Herman Vermeulen

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Herman Vermeulen

A former Belgian soccer player, coach, and an author, Herman has coached at clubs including KV Oostende, Sint Truiden STVV, Waasland Beveren and was academy director at Olympiacos CFP. At KRC Gent, he was head scout and technical director. His “Zone Soccer” book has been translated into five languages. He is in demand as a speaker and trainer at workshops and camps.

Herman Vermeulen

Herman Vermeulen, born in Germany, is married with two children. He holds a UEFA Pro License and speaks Dutch, French, English and German fluently. When asked what does he look for in a youth player he replied, “Apart from the technical skills I always check how young players reads the game. A real good player is always one time ahead and can act instead of react.”

Training Career

Dates Club Location Title
1989 – 1991 ESV Gremberghoven Germany Head Coach 4 Div
1991 – 1993 FC Junkersdorf Germany Head Coach 4 Div
1993 – 1994 Patro Eisden Belgium Assistant Coach 2 Div
1994 – 1995 Patro Eisden Belgium Head coach 2 Div
1995 – 1996 KSK Kermt Belgium Head Coach 4 Div
1996 – 2004 KAA Gent Belgium Assistant coach, Head Coach 1 Div
2004 – 2005 KV Oostende Belgium Head Coach 1 Div
2005 – 2006 Sint Truiden STVV Belgium Head Coach 1 Div
2006 – 2008 Olympiacos CFP Greece Academy Director / Assistant coach 1 Div
2008 – 2010 KRC Genk Belgium Head Scout / Technical director 1 Div
2010 – 2011 Al Ahli Saudi – Arabia Assistant coach 1 Div
2011 – 2013 K Lierse SK / Wadi Degla Belgium Assistant coach / Scouting departement 1 Div
2013 – 2014 Elazigspor Superlig Turkey Assistant coach Süperlig
2013 – 2014 OHL Belgium Assistant coach / Coach 1 Div
2015 – 2016 Waasland Beveren Belgium Assistant coach 1 Div

Training Education

Dates License Issue By (City) Country
1974-1976 Military Sports School (Eupen) Belgium
Physical Education – INSTRUCTOR Licence
1981 Military Sports School (Eupen) Belgium
Physical Education – MASTER Licence
1992 Belgium Football Association (Brussels) Belgium
UEFA B Licence
1993 Belgium Football Association (Brussels) Belgium
UEFA A Licence
2001 Belgium Football Association (Brussel) Belgium
UEFA PRO Licence – BPRO-2001-035