Johan Cruyff Institute
|Motto||Educating the next generation of Leaders in Sport Management|
The academic institution was founded in 1999 with a program for 35 athletes as part of the Johan Cruyff Academy of Amsterdam and has since then become a global network. In 2002, the Johan Cruyff Institute Barcelona was opened and established as the international headquarters, and the expansion proceeded to Mexico (2003), Amsterdam (2006), Stockholm (2011) and Peru (2013).
There are 4 Johan Cruyff Institute (postgraduate and executive education), 3 Johan Cruyff Academy (graduate education) and 4 Johan Cruyff College (vocational training).
Johan Cruyff Institute has appeared on sportbusiness.com's list "Postgraduate Course Rankings - The Top 40"
- Edwin van der Sar, CEO at AFC Ajax
- Craig Foster, Chief Football Analyst/Presenter at SBS
- Esther Vergeer, Tournament Director – ABN AMRO Wheelchair Tennis Tournament
- Memo Ochoa, Professional Football Player
- Edith Bosch, Co-Owner – The Impowerment Company
- Jan Bos, Former Coach – Kia Speedskating Academy
- Richard Schuil, Business Coordinator – Thomas St John Group; Co Owner – TopSport & Finance
- Gretar Steinsson, Technical director at Fleetwood Town FC
- Jordi Villacampa, Former President, Club Joventut Badalona
- Sergio Lozano, Professional Futsal player at FC Barcelona
- Marlou van Rhijn, Paralympic sprinter
- Alfreð Finnbogason, Professional football player for FC Augsburg
- Bibian Mentel, Winter Paralympics (Snowboarding) gold-medalist; Founder – Mentelity Foundation 
- Akwasi Frimpong, Sprinter, bobsledder, and skeleton athlete; Owner at Golden Events Management (GEM USA)
- David Alegre, Spanish field hockey midfielder
- Jennifer Pareja, 2012 Summer Olympics waterpolo player silver-medalist
- Rubén Vergés, 2010 Olympic halfpipe Snowboarder
- Daniëlle van de Donk, player for Arsenal
- Lieke Martens, FC Barcelona Femení player
- "About Johan Cruyff Institute". Johan Cruyff Institute. Johan Cruyff Institute.
- Johan Cruyff Institute Students
- Johan Cruyff Academy
- "SportBusiness Postgraduate Course Rankings 2019 | The Top 40". SportBusiness. 30 May 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2020.
- Edwin van der Sar, LinkedIn
- Craig Foster, LinkedIn
- "Best players in the world Rotterdam for the 10th ABN AMRO World Wheelchair Tennis Tournament".
- “Memo” Ochoa, student at the Cruyff Institute, best Mexican goalkeeper of the XXI Century
- "Edith Bosch, LinkedIn".
- "Kia Speed Skating Academy starts new skating season".
- "Richard Schuil, LinkedIn".
- "TopSport Finance – Richard Schuil".
- Gretar Rafn Steinsson, LinkedIn
- Jordi Villacampa rates his time spent as President of Club Joventut
- "Futsal Squad – FC Barcelona".
- Eva Rooijers. "Marlou van Rhijn: 'Ik houd heel erg van winnen'". Folia (in Dutch). Cruyff Institute. Archived from the original on 22 February 2013. Retrieved 9 September 2012.
- "Alfreð skrifaði ritgerð um hugmyndir til að bæta KSÍ".
- "Athlete Profile – Bibian Mentel-Spee".
- "PyeongChang 2018: Bibian Mentel-Spee's comeback stuns snowboard".
- "Winter Paralympics: Bibian Mentel-Spee wins gold against the odds". BBC Sport.
- "Mentelityfoundation, Instagram".
- "Athlete profile – Akwasi Frimpong".
- "Winter Olympics 2018: Akwasi Frimpong is Ghana's first skeleton competitor". BBC News.
- "Winter Olympics: Akwasi Frimpong – from illegal immigrant to Olympian". BBC Sport.
- "Akwasi Frimpong, LinkedIn".
- "Golden Events Management Founder". Archived from the original on 2018-04-24. Retrieved 2018-04-23.
- "Olympic Games – Jennifer Pareja".
- "Olympic games – Rubén Vergés".
- "A @UEFAWomensEURO winner, @BarclaysFAWSL champion, and now a graduate of the Johan Cruyff Academy". Twitter.
- "The Master in Football Business in partnership with FC Barcelona is now a reality". Johan Cruyff Institute. Johan Cruyff Institute. 20 September 2017. Retrieved 26 May 2021.