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Jan Olde Riekerink

Jan Olde Riekerink
Personal information
Full name Jan Olde Riekerink
Date of birth (1963-02-22) 22 February 1963
Place of birth Hengelo, Netherlands
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1991 Sparta Rotterdam 70 (5)
1990–1991 FC Dordrecht 23 (1)
1991–1993 Telstar 34 (0)
Total 137 (6)
Teams managed
1995–2002 Ajax (Coach)
2002–2003 Gent
2004–2005 FC Emmen
2005–2006 Porto (Assistant Manager)
2006–2007 Metalurh Donetsk (Assistant Manager)
2007–2011 Jong Ajax (Head of Youth Development)
2011–2012 China U-20
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jan Olde Riekerink (born 22 February 1963) is a Dutch football coach and former professional player who last actived as the head coach of the China PR national under-20 football team.


  • Career 1
    • Playing career 1.1
    • Coaching career 1.2
  • Personal life 2
  • References 3


Playing career

Born in Hengelo, Olde Riekerink played professionally for Sparta Rotterdam, FC Dordrecht and Telstar between 1985 and 1993.[1]

Coaching career

Olde Riekerink coached at Ajax from 1995 to 2002. He later managed Belgian club Gent and Dutch club FC Emmen, and has also been Assistant Manager at Portuguese club Porto and Ukrainian club Metalurh Donetsk. He was appointed Head of Youth Development of Jong Ajax in April 2007.,[2] on June 15 it was announced that Olde Riekerink would give up his position at the club after irreconcilable differences with new board-member Johan Cruyff.[3]

Personal life

His brother Edwin was also a professional player.


  1. ^ "Player profile" (in Nederlands). Voetbal International. Retrieved 17 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Jan Olde Riekerink head of youth development". AFC Ajax official website. 12 April 2007. Retrieved 17 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Ajax en Cruijff nemen afscheid van Olde Riekerink". 15 June 2011. Retrieved 23 February 2012. 
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