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Holland Football University

Holland Football University is for players and coaches, who want to develop their potential, increase their performance and change their perspective. In and outside football... In the Netherlands, or at YOUR club or federation...

We take you through intense short footballaccelerators, our short term programs in Holland (Netherlands) and in winter in Spain. We have developed the building blocks modern professional football demands of its players and coaches. We combine our HFU Total Football Framework with science based High Performance Coaching! All of our programs are ran by top level professional UEFA licensed staff who hold a proven trackrecord in developing many of todays dutch national teamplayers and professional coaches. Helping them grow from amateur to professionals in a decade.

''Let us help you create your own High Performance Compass and coach you on this journey. We prepare you with the right mindset before arrival and will be there for you after returning home from this transforming experience! Our monthly live calls keep you on track. Are you ready to own your Progress?"   

Mary Kok-Willemsen (Owner HFU) 

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Players 


 You are tested when working in high pressure... We believe when working with players age 16-20 we need to put them in a situation where they are challenged in every aspect being important. Therefor we created 3 weeks FootballAccelerators called Football & Study. In winter in Spain, and in summer in Holland. These Accelerators combine the following building blocks:

1. HFU Total Football Framework. We designed our framework where every aspect is related towards progressing your gameperformance.  Technique training, tactics, footballcondition, mental training etc Everything has the context of how to think, decide and execute in the game. Testing, atches and high intense training.

2. Education block (20 hours per week) Your day has a footballblock and a education block. During the week you have 4 hours of study a day. This can be the choice for Spanish Classes or Football Business Fundamentals with our Accelerator in Spain. In Holland you will have the choice of Digital Marketing in Sports or Football Business Fundamentals. Both are delivered by Cruyff Institute.

3. High Performance Coaching. We believe that consistency of performance will get you long term, sustainable results. With a packed program like this you have Mary as your High Performance Coach teaching you about the High Performance Habits worlds best achievers use. To perform at a high level, while enjoying maintaining great relationships. It is an unique oppurtunity to learn about these habits and being coached while being in the ''performance arena'' 

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Football & Study

Spain J-term.Girls 

Jan 5th - Jan 25th 2023

Girls 16-20 Apply
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Football & Study

Spain J-term.   

Jan 5th - Jan 25th 2023

Boys 16-20 Apply
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Football & Study

Summer Holland 

June 22nd - July 10th

Boys 16-20 Apply
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Football & Study

Summer Holland 

June 22nd - July 10th

Girls 16-20 Apply

Coaches


We provide coaches with an option to 3 different programs. We have 3 different Coach Courses you can choose from: HFU Level 1HFU Level 2 and HFU Women Football. All of our courses are ADDITIONAL to your own Federation program!

HFU Level 1 is our starter course and is mainly for coaches with a Federations C license. This course is a masterclass after your Federation’s C license course. We take the 5 needle movers of a coach job and take these subjects more into depth through our courses. To attend our Level 1 course you need a minimum Federation C license.

HFU Level 2 is the Advanced program we offer, and it is mainly for coaches with a B or A license who want to go deeper in tactics as well as leadership. The course is an additional masterclass after your Federation’s B or A license. HFU creates a blended course with online training,  a live 5 days course in Holland, and online High Performance coaching. To attend our Advance Level 2 Course you need a minimum Federation B license.

The HFU Women Football course is created especially for coaches who want to work on the growth and challenges in the Women Game at club and National Team level. These courses are for male and female coaches working in Womenfootball or ones that want to learn more in this domain. With Mary’s experience in building professional womenfootball in Holland, HFU offers clear tactics on growing your leadership and football strategies in Womenfootball. To apply for this course, you need to hold at least a minimum Federation C license!

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Coach Course Level 1

June 24 - June 28th 2023

July 1 - July 5th  2023

More about Level 1
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Coach Course Level 2

June 24 - June 28th 2023

July 1st - July 5th 2023

More about Level 2
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Coach  Womenfootball 

June 24 - June 28th 2023

July 1- July 5th 2023

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Clubs and Federations


We come to you! With our 3-day on site programs, we provide Clubs and Federations the opportunity to create a tailor-made approach for their players and coaches staff at your own accommodation! We offer for example 3-Day Coach Courses, working with your coaches staff and 2 playergroups on your specific goals and challenges. This 3 days Coachcourse is an invitation to bring in ambitious coaches as well as offer players the opportunity to work with highly respected top coaches from Holland. Coaches who have a proven trackrecord on developing players and coaches to their next Level.

Holland Football University offers also customized Teamprograms Holland. You want to choose to work with us if you are interested in a full service offered professional trip to prepare your team. Testing, data analytics, a tailor-made Coachcourse for your Staff only, professional games and video analysing. If you want to go for a full professional experience and have your players and staff experience (semi)professional football in Holland & Germany, we will be the right partner.

Holland Football University are EXPERTS in professionalising womenfootbal. Hire us as consultants to professionalise Womenfootball at your Club/Federation We love to share our experience and expertise for growing the Womensfootball game! With Mary as Founder of Professional Women Club Football in Holland ( to still today being the most successful womenfootball manager in Holland!) you have the right person to move your player development and coach education programs forward. We have grown the game, from amateur to international Professional Level.  Many of the Dutch National Team players and coaches have worked with Mary and Jurgen. 

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3-Days Course Womenfootball.

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Team Programs                                

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Women Football Consultancy

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Meet some of the Organisations we have worked for.

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News / Blog

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