Jan Everse (born January 5, 1954 in Rotterdam) is a retired Dutch football player and manager, who is currently head coach at amateur side BVCB.

Jan Everse
Jan Everse (1978).jpg
Everse in 1978
Personal information
Date of birth (1954-01-05) January 5, 1954 (age 66)
Place of birth Rotterdam, Netherlands
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
BVCB (manager)
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1977 Feyenoord 46 (2)
1977–1980 Ajax 69 (0)
Total 115 (2)
National team
1975 Netherlands 2 (0)
Teams managed
1980–1985 Swift Boys
1986–1988 Unitas'30
1988–1989 VV Hardinxveld
1990–1994 Kozakken Boys
1994–1995 DCV
1996–1998 FC Zwolle
1998–1999 Sparta
2001 FC Jokerit
2001–2003 Zwart-Wit '28
2004–2006 Excelsior Maassluis
2006–2009 FC Zwolle
2010 Heerenveen
2010–2011 Sparta
2011–2012 WHC
2015–2016 FC Dordrecht
2017– BVCB
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Playing careerEdit


He made his professional debut for Feyenoord in a November 1973 Eredivisie match against Roda JC and also played for their arch rivals Ajax in the 1970s. In 1980 Everse was forced to retire from professional football due to a heavy injury, his final game was in December 1979 against Excelsior.[1]


Everse made his debut for the Netherlands in an April 1975 friendly match against Belgium and he won his second and final cap in May that year against Yugoslavia.[2]

Managerial careerEdit

After his player career, he coached several amateur sides before taking charge of FC Zwolle in 1996. He then managed Sparta[3] and Finnish outfit FC Jokerit, where he left after a row with the club's chairman.[4] He then had spells at amateur sides Zwart-Wit '28 and Excelsior Maassluis before joining Zwolle for a second spell in 2006. He was given the sack in March 2009 after a highly publicized incident involving the son of a member of the club's board.[5]

On 6 February 2010 SC Heerenveen officials hired Everse as their coach until June 2010, replacing Jan de Jonge.[6] He coached Sparta for a second time during the 2010–2011 season,[7] but left the club in February 2011 due to poor results.[8] In 2015, he managed Dutch Eredivisie side FC Dordrecht, only to quit in March 2016 over a feud with technical director Marco Boogers.[9] He was appointed head coach at BVCB Bergschenhoek in summer 2017.[10]

Personal lifeEdit

Everse lives in Bergschenhoek. His father Jan Everse sr.[11] played 3 games for Netherlands. They were the first father and son to play for the Oranje.[12]


  1. ^ Career stats - Feyenoord online
  2. ^ Intl career stats - EU Football
  3. ^ Jan Everse stapt op bij Sparta - Voetbal International (in Dutch)
  4. ^ Coach Jan Everse weg bij FC Jokerit - Voetbal International (in Dutch)
  5. ^ FC Zwolle wil van Everse af na bitterballen-incident - Voetbal International (in Dutch)
  6. ^ Heerenveen benoemt Jan Everse als opvolger De Jonge - Volkskrant (in Dutch)
  8. ^ Jan Everse stapt per direct op bij Sparta - AD (in Dutch)
  9. ^ Jan Everse stapt op bij Dordrecht - AD (in Dutch)
  10. ^ Jan Everse nieuwe trainer BVCB - De Heraut (in Dutch)
  11. ^ Jan Everse talententrainer - Neptunus (in Dutch)
  12. ^ Oranje krijgt weer een Cruijff - Trouw (in Dutch)

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