Bob de Klerk
Position: Toronto FC First Assistant Coach
Born: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
VIDEO: Bob de Klerk sits down with GOL TV Canada's Lee Godfrey.
Bob de Klerk joins former Ajax colleague Aron Winter in Toronto and takes up the position of First Assistant Coach. de Klerk was most recently working with Ajax A1 youth squad alongside Frank de Boer. When de Boer was promoted to become Manager of Ajax last month, de Klerk stepped up to take control of the A1 squad before deciding to head to North America to work in Major League Soccer. He spent a total of nine years working with Ajax. In addition to his work at Ajax, de Klerk spent time with Ajax Cape Town of the South African league.
Before moving into coaching, de Klerk played for KSV Waregem in Belgium and De Graafschap of the Dutch Eredivise.