Pieter in ‘t Groen
Pieter In ‘t Groen is Christchurch United’s Technical Director and Head Coach. He has a Uefa A coaching licence and a distinguished track record, developing club structures and youth academies in the Netherlands, Africa and the Middle East. He also had a successful playing career, including three seasons in the Dutch Eredivisie with RKC Waalwijk, the former club of All Whites great Ivan Vicelich. Pieter moved to New Zealand from his last role with the Al Arabi club in Qatar where he worked as the Technical Director. He also managed the renowned Red Bull Academy in Ghana and worked as a coach at the youth academies of Eredivisie clubs Willem II and RKC Waalwijk, as well as coaching development officer for the Dutch Football Association.