Hans Smulders new technical director NAC
Hans Smulders will be the new Technical Director of NAC Breda. Both parties agreed on a contract for an indefinite period on Wednesday. “Smulders will start his new challenge on December 1,” NAC reports on Wednesday.
The 51-year-old Smulders was active as a football player for PSV and FC Eindhoven, but mainly impressed the latter team as a technical manager. With limited means, he managed to put the second club in Eindhoven more and more on the map in recent seasons. Last season FC Eindhoven became second in the Jupiler League with 80 points. However, the team missed promotion to the Eredivisie when it lost to FC Volendam over two games in the play-offs.
Joost Gielen, as chairman of the Supervisory Board responsible for the appointment of the Technical Director, is very pleased with the acquisition: “Hans has proven that he can build a good and professional organization at Eindhoven. With his excellent network and modern approach, He’s good at the NAC that we have in mind. In addition, there appeared to be a good click with our trainer. ”
NAC paralleled the search for a new trainer with the search for a new Technical Director. This gave new trainer Marinus Dijkhuizen and Smulders the opportunity to talk to each other at an earlier stage.
Smulders is looking forward to his new position: “I had a fantastic time at Eindhoven. The transition to NAC is a great step. This organization breathes in all facets of the Eredivisie and it is our joint task to provide the club with a technical football goal in the coming seasons. fixed place. “