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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.

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Aad de Mos is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Coaches from the Netherlands
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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

Age: 71

Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands

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Adrie Koster is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Coaches from the Netherlands
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Adrie Koster

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

Age: 63

Birthplace: Zierikzee, Kingdom of the Netherlands

Arie Haan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Coaches from the Netherlands
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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 five victories and two defeats. He was also known for his goals from long distance. ...more

Age: 69

Birthplace: Finsterwolde, Kingdom of the Netherlands

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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 Utrecht as a technical director, before going to Kazakhstan in 2005. At the same time he coached FC Astana for the 2006 season, winning the Kazakhstan Super League title. He was fired as manager of Kazakhstan in September 2008. In 2010 he had a comeback as a coach in the Netherlands for Willem II, but his contract was quickly terminated, after it became clear that he was not the right man for ...more

Age: 58

Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands