• Photo: Left Paul Eichelsheim (sports masseur) and right Martin de Waal (performance coach) Last week Keuken Kampioen Division club FC Den Bosch started with the JOHAN system. The football club from ’s

  • Yesterday JOHAN Sports presented at the meetup about “Big data meets sports” in Den Bosch. Several interesting speakers were there to inform the audience about the latest developments within the sport

  • The main task of a sports scientist is to make a training planning that ensures players to remain fit and strong the entire season without any injuries. As a result, coaching staff has access to the b

  • The new football season will be up an running within a couple of weeks. Most players barely had the chance to rest and enjoy their vacation, but the first match is already in sight. The Eredivisie sta

  • The United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) recently announced a partnership with JOHAN Sports. As part of the JOHAN Sports partnership, every UPSL team will have a special UPSL discount, to enable the te

  • At the Feyenoord Academy with Rick Cost With a masters in human movement sciences and 20 years of experience as a physiotherapist working with top professional athletes, Rick Cost knows what he is tal

  • Stijn Lintermans, physical coach and part of the performance team at KV Mechelen just started using JOHAN and shares his reasons to start with GPS. Performance Team of KV Mechelen Assistant Coach: Sve

  • Niels van der Linden is Head of Sports Science at JOHAN. Being responsible for the sports scientific development of JOHAN software modules intented for trainers, he is the one who can guide you to a t

  • We are very proud to announce that we have started a partnership with the Dutch company Dotcomsport to intensify our collaboration. Dotcomsport offers a wide oriented player development system, while

  • Last Saturday NAC and PEC Zwolle competed against each other in the beautiful city of Breda. Fun fact: both teams were using JOHAN. Founder of JOHAN, Jelle Reichert, was at the game and tells us a bit

  • JOHAN Sports is pleased to announce that it has reached a long term contract with Roda JC. Roda JC will use JOHAN to keep their players fit and fresh!

  • Arnar Vidarsson: “Onze physical coaches introduceerden het systeem vorig seizoen al bij de Beloften. Ik was aangenaam verrast door de mogelijkheden van het systeem. Het hielp ons heel zeker om de

  • We are very pleased to announce that Peter Barnhoon (via Simba b.v.) and our current shareholders have invested more than half a million euro in JOHAN to achieve international growth (press

  • JOHAN Sports have reached a partnership with the Champions Soccer League USA (CSLUSA). This deal with CSLUSA is a strategic partnership that features the league utilising the player performance equipm

  • Two times a year JOHAN Sports organises a JOHAN event for their users and network. The goal of this event is to update them over the latest developments in JOHAN and to inform them about the latest de

  • JOHAN Sports has been invited to present about workload in soccer. Thanks to Filipe Clemente for our good partnership over the last year. JOHAN is looking forward to this major event for science in sp

  • JOHAN’s CEO Jelle Reichert was present at the EU-Japan GNSS conference on Cooperation towards Tokyo 2020 (the Olympics). JOHAN was one of the few European companies who presented themselves.

  • JOHAN Sports signs ADO Den Haag! JOHAN will assist ADO in performance tracking and analysis.

  • The first official JOHAN, which took place in the Olympic Stadium, was a great succes! Therefore, we would like to thank all our clients for participating and the speakers for the inspiring prese

  • Our second international delivery in Portugal to Clemente will use JOHAN for scientific research regarding match analysis in soccer!

  • We are pleased to announce FC Volendam will use JOHAN for the next two years to measure, analyse and improve their performance.

  • Our first international delivery to Greece. Pademil will use JOHAN for scientific research regarding physical activity in soccer.

  • JOHAN Sports started a collaboration with TU Delft Sports Engineering for the Minor Sports Innovation. The next six months five students will work on innovative solutions for future JOHAN.

  • It was a fun and inspiring week at the Escola Superior de Desporto e Lazer de Melgaço – IPVC. JOHAN gave a presentation about how JOHAN Sports combines measurements with sportscience and transfo

  • Just for fun we have made a total summary of our stats from our clients! Incredible that we have measured players travelling 3.5 times the circumference of the world! These are stats from the past yea

  • We are proud to announce that PEC Zwolle (eredivisie football) will be a new client of JOHAN! We look forward to work together with Ron Jans and his team to give them valuable performance insights!

  • After a perfect final (where they deserved to win!) the Dutch National Women’s field hockey team lost the Olympic final in shoot-outs. We are proud that they have used our system in preparation

  • JOHAN is in Rio! Well, actually Robin (co-founder) is in Rio visiting the Olympic Games to support our national team women’s field hockey in their quest to win gold!

  • Yes, finally a club from Rotterdam as a client for JOHAN! Excelsior Rotterdam (eredivisie football) is contracted for the coming two years, so we are proud to work together with Mitchell van der Gaag

  • Woohoo, another client added to the JOHAN community! Cambuur Leeuwarden (eerstedivisie football) will use JOHAN for the coming two years to enhance their performance. We look forward to work together

  • The Olympic Games in Rio just started today and we wish the Dutch team (@TeamNL) good luck for the whole games! We especially look forward to the field hockey matches, because the dutch national team

  • Our new hardware has been delivered to our clients and is now in full operation! Jaimy Hulsker of NEC Nijmegen was even so happy with the hardware that we got an official match shirt with signatures f

  • All eyes on JOHAN! An interview with Jelle Reichert on Click on the link below: All eyes on Johan

  • JOHAN will be present on Uprise’s third start-up festival returns in Amsterdam on the 20th of April! This event will gather European founders, entrepreneurs, academics, businesspeople and the general

  • In less than four days the 100k and even a 50k overfunding is completed! Thanks for all the support and investments!

