Jan has a current UEFA-A Coaching Licence, is the current Head of Coaching at FC Utrecht’s Youth Academy and Ambassador of World Soccer Partners.

Regarded by his peers as a highly experienced and professional coach, Jan has significant experience in youth football development as a result of his roles as:

  • Head of Coaching, FC Utrecht (Netherlands)
  • Assistant Coach and Analyst at VFL Wolfsburg (Bundesliga)
  • Head of Individual Player Development and Academy Phase Coach at Arsenal FC (UK)
  • Coach of National Youth Teams with the KNVB (Dutch FA)
  • Football Research and Development, and Coach Education at the KNVB (Dutch FA)
  • Head of Youth Academy, Willem II (Netherlands)
  • Youth Coach, PSV Eindhoven (Netherlands).

Jan has significant global experience providing coach education, having presented at many conferences and supported clubs as a technical consultant.

In addition, Jan has the ability to support opportunities and pathways for talent.

He is passionate about supporting players and coaches to reach their potential, sharing his knowledge in an open, friendly manner.

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