Company / Club:

AFC Ajax

Position inside the Company/Club:

Head of Science

Speaker Biography:

Vosse de Boode joined AFC Ajax in 2011 to lead off the Adidas miCoach Performance Centre. She is now Head of Sports Science at Ajax and responsible for management of the Sports Science and Analytics Department. This department is responsible for all data collection and analysis concerning player performance on physical, technical and tactical aspects, for both Youth Academy and A-selection. Vosse holds a Master of Science in Human Movement studies (biomechanics and physiology) and a Bachelor in Physiotherapy. Besides football she has experience as a sports scientist in tennis, baseball, rugby and equine sports.

Presentation Title:

Game specific analysis supporting Player Development

Presentation Synopsis:

Development of game specific agility tests based on positional data. Twin Games – measuring the effect of training rules on small sided games in relation to game specific patterns. Youth players joining the A-selection – what physical load and technical level do (youth) players have to cope with when joining the A-selection and how well are they prepared?