Henk Wisman

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Henk Wisman
Personal information
Full name Henk Wisman
Date of birth (1957-05-19) May 19, 1957 (age 61)
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1979 FC Amsterdam
1979–1980 SC Amersfoort
Teams managed
2000–2004 FC Volendam
2004–2005 Den Bosch
2005–2006 Armenia
2005–2006 FC Pyunik
2007–2008 Fortuna Sittard
2008–2011 Almere City
2013 Chiangrai United
2014–2018 Ter Leede
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Henk Wisman (born May 19, 1957) is a Dutch football manager. He who was the coach of the Armenia national football team for around a year.

Club career[edit]

Wisman was born in Amsterdam, North Holland. He began his career at AFC Ajax, having played in their youth system. Despite gaining international experience as a young player, as a member of the Dutch Under-16, Under-17, Under-18 and Under-21 teams, Wisman never secured a place in the first team. After eight years at Ajax, Wisman left the club in 1975 and went on to play at FC Amsterdam and SC Amersfoort. He retired as a professional player in 1980, although remained a player-coach at amateur level for a short while.

Coaching career[edit]

Wisman went on to spend 19 years working with amateur clubs in the Netherlands, before taking over as head coach of FC Volendam in 2000, and later to FC Den Bosch.

Wisman was appointed to the role in May 2005, replacing Bernard Casoni. In addition to his role as international coach, Wisman also coaches Armenian club side FC Pyunik, leading them to their fifth successive league title at the end of the 2005 season.

On April 7, 2006, Wisman was fired from Armenia national team manager position. During the 2006–07 winter he also left his job as Pyunik manager and returned to the Netherlands, signing for Fortuna Sittard. There he was sacked on December 15, 2007 due to, according to the club, a poor relationship with the squad.

A few months later he was appointed manager of FC Omniworld.

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