, Footballer
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