Verbeek nominated for Rinus Michels AwardPublished on 05 april 12, 00:00
The Rinus Michels Award was introduced for the first time in the 2003/04 season to honour the legendary former coach. It is an annual prize supported by the official football coaches
Verbeek was one of the contenders for the award in the 2007/08 and 2009/10, when Fred Rutten and Steve McClaren won the prize. AZ coach Co Adriaanse was named Coach of the Year in 2004 and AZ coach Louis van Gaal won the award twice, in 2007 and 2009.