Rinus Michels Award

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Rinus Michels

The Rinus Michels Award is an annual prize in Dutch football. It is supported by the official football coaches union ("Coaches Betaald Voetbal"). The award is named after Rinus Michels, who was named coach of the century by FIFA in 1999.[1]

Categories[edit]

  • Manager of the year in professional football.
  • Manager of the year in amateur football.
  • Youth academies of the year in professional football.
  • Youth academies of the year in amateur football.
  • Overall oeuvre prize.

Winners professional manager of the year[edit]

Season Best Coach Club Sources
2003–04 Netherlands Co Adriaanse AZ [2]
2004–05 Netherlands Guus Hiddink PSV [3]
2005–06 Netherlands Guus Hiddink PSV
2006–07 Netherlands Louis van Gaal AZ [4]
2007–08 Netherlands Fred Rutten FC Twente [5]
2008–09 Netherlands Louis van Gaal AZ [6]
2009–10 England Steve McClaren FC Twente [7]
2010–11 Belgium Michel Preud'homme FC Twente
2011–12 Netherlands Ronald Koeman Feyenoord
2012–13 Netherlands Frank de Boer Ajax [8]
2013–14 Netherlands Frank de Boer Ajax [9]

Winners oeuvre prize[edit]

The following managers have been awarded the oeuvre prize for their contributions spanning their entire career:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Berend Scholten (2005-03-03). "Michels – a total footballing legend". UEFA.com. Archived from the original on 2007-08-10. Retrieved 2007-08-16. 
  2. ^ a b "Adriaanse krijgt Rinus Michels Award". Sport 1. 2004-05-21. Archived from the original on 2009-05-06. Retrieved 2007-08-16. 
  3. ^ "Hiddink wederom coach van het jaar". NRC Handelsblad. 2006-05-26. Retrieved 2007-08-16. 
  4. ^ "Van Gaal krijgt zaterdag Rinus Michels Award". Algemeen Dagblad. 2007-08-16. Retrieved 2007-08-16. 
  5. ^ "Best Dutch Coach Plans Netherlands Raid". Goal.com. 2008-05-24. Retrieved 2008-05-24. 
  6. ^ a b "Rinus Michels Award voor Van Gaal". NOS. 2009-05-23. Retrieved 2009-05-23. 
  7. ^ a b "Michels Award voor Steve McClaren" (in Dutch). NOS. 2010-05-14. Retrieved 2010-05-14. 
  8. ^ a b "Winnaars Rinus Michels Award" (in Dutch). Trainerscongres. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  9. ^ "De Boer opnieuw winnaar Rinus Michels Award" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. 
  10. ^ "Oeuvreprijs naar Piet de Visser". Rinus Michels Awards 2005. 2005-05-28. Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2007-08-16. 
  11. ^ "Rutten geëerd als beste coach met Rinus Michels Award". Sportweek. 2008-05-24. Retrieved 2008-05-24.