Dick Lukkien

Dick Lukkien (born 28 March 1972) is a Dutch football manager and former footballer currently in charge of Eredivisie club FC Emmen.

Dick Lukkien
Personal information
Full name Dick Lukkien
Date of birth (1972-03-28) 28 March 1972 (age 51)
Place of birth Winschoten, Netherlands
Position(s) Defender
Team information
Current team
FC Emmen (head coach)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1996 BV Veendam 90 (1)
Managerial career
2002–2010 BV Veendam (assistant)
2010–2013 Jong FC Groningen (youth coach)
2011–2016 FC Groningen (assistant)
2016– FC Emmen
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Playing careerEdit

From 1991 to 1996 he played 90 times and scored once for BV Veendam.[1] He then played for SVBO and Appingedam.

Coaching careerEdit

BV VeendamEdit

Lukkien was the assistant manager at SC Veendam from 2002 to 2010.

Jong FC GroningenEdit

Lukkien became head coach and managed Jong FC Groningen from 2010 to 2013.

FC GroningenEdit

In July 2011 he was appointed assistant manager. Groningen won the KNVB Cup in 2015 and finished runner-up in the Johan Cruyff Shield the same year.[2] He extended his contract to 2018.

FC EmmenEdit

On 14 March 2016 it was announced that Lukkien would be the manager of FC Emmen for the next two seasons.[3] He won the Bronzen Stier for being the best manager in the third period of the 2017/18 season. Emmen were promoted to the Eredivisie for the first time in 2018 and finished fourteenth the following season. In 2020–21, Emmen relegated back to the Eerste Divisie.

On 15 April 2022, Lukkien and Emmen promoted back to the Eredivisie after just one year absence.[4]

Managerial statisticsEdit

As of 31 May 2023
Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
Jong FC Groningen 7 July 2010 6 June 2013 55 29 10 16 052.73
Emmen 7 July 2016 present 265 97 66 102 036.60
Total 320 126 76 118 039.38



  1. ^ Zwiers, Ronald. "Dick Lukkien". ronaldzwiers.0catch.com. Retrieved 13 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Dick Lukkien". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 13 September 2019.
  3. ^ "Dick Lukkien voor twee jaar naar FC Emmen". fcemmen.nl. 13 March 2016. Retrieved 13 September 2019.
  4. ^ "FC Emmen keert na een jaar afwezigheid terug in eredivisie na winst op FC Dordrecht". nos.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 16 April 2022.