Roderik van Kerkhof

Owner & CEO

Driven by ambition

One of the founders of and the brains behind the company. Distinguished by his out of the box thinking, always looking for the required finishing touch. His successful career as a businessman and extensive experience in the football world make that Futuralis has been able to find the ideal combination between football and business, the two pillars that are inseparable these days.

Johan Hansma

Owner & Technical Director
KNVB-intermediary

Champions League tactics

Founder of the company along with Roderik. Especially known for his professional football career with PED Zwolle and sc Heerenveen. He was a very successful central defender in Friesland. In the 1999-2000 season Johan directly qualified for the Champions League with the Frisian team by becoming the Netherlands’ second-best team in the national league. After his active football career, Johan successfully worked as commercial and technical director with sc Heerenveen between 2020 and 2013. After having secured a fifth, eighth and fifth place consecutively, a great number of players were hired who developed strongly during their time with sc Heerenveen and were later sold on with the necessary profits.

Roderik van Kerkhof

Owner & CEO

Driven by ambition

One of the founders of and the brains behind the company. Distinguished by his out of the box thinking, always looking for the required finishing touch. His successful career as a businessman and extensive experience in the football world make that Futuralis has been able to find the ideal combination between football and business, the two pillars that are inseparable these days.

Johan Hansma

Owner & Technical Director
KNVB-intermediary

Champions League tactics

Founder of the company along with Roderik. Especially known for his professional football career with PED Zwolle and sc Heerenveen. He was a very successful central defender in Friesland. In the 1999-2000 season Johan directly qualified for the Champions League with the Frisian team by becoming the Netherlands’ second-best team in the national league. After his active football career, Johan successfully worked as commercial and technical director with sc Heerenveen between 2020 and 2013. After having secured a fifth, eighth and fifth place consecutively, a great number of players were hired who developed strongly during their time with sc Heerenveen and were later sold on with the necessary profits.

Ger Wooninck

Co-Owner & Chief Financial Officer

KNVB-intermediary

Everything in balance

As Chief Financial Officer he is responsible for all financial processes. Ger has been working for Futuralis since its foundation and comes from the world of accounting. His broad outlook on financial affairs makes him an all-rounder. Think of coordinating tax affairs, drafting financial planning or providing administrative advice to players, clubs as well as Futuralis itself.

Willem-Jan Meulemans

Co-Owner & Chief Legal Officer

KNVB-intermediary

Honesty takes you further

With a background in law and business, Futuralis has an extremely experienced and very informed legal officer in house, a rarity in the football world. Willem-Jan works on domestic and international assessing employment contracts, transfer agreements and lease contracts. Players often don’t know what a contract entails and how the law works in the relevant country. That all needs to be carefully researched. The small print is of enormous importance. Players need to be aware of their legal benefits and disadvantages. Exactly this is Willem-Jan’s responsibility. “It is important for players to be able to approach a person of confidence in the company with sensitive information in order to provide them with assistance.”

Ger Wooninck

Co-Owner & Chief Financial Officer

KNVB-intermediary

Everything in balance

As Chief Financial Officer he is responsible for all financial processes. Ger has been working for Futuralis since its foundation and comes from the world of accounting. His broad outlook on financial affairs makes him an all-rounder. Think of coordinating tax affairs, drafting financial planning or providing administrative advice to players, clubs as well as Futuralis itself.

Willem-Jan Meulemans

Co-Owner & Chief Legal Officer

KNVB-intermediary

Honesty takes you further

With a background in law and business, Futuralis has an extremely experienced and very informed legal officer in house, a rarity in the football world. Willem-Jan works on domestic and international assessing employment contracts, transfer agreements and lease contracts. Players often don’t know what a contract entails and how the law works in the relevant country. That all needs to be carefully researched. The small print is of enormous importance. Players need to be aware of their legal benefits and disadvantages. Exactly this is Willem-Jan’s responsibility. “It is important for players to be able to approach a person of confidence in the company with sensitive information in order to provide them with assistance.”

Guus Klein

Manager Players’ Management
Manager Scouting & Transfers
KNVB-intermediary

Always looking…

Futuralis’ eyes and ears on the side-line. Is extensively experiences as a scout. In 2009 Guus was appointed scouting coordinator with sc Heerenveen. After Johan Hansma became sc Heerenveen’s technical director in 2010, Guus’ role continued to grow due to his professionalism. He joined Futuralis in 2014.
“As a scout you need to be able to observe, analyse, listen well, while keeping quiet and speaking out at the right time. It is important to recognize talent without being presented it on a silver plate.”

Bart Möhlmann

Ambassador

Business and football

Futuralis ambassador. Gained extensive experience as former professional footballer with NEC and subsequently as a football trainer and so built a large network. Apart from his role as ambassador, Bart works as commercial manager of a large upholstery company and knows as no other how football and business need to be brought together.

In addition to Bart, Futuralis has several other ambassadors.

Guus Klein

Manager Players’ Management
Manager Scouting & Transfers
KNVB-intermediary

Always looking…

Futuralis’ eyes and ears on the side-line. Is extensively experiences as a scout. In 2009 Guus was appointed scouting coordinator with sc Heerenveen. After Johan Hansma became sc Heerenveen’s technical director in 2010, Guus’ role continued to grow due to his professionalism. He joined Futuralis in 2014.
“As a scout you need to be able to observe, analyse, listen well, while keeping quiet and speaking out at the right time. It is important to recognize talent without being presented it on a silver plate.”

Bart Möhlmann

Ambassador

Business and football

Futuralis ambassador. Gained extensive experience as former professional footballer with NEC and subsequently as a football trainer and so built a large network. Apart from his role as ambassador, Bart works as commercial manager of a large upholstery company and knows as no other how football and business need to be brought together.

In addition to Bart, Futuralis has several other ambassadors.

Annelies Thelosen

Executive Secretary

The spider in the web

CEO’s PA and all-rounder. She has been working for Futuralis since November 2014 and takes care of a great deal of things.
“As a PA you are the spider in the web and it is essential you are at people’s service. Reliability, integrity and accuracy are the basis.”

Jelle van Kerkhof en Luc te Braake

Branding & Social Media

Let’s go viral

Responsible for all social media. “Promoting our male and female players is our core business. This is especially important for the players themselves. At the same time, we are working on Futuralis’ image. In order to do so, we use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and our own You Tube channel. In our team it is important we are aware of each other in order to create a good concept.”

Annelies Thelosen

Executive Secretary

The spider in the web

CEO’s PA and all-rounder. She has been working for Futuralis since November 2014 and takes care of a great deal of things.
“As a PA you are the spider in the web and it is essential you are at people’s service. Reliability, integrity and accuracy are the basis.”

Jelle van Kerkhof en Luc te Braake

Branding & Social Media

Let’s go viral

Responsible for all social media. “Promoting our male and female players is our core business. This is especially important for the players themselves. At the same time, we are working on Futuralis’ image. In order to do so, we use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and our own You Tube channel. In our team it is important we are aware of each other in order to create a good concept.”

Team Finance

Numbers and letters

The beating heart of Futuralis. Without the financial administration team, there is no lifeline. They are the company’s control room.