|Full name||Patricius Josef Zwaanswijk|
|Date of birth||17 January 1975|
|Place of birth||Haarlem, Netherlands|
|Height||1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Playing position||Centre Back|
|2010–2013||Central Coast Mariners||87||(11)|
|2013–||Central Coast Mariners (Youth team coach)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 May 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
Patrick Zwaanswijk (born 17 January 1975) is a former Dutch footballer and the youth coach for Central Coast Mariners.
On 8 July 2010, Zwaanswijk signed with Australian A-League side, the Central Coast Mariners. Zwaanswijk scored his first goal for the club on 2 October 2010. An injury time winner in the Mariners 3-2 win against the North Queensland Fury. He has helped mentor players at the Central Coast Mariners to improve their game. In the 2012/13 A League season he won the grand final with the club. He scored the first goal in a 2-0 victory. He become the oldest A League player to win the grand final at the age of 38.
Having hinted at his plans to embark on a career in coaching when his playing days were over, on May 10 he announced his intention to retire from professional football following the club's 2013 AFC Champions League round of 16 tie against Guangzhou Evergrande.
Club career statistics
|2004||Oita Trinita||J. League 1||11||0|
|2010/11||Central Coast Mariners||A-League||33||3|
With FC Utrecht:
With Central Coast Mariners:
- Central Coast Mariners Profile - Patrick Zwaanswijk
- Central Coast Express Advocate - "Dutchman to defend like a dam"
- Central Coast Mariners - "Dutch delight for Mariners defence"
- "Patrick's Zwaan song". Football Feberation Australia. Retrieved 10 May 2013.
- "Zwaanswijk to retire a champion". The World Game.
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