Jos van Eck

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Jos van Eck
Personal information
Full name Jos van Eck
Date of birth (1963-05-02) 2 May 1963 (age 55)[1]
Place of birth Rotterdam, Netherlands
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)[1]
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1989 De Graafschap
1989–1990 FC Zwolle 52 (7)
1990–1993 FC Den Bosch 79 (13)
1993–1995 Sparta 41 (5)
1995–1996 KFC Tielen
1998–1999 Dordrecht 1 (0)
Teams managed
2002–2003 FC Dordrecht
2009–2011 Sparta (assistant)
2011 Sparta
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Jos van Eck (born 2 May 1963 in Rotterdam) is a Dutch retired footballer.

Playing career[edit]


He previously played for De Graafschap, FC Zwolle, FC Den Bosch, Sparta Rotterdam, KFC Tielen and FC Dordrecht.[2]

Managerial career[edit]

After retirement, he worked as an assistant coach, then manager at FC Dordrecht before Robert Verbeek took over in January 2004.[3] After leaving FC Dordrecht, he worked as an assistant coach at Sparta Rotterdam[4] for 7 years before taking over as manager when Jan Everse resigned on 24 February 2011.[5] Jos continued as manager until the end of the season when Michel Vonk was appointed on a permanent basis.[6] He later worked as a coach at amateur sides Quick Boys[7] and Zwervers.[8]

Personal life[edit]

His brother René played professional football in Holland and Switzerland.[9]


  1. ^ a b "Jos van Eck profile". Yahoo. 
  2. ^ "Jos Van Eck". 
  3. ^ "Robert Verbeek blijft trainer FC Dordrecht" [Robert Verbeek continues to coach FC Dordrecht]. Voetbal International. 26 March 2004. 
  4. ^ JOS VAN ECK, ASSISTENT TRAINER BIJ A-SELECTIE - Sparta Rotterdam (in Dutch)
  5. ^ "Jan Everse stapt per direct op bij Sparta" [Jan Everse steps down from Sparta] (in Dutch). AD Sportwereld. February 2011. 
  6. ^ "Michel Vonk nieuwe trainer Sparta" [Michel Vonk new Sparta trainer] (in Dutch). Trouw. 12 April 2011. Retrieved 1 September 2011. 
  7. ^ Jos van Eck nieuwe trainer van Quick Boys - Quick Boys (in Dutch)
  8. ^ Trainer Jos van Eck weg bij Zwervers - Rijnmond (in Dutch)
  9. ^ Jos van Eck loopt baan als hoofd-opleidingen bij Willem II/RKC mis - Rijnmond (in Dutch)