John van den Brom will be Ajax's head of youth development from 1 July 2005. He will combine this post with his job as coach of Ajax 2.
Van den Brom has been coach of Young Ajax since August 2004. With this team he recently captured the national title. Furthermore, he was the coach of the Ajax A-juniors since March, when Danny Blind went to Ajax 1. The A1 also won the national championship.
John van den Brom played for Ajax 1 from 1993 to 1995. The midfielder played 44 league matches for Ajax and scored 7 goals for the club. During his active career, the now 38-year old Van den Brom earned his coaching license.