Etienne Verstegen

Sports Physical Therapist – Personal Trainer – Performance Trainer

Etienne Verstegen qualified as a Soccer and Fitness Coach from CIOS Sittard school in 2004 and Physiotherapist from HSZuyd School of Physiotherapy in 2007.  Educated as Sports Physical Therapist from NPI Papendal Arnhem 2009.

After 5 years work in various sport positions in several Dutch Youth academies, Etienne began his specialisation in a football physiotherapy and performance trainer career at Fortuna Sittard before moving to KRC Genk in 2008 as physiotherapist and performance trainer to the Youth and Reserve teams. Etienne combined his work in the Youth Academie and Private practice for Sports Physical Therapy and Performance training. In the private practice he works with several individual athletes in several sports like soccer, handbal, tennis and hockey. His specialisation is in injury prevention and performance in youth soccer.

Education:

2000 – 2003 : CIOS Sports and Movement education, Soccer Coach and Fitness Coach,   Sittard, Netherlands

2003 – 2007 : HSZuyd, Physical Therapy, Heerlen, Netherlands

2009 – 2012 : NPI, Sports Physical Therapy, Arnhem, Netherlands

Employment history:

Aug 2002 – May 2004 : Soccer trainer, Youth Department Fortuna Sittard, Dutch 2nd   Division

Oct 2004 – Apr 2008 : Head of the Youth Department, SC Jekerdal Maastricht. 3th Division. Best Dutch Amateur Youth Academy.

Jan 2008 – Sep 2008 : Physical Therapist, Daan Spanjersberg Maastricht, Netherlands

Jan 2008 – Jul 2008 : Teacher, CIOS Sports and Movement education, Sittard, Netherlands

Sep 2008 – Sep 2015 : Sports Physical Therapist, Fysiovision, Geleen, Netherlands

Sep 2008 – Jun 2009 : Physical Therapist and Performance Trainer, Youth Department Fortuna Sittard, Dutch 2nd Division

Sep 2009 – May 2010 : Sports Physical Therapist, Ruijters Eaters, Geleen, Netherlands

Jul 2009 – ongoing : Soccer trainer, Youth Department KRC Genk U13, Belgium 1st Division, Europa League, Champions League 2011 – 2012

Jul 2009 – ongoing : Performance and Prevention trainer, Youth Department KRC Genk U11 – U19, Belgium 1st Division, Europa League, Champions  League 2011 – 2012

Aug 2009 – ongoing : Owner, Personal Trainer and Sport Physical Therapist, VHealth,     Valkenburg, Netherlands

Sept – Okt 2014 : Guest Teacher Fitness and Personal Training, CIOS Sports and   Movement education, Sittard, Netherlands

Professional memberships:

Member of the Dutch Corporation of Physical Therapist in Professional Soccer

Member of the Dutch Soccer Association of Soccer Coaches

Courses / Symposia:

May 2009 : Functional Movement Screening

May 2009 : Specific Functional Movement Assessment

Nov 2012 : SpartaNova injury prevention

April 2013 : FIFA Football Medicine Strategies

April 2016 : FIFA Football Medicine Strategies

Invited speaker:

January 2012 : Workshop Core Stability, HSZuyd Physical Therapy,  Heerlen,   Netherlands

January 2013 : Workshop Keiser Power in Fitness, CIOS Sports and Movement   education, Sittard, Netherlands

June 2013 : Presentation and workshop: Injury Prevention and Improved Performance by a structural Warm-up. Implementation in KRC Genk youth academy. Sports conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina

June 2014 : Workshop: Structured Sports Rehab by REHAB Tree, Master Sports   Physical Therapy, Tim van der Laan, Antwerpen, Belgium

June 2015 : Workshop: Structured Sports Rehab by REHAB Tree, Master Sports   Physical Therapy, Tim van der Laan, Utrecht, Netherlands