Pieter Huistra is the new coach of Young Ajax. He signs a contract for two years in Amsterdam, to begin on 1 July 2009.
Huistra was born on 18 January 1967 in Goënga. The past season he did a traineeship with the coaching staff of Ajax's first team. As a player, Huistra was active for FC Groningen, Veendam, FC Twente and Glasgow Rangers. Huistra earned 8 caps for Holland. After his playing career he was assistant coach at Vitesse, youth coach at FC Groningen and coach of Holland U17.