The Coaching Philosophies of Louis van Gaal and the Ajax Coaches Legendary Dutch coach Louis van Gaal is a man whom some would call enigmatic. His is undoubtedly a brilliant soccer mind and he has been unarguably successful at the very top levels of the game, yet his methods are unique and often misunderstood by the press and supporters. This book offers an unprecedented look inside the mind of one of the great coaches of our time. It spans the whole of his fantastically successful stint at Ajax Amsterdam and includes candid discussions with assistant coaches and van Gaal himself. Truly a fascinating look inside the workings of a top European club during the heights of their greatest success.