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Famous Coaches from the Netherlands

Updated October 13, 2018 6.7k views76 items

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. {#nodes}
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    Aad de Mos

    Age: 73
    Adriaan "Aad" de Mos (born 27 March 1947) is a Dutch football coach. De Mos has coached teams...  more
  • 2

    Adrie Koster

    Age: 65
    Adrianus Cornelis “Adrie” Koster (Dutch pronunciation: [ɑdriˈjaːnɵs kɔrˈneːlɪs ˈɑdri ˈkɔstər];...  more
  • 3

    Arie Haan

    Age: 71
    Arend "Arie" Haan (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌaːrɛnt / ˈaːri) ˈɦaːn]; born 16 November 1948) is a...  more
  • 4

    Arno Pijpers

    Age: 61
    Arnoldus Dick Pijpers (born 21 April 1959) is a Dutch football manager, who is the manager of...  more
  • 5
    Aron Mohamed Winter (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈaːrɔn ˈʋɪntər]; born 1 March 1967) is a retired...  more
  • 6

    Bas Rutten

    Age: 55
    Sebastian "Bas" Rutten (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbɑs ˈrɵtə(n)]; born 24 February 1965) is a...  more

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  • 7
    Lambertus "Bert" van Marwijk (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbɛrt fɑˈmɑrʋɛi̯k]; born 19 May 1952) is...  more
  • 8

    Clemens Westerhof

    Age: 80
    Clemens Westerhof (born 3 May 1940 in Beek, Montferland, Gelderland) is a Dutch football...  more
  • 9

    Co Adriaanse

    Age: 73
    Jacobus "Co" Adriaanse (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkoː ˈaːdriˌjaːnsə], born 21 July 1947) is a...  more
  • 10
    Dirk Franciscus "Danny" Blind (Dutch pronunciation: [dɪrk frɑnˈsɪskəz ˈdɛni blɪnt]; born 1...  more
  • 11

    Dennis van Wijk

    Age: 57
    Dennis Johannes van Wijk (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈdɛnɪʃoːˈɦɑnəs fɑn ˈʋɛik]; born 16 December...  more
  • 12
    Dirk Nicolaas Advocaat (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈdɪk ˌɑtfoːˈkaːt] (listen); born 27 September...  more
  • 13
    Diederik Rudolf Simon (born 10 April 1970 in Bloemendaal, North Holland) is a rower from the...  more
  • 14
    Dwight Lodeweges (born 26 October 1957) is a Dutch-Canadian soccer coach and former...  more
  • 15

    Edward Sturing

    Age: 57
    Edward Jeroen Sturing (born 13 June 1963 in Apeldoorn, Gelderland) is a Dutch football manager...  more
  • 16

    Ernie Brandts

    Age: 64
    Ernstus "Ernie" Wilhelmus Johannes Brandts (born 3 February 1956 in Nieuw-Dijk, Gelderland) is...  more
  • 17

    Erwin Koeman

    Age: 59
    Erwin Koeman (born 20 September 1961) is a Dutch retired professional football player and ...  more
  • 18

    Foeke Booy

    Age: 58
    Foeke Booy (born 25 April 1962 in Leeuwarden) is a Dutch retired footballer and football...  more
  • 19
    Foppe Geert de Haan OON (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈfɔpə də ˈɦaːn], born 26 June 1943 in...  more
  • 20
    Franciscus "Frank" de Boer (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈfrɑŋg də ˈbuːr]; born 15 May 1970) is a...  more

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  • 21
    Franklin Edmundo Rijkaard (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈfrɑŋk ˈrɛi̯kaːrt] (listen); born 30...  more

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  • 22
    Frans Adelaar (born 5 December 1960) is a Dutch football manager and former professional...  more
  • 23

    Fred Rutten

    Age: 57
    Fredericus (Fred) Jacobus Rutten (Dutch pronunciation: [freˈdərikʏs ˈfrɛt jɑˈkoubʏs ˈrʏtə(n)];...  more
  • 24
    Gerard Kemkers (born 8 March 1967) is a former speed skater from the Netherlands, who...  more
  • 25

    Gert Kruys

    Age: 59
    Gert Kruys (born 8 May 1961 in Utrecht) is a Dutch football manager and former player...  more