  • Jelle Reichert pitched JOHAN SPORTS in the tenth episode of Z in Zaken on the Dutch National TV channel RTL Z!! JOHAN SPORTS in RTL Z

  • FC Eindhoven wins the third period titel in the Jupiler League. FC Eindhoven got 17 points in the last 7 matches by winning their last match of the period last Monday with 4-0 against FC Oss. Hereby t

  • Since the winter break De Graafschap has already earned 8 points in the last six matches. De Graafschap passes SC Cambuur Leeuwarden in the Eredivisie league table and is now placed 17th! The 0-0 agai

  • SBIC Participations announced this morning that they invest in JOHAN Sports. Via this investment JOHAN Sports expects to accelerate its growth ambitions, to develop their tracking and analysis system

  • Na een jaar hard werken een fantastisch resultaat! Gefeliciteerd met de beker FC Eindhoven!!!

  • After a exiting match between the Dutch national hockey team and the Belgium team the Belgians won by 4-2 in Brasschaat. This was the first time JOHAN analysed the entire Dutch team performance.

  • De EY Ladies Sevens NL hebben zojuist de Elite Women’s Division gewonnen tijdens de USA Sevens in Las Vegas. In de finale stond het halverwege al 14-0 voor de Nederlandse dames en ging er vervol

  • Next to the very exciting match Cambuur vs Graafschap (2-2), JOHAN also tracked the amateurs from RKSV Halsteren (1ste klasse) vs Heerjansdam. Well done Halsteren and De Graafschap!

  • See here our christmas news update!

  • In collaboration with John van Echtelt (SVO Oudewater) we have measured and analysed several skeeler races during the regional championship. By working closely together with riders and coaches we have

  • This week we present at 2 conferences: Space-Match (poster at p.7) and Innovation-At-See (dutch: Innovatie aan zee). Both giving us great leads!

  • Together with Engineering Consultancy company ADSE (Hoofddorp, the Netherlands) we became 2nd at the Safety Innovation Competition (Veiligheids Innovatie Competitie). A bit disappointed, however not a

  • JOHAN has also become active in skeeler sport. We measured 6 skaters during the regional championship at SVO Oudewater, the Netherlands. Read more in this article (dutch).

  • JOHAN is speaker at two conferences next week. You can still register for both events: Intelligent Sensor Networks The (mini-symposium on sport, science, technology and coaching)

  • First newsletter on the development of JOHAN!

  • JOHAN has started their testing period: 3 full months of testing, investigating and reviewing the prototype system. The first successful measurements have been performed at football club De Graafschap

  • After in-house testing of the prototype we concluded it is safe to start testing with real soccer players. Luckily, there is a soccer club at less then 300m from our office: VV Katwijk. The youth team

  • JOHAN and its group of RSM students has won the CEMS contest at ESA/ESTEC in Noordwijk. Many thanks to the super talented business students of RSM (Rotterdam Business School of Management). Their work

  • Afgelopen week heeft NEX een artikel over het Business Incubation Center in Noordwijk gepubliceerd, waarin onder andere JOHAN wordt benoemd.  

  • JOHAN official participant @ ESA BIC Noordwijk! The Business Incubation Centre will give a boost to our development and ensures a high quality product.

  • Here an article on how space technology is relevant and applied for sports.

  • This week we are at the European Space Solutions in the beautiful city of Prague. Visit us on the 12th of June 1830 at the “OFFICIAL CONFERENCE RECEPTION – SPACE SOLUTIONS FOR SPORT”

  • JOHAN has performed its first succesful test to track a player by satellite navigation. The results of the tracker have an accuracy of around 1 meter. For everybody who believes you could just use you

  • JOHAN is speaker at the event ESA Netherlands has posted an article prior to this event on JOHAN (Analyse sports performance with satellite navigation): Sportprestaties analyseren m

  • JOHAN has participated in the European Satellite Navigation Competition 2013 and won the special prize “The most promising EGNOS application idea” awarded by the European GNSS Association

  • We of course knew this already, but according to the NOS (Dutch public TV station) innovation in sports is becoming more important. They wrote an article about the National Sport Innovation Price (Dut

Our partners

We are very thankful to our supporting partners. JOHAN ist part of the European Space Agency (ESA)Business Incubation Program in Noordwijk and JOHAN is supported by the European GNSS Agency (GSA).
ESA European Space Agency - partner of JOHAN Sports performance analytics for sport teams
GSA - partner of JOHAN Sports performance analytics for sport teams
VU Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam - partner of JOHAN Sports performance analytics for sport teams
TU Delft - partner of JOHAN Sports performance analytics for sport teams