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Erik ten Hag

Facts About Erik ten Hag

Celebrated Name Erik ten Hag
Age 52 Years Old
Nick Name Ten Hag
Birth Name Erik ten Hag
Birth Date 1970-02-02
Gender Male
Profession Football Coach
Nationality Dutch
Birth Nation Netherlands
Place Of Birth Haaksbergen, Netherlands
Horoscope Aquarius
Ethnicity White
Career Start 1989
Awards 2016, 2019 Rinus Michels Award
Father Hennie Ten Hag
Marital Status Married
Wife Bianca Ten Hag
Children Two daughters and a son
Height 5 ft. 11 inches
Weight 72kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Brown
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth $8 Million
Current Team AFC Ajax
Position Centre-back

Erik ten Hag is a Dutch professional football manager and former player. He has played as centre-back for FC Twente, De Graafschap, RKC Waalwijk, and FC Utrecht. He retired from active playing in 2002 at the age of 32.

On the international level, he hasn’t made any appearances for his country.

In 2012, he was appointed as manager of Go Ahead Eagles in the Eerste Divisie by Marc Overmars, who was a shareholder of the club. From 2013-15, he coached Bayern Munich II when he was replaced by Heiko Vogel. In summer 2015, he then became the Sporting Director and head coach of FC Utrecht where he coached the club until 2017. Currently, he is the manager of Ajax where he has won two Eredivisie, KNVB Cup, and one Johan Cruyff Shield titles as well as reaching the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League in 2019. 

What is Erik ten Hag Famous For?

Being a professional football manager and former player.

Honors

Player

Won the 1990-91 Eerste Divisie with De Graafschap.
Won the 2000-01 KNVB Cup with Twente.

Manager

Won the 2018-19, 2020-21 Eredivisie with Ajax.
Won the 2018-19, 2020-21 KNVB Cup with Ajax.
Won the 2019 Johan Cruyff Shield with Ajax.

Individual

Won the 2016, 2019 Rinus Michels Award.

Where is Erik ten Hag From?

Erik ten Hag was born on 2 February 1970. His birthplace is Haaksbergen, Netherlands. He was born to his father, Hennie Ten Hag, and his mother whose name is unknown. He holds Dutch nationality. He belongs to the white ethnicity. His horoscope sign is Aquarius. 

Erik ten Hag player

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Erik ten Hag Club Career

  • He started playing football at the amateur club SV Bon Boys in Haaksbergen.
  • He made his professional debut for FC Twente on 13 December 1989 in the 66th minute as a Substitute for Robin Schmidt in the 5-0 match against FC Groningen.
  • During his first season, he played 14 matches, after which he played for De Graafschap in the First Division in the 1990-91 season where he won the Eerste Divisie with the club in his first season, ten years before winning the cup with Twente.
  • For the 1991-92 season, he played for De Graafschap again, although he only played half of the matches.
  • Starting in the summer of 1992, he had a reasonable number of games for FC Twente in two seasons, but nevertheless, he moved to RKC for the 1994-95 season to play for FC Utrecht the following year. He played almost all his matches in two seasons for both clubs.
  • During the 1996-97 season, he was returned to Twente on a permanent transfer. With Twente, he won the KNVB Cup in the 2000-01 season. 
  • At the age of 32, he retired from active playing in 2002 while playing for Twente, after the end of the 2001-02 Eredivisie season.

Erik ten Hag International Career

  • He hasn’t made any appearances for his country.

Erik ten Hag Managerial Career

  • In 2012, he was appointed as manager of Go Ahead Eagles in the Eerste Divisie by Marc Overmars, who was a shareholder of the club.
  • In his first season as coach at the club, he helped Go Ahead Eagles achieve the promotion to the Eredivisie on 26 May 2013 after seventeen years. Shortly afterward he resigned as the coach of the team and was replaced by Foeke Booy. 
  • From 2013-15, he coached Bayern Munich II when he was replaced by Heiko Vogel. His final match as Bayern Munich II head coach was a 1-0 loss to Nurnberg II on 22 May 2015.
  • In summer 2015, he then became the Sporting Director and head coach of FC Utrecht where he led the club to fifth place during his first season. The club also reached the final of the KNVB Cup but lost 2-1 to Feyenoord. Following the season, he received the Rinus Michels Award, which was the prize for the best manager in the Eredivisie. 
  • During his 2016-17 season, FC Utrecht reached the play-offs in the Eredivisie, which meant the club had the chance to play European football a season later but did not get past the play-off round there. In that season, he improved Utrecht's final position to fourth, booking a place in the Europa League qualifiers.

    On 21 December 2017, he was appointed as the head coach of Ajax after the club dismissed Marcel Keizer.
  • In 2019, he led his Ajax team to the semi-finals of the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League for the first time since 1997, by winning against holding champions Real Madrid 4-1 in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium at the round of 16 stages.
  • On 5 May 2019, he won his first managerial trophy with Ajax, the 2018-19 KNVB Cup, beating Willem II in the final.
  • On 15 May 2019, he won the league title with the club with 86 points, three points more than PSV, and won the Rinus Michels Award as the best coach of the Eredivisie two days later. 

Erik ten Hag trophies

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  • On 20 June 2019, he extended his contract with Ajax until 2022.
  • He began his 2019-20 season by winning the Johan Cruyff Shield against PSV by 2-0. In the competitions, Ajax's journey was less fortunate than the previous year: they finished third in the UEFA Champions League at the group stage, missing the final round; in the Europa League, Ajax was knocked out in the round of 16 by Getafe; while in the Dutch Cup, Ajax lost to Utrecht in the semi-finals. Although they finished first in the league, on 24 April 2020 the Dutch federation decided to suspend the competition and not award the title due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • In the 2020-21 season, his side set further records: their 0-13 away win against VVV-Venlo on 24 October became the biggest ever in the Eredivisie, beating the record set in 1972 (Ajax-Vitesse 12-1).
  • On 17 January 2021, during the Klassieker with Feyenoord, he reached 100 victories with Ajax.
  • On 18 April 2021, he guided Ajax to their record-extending 20th KNVB Cup with a 2-1 win over Vitesse in the final.
  • On 30 April 2021, he extended his contract with Ajax until 2023 while, two days later, he won his second league title with three matches to spare.
  • As a manager of Ajax, he has won two Eredivisie, KNVB Cup, and one Johan Cruyff Shield title with the club.

Erik ten Hag Wife

Looking at his personal life, Erik ten Hag is a married man. He got married to his beautiful girlfriend Bianca Ten Hag. Together, the couple is blessed with three children: two daughters and a son. He has an intimate relationship with his love and children where they are living their life happily together. 

Erik ten Hag Height and Weight

Erik ten Hag stands at a height of 1.81m i.e. 5 feet and 11 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 72kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is brown. His sexual orientation is straight.

Erik ten Hag Net Worth and Salary

Erik ten Hag is a retired professional footballer who had played for clubs like FC Twente, De Graafschap, RKC Waalwijk, and FC Utrecht. He has earned from his professional career as a football player and now earns from his professional career as a football coach. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is around $8 million where his salary is not revealed yet. Any updates on his salary will be updated here soon. 

Did You Know?

  • He is a retired professional footballer who had played for clubs like FC Twente, De Graafschap, RKC Waalwijk, and FC Utrecht.
  • He hasn’t made any appearances for his country.
  • 2016, 2019 Rinus Michels Award.
  • As a manager of Ajax, he has won two Eredivisie, KNVB Cup, and one Johan Cruyff Shield title with the club.