Gert Kruys

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Gert Kruys
Gert Kruys (1984).jpg
Personal information
Full name Gert Kruys
Date of birth (1961-05-08) 8 May 1961 (age 55)
Place of birth Utrecht, Netherlands
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1986 FC Utrecht 144 (20)
1986–1987 RKC Waalwijk 16 (2)
1987–1988 FC Utrecht 25 (2)
Total 185 (24)
Teams managed
1998–2002 Cambuur Leeuwarden
2002–2004 FC Den Bosch
2004–2005 De Graafschap
2006–2010 FC Dordrecht
2010–2012 FC Volendam
2013 FC Dordrecht
2013–2014 IJsselmeervogels
2014 Sparta Rotterdam
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Gert Kruys (born 8 May 1961 in Utrecht) is a Dutch football manager and former player


Kruys played his entire career for FC Utrecht (1978–1988), except for one short spell at RKC Waalwijk (1987). He retired in 1988, and soon afterwards became a coach who worked for AGOVV Apeldoorn, Cambuur Leeuwarden, FC Den Bosch, De Graafschap, FC Dordrecht and FC Volendam. After being coach of Topklasse side IJsselmeervogels, Kruys returned in professional football by becoming coach of Sparta Rotterdam on 1 January 2014. However, he was sacked on 29 November 2014.


His son Rick Kruys plays professional football for Dutch Eredivisie side Excelsior.