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Famous Coaches from the Netherlands

Updated October 13, 2018 6.6k 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}
  • Aad de Mos1

    Aad de Mos

    Age: 73

    BirthplaceThe Hague, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Adriaan "Aad" de Mos (born 27 March 1947) is a Dutch football coach. De Mos has coached teams...  more
  • Adrie Koster2

    Adrie Koster

    Age: 65

    BirthplaceZierikzee, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Adrianus Cornelis “Adrie” Koster (Dutch pronunciation: [ɑdriˈjaːnɵs kɔrˈneːlɪs ˈɑdri ˈkɔstər];...  more
  • Arie Haan3

    Arie Haan

    Age: 71

    BirthplaceFinsterwolde, Netherlands

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

    Arno Pijpers

    Age: 61

    BirthplaceRotterdam, Netherlands

    Arnoldus Dick Pijpers (born 21 April 1959) is a Dutch football manager, who is the manager of...  more
  • Aron Winter5

    BirthplaceParamaribo, Suriname

    Aron Mohamed Winter (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈaːrɔn ˈʋɪntər]; born 1 March 1967) is a retired...  more
  • Bas Rutten6

    Bas Rutten

    Age: 55

    BirthplaceTilburg, Kingdom of the Netherlands

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

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  • Bert van Marwijk7

    BirthplaceDeventer, Netherlands

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

    Clemens Westerhof

    Age: 80

    BirthplaceBeek, Montferland, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Clemens Westerhof (born 3 May 1940 in Beek, Montferland, Gelderland) is a Dutch football...  more
  • Co Adriaanse9

    Co Adriaanse

    Age: 73

    BirthplaceAmsterdam, Netherlands

    Jacobus "Co" Adriaanse (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkoː ˈaːdriˌjaːnsə], born 21 July 1947) is a...  more
  • Danny Blind10

    BirthplaceOost-Souburg, Netherlands

    Dirk Franciscus "Danny" Blind (Dutch pronunciation: [dɪrk frɑnˈsɪskəz ˈdɛni blɪnt]; born 1...  more
  • 11

    Dennis van Wijk

    Age: 57

    BirthplaceOostzaan, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Dennis Johannes van Wijk (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈdɛnɪʃoːˈɦɑnəs fɑn ˈʋɛik]; born 16 December...  more
  • Dick Advocaat12

    BirthplaceThe Hague, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Dirk Nicolaas Advocaat (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈdɪk ˌɑtfoːˈkaːt] (listen); born 27 September...  more
  • 13

    BirthplaceBloemendaal, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Diederik Rudolf Simon (born 10 April 1970 in Bloemendaal, North Holland) is a rower from the...  more
  • Dwight Lodeweges14

    BirthplaceTurner Valley, Canada

    Dwight Lodeweges (born 26 October 1957) is a Dutch-Canadian soccer coach and former...  more
  • 15

    Edward Sturing

    Age: 57

    BirthplaceApeldoorn, Kingdom of the Netherlands

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

    Ernie Brandts

    Age: 64

    BirthplaceNieuw-Dijk, Netherlands

    Ernstus "Ernie" Wilhelmus Johannes Brandts (born 3 February 1956 in Nieuw-Dijk, Gelderland) is...  more
  • Erwin Koeman17

    Erwin Koeman

    Age: 59

    BirthplaceZaandam, Netherlands

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

    Foeke Booy

    Age: 58

    BirthplaceLeeuwarden, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Foeke Booy (born 25 April 1962 in Leeuwarden) is a Dutch retired footballer and football...  more
  • Foppe de Haan19

    BirthplaceLippenhuizen, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Foppe Geert de Haan OON (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈfɔpə də ˈɦaːn], born 26 June 1943 in...  more
  • Frank de Boer20

    BirthplaceHoorn, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Franciscus "Frank" de Boer (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈfrɑŋg də ˈbuːr]; born 15 May 1970) is a...  more

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  • Frank Rijkaard21

    BirthplaceAmsterdam, Netherlands

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

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  • 22

    BirthplaceUtrecht, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Frans Adelaar (born 5 December 1960) is a Dutch football manager and former professional...  more
  • Fred Rutten23

    Fred Rutten

    Age: 57

    BirthplaceWijchen, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Fredericus (Fred) Jacobus Rutten (Dutch pronunciation: [freˈdərikʏs ˈfrɛt jɑˈkoubʏs ˈrʏtə(n)];...  more
  • 24

    BirthplaceGroningen, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Gerard Kemkers (born 8 March 1967) is a former speed skater from the Netherlands, who...  more
  • 25

    Gert Kruys

    Age: 59

    BirthplaceUtrecht, Kingdom of the Netherlands

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