The 51-year-old Rudy Dirksen is new head coach of the Dutch Hoofdklasse club Mr. Cocker HCAW. He is succeeding Ronald Jaarsma, who had taken over for the fired Bill Froberg in June. Dirksen worked with the Rookie League team of HCAW this year. As a player he was a member of Amsterdam OVVO in the Hoofdklasse. He also played Men’s Softball for the Hilversum Hurricanes and the Anillian Stars. His son is Kevin Dirksen, who is playing for the Vaessen Pioniers. The rest of the coaching staff will be announced in the coming offseason.
Sep '11 12