Ajax signs Marijn Beuker


Ajax has signed Marijn Beuker. Beuker becomes 'Director of Football', a new titular management position falling under the general director. The 39-year-old Beuker reached an agreement with Ajax for a contract that runs from December 1, 2023, to July 1, 2028. He will be responsible for the youth academy, all directly supportive disciplines, and for the Scouting and Football Analytics departments. Beuker comes from the Scottish football club Queen's Park FC.


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Jan van Halst: "The original role of technical director will be divided into two positions. Besides Marijn, the club will hire someone else who will be primarily responsible for transfers and for managing the technical staff of both Jong Ajax and Ajax 1. We are pleased that Marijn can start quickly and have a lot of confidence that he will make a positive contribution to the club."

Marijn Beuker: "Ajax is a fantastic football club with a rich history and huge potential for the future. I look forward to starting soon and being part of a team with the shared goal of bringing Ajax back to the top."

Beuker (Arnhem, September 21, 1984) studied, among other places, at the Cruyff University. In 2007, he began as a coordinator of talent development at AZ. Then, from 2013 to 2021, he worked within the Alkmaar club in the role of Head of Football Development & Strategy. At the end of 2021, he joined Queen's Park FC as Director of Football. The club currently competes in the Scottish Championship after two promotions.