Project: Dutch Golden Generation - Mark Wotte

Having potentially some of the best teenagers in the world, Mark Wotte could've tried to win ever title international youth football offered. Instead