Ajax and three members of the technical staff have expressed their faith in one another and extended their contract with two years. Tonny Bruins Slot, Wil Coort and René Wormhoudt are now tied to Ajax until 1July 2006. As usual, Ajax do not disclose financial details of the agreement.
Tonny Bruins Slot has been part of the coaching staff since January 2002. In that season he won both the national championship and the Amstel Cup with Ajax. In the 2002-2003 season he reached the quarter final of the UEFA Champions League with the club.
Wil Coort has worked for Ajax as goalkeepers' trainer since December 1997. He too won the national championship and the Cup with Ajax in 2002. He was also part of the successes of Ajax in the UEFA Champions League in the subsequent season.
René Wormhoudt has been with Ajax since 1988. He made the step from de Toekomst, Ajax's youth development complex, to the ArenA at the beginning of this season. Wormhoudt is conditioning and recovery trainer of the first and second teams of Ajax.