Harry Sinkgraven

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Harry Sinkgraven
Personal information
Full name Harm Sinkgraven
Date of birth (1966-01-21) 21 January 1966 (age 53)
Place of birth Assen, Netherlands
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1990 Groningen 25 (0)
1990–1994 Cambuur 97 (3)
1994–2001 FC Zwolle 212 (4)
Total 334 (7)
Teams managed
2001–2006 FC Zwolle (assistant)
2006 FC Zwolle
2006–2007 Indonesia Olympic
2007–2009 SC Heerenveen women (coach)
2009–2010 FC Emmen
2010–2012 FC Edmonton
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Harm "Harry" Sinkgraven (born 21 January 1966) is a Dutch association football coach and former professional player.

He managed Canadian soccer team FC Edmonton from December 2010 until he was released by the club in September 2012.


Playing career[edit]

Born in Assen, Sinkgraven played for FC Groningen, SC Cambuur and FC Zwolle, making over 300 league career appearances.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

Sinkgraven spent a number of years as Assistant Manager at FC Zwolle, before taking charge of the Indonesian Olympic team in 2006. Sinkgraven left a year later, returning to the Netherlands to coach at the women's football club of SC Heerenveen, before managing FC Emmen for a year.

Sinkgraven took charge of Canadian soccer team FC Edmonton in December 2010 until he was released by the club in September 2012.[2]

Personal life[edit]

His son Daley is also a professional footballer.[3]


  1. ^ (in Dutch) Voetbal International profile
  2. ^ Andreas Morse (28 September 2012). "Club Cuts Ties with Coaching Staff". FC Edmonton official website.
  3. ^ Peter McVitie (4 February 2015). "On the road to Barcelona - Sinkgraven's Ajax move first step in a great career". Goal.com. Retrieved 24 February 2015.

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