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Years  Team

Name  Bob Klerk
Role  Footballer
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2011–2012  Toronto FC (First assistant)

Place of birth  Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Bob de Klerk (born 1961, in Amsterdam) is a former Dutch footballer and manager.

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Bob de Klerk reflects on his time coaching Toronto FC


Playing career

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De Klerk played for KSV Waregem in Belgium and De Graafschap in the Dutch Eredivise. He was forced into early retirement due to injury.

Coaching career

De Klerk lead the Ajax Saturday team to the Hoofdklasse. He also worked with the Ajax A1 youth team alongside Frank de Boer and lead the team following de Boer's promotion to AFC Ajax manager.

In addition to his work at Ajax, de Klerk spent time with Ajax Cape Town in South Africa.

He spent 9 years working in the Ajax youth system before moving to Major League Soccer. De Klerk joined Toronto FC on January 6, 2011 as First Assistant Coach along with former Ajax colleague Aron Winter who became Head Coach/Technical Director. On May 14, 2012 it was announced the de Klerk had been promoted to technical manager of Toronto with former player and academy coach Jim Brennan replacing him as assistant coach. It was announced on Jan 7, 2013 that de Klerk would not return to Toronto FC the following season.

Currently Director Youth Development Dalian Aerbin F.C. of the Chinese Super League. In November 2014, he was appointed the Technical Director for York Region Shooters of the Canadian Soccer League.

References

Bob de Klerk Wikipedia


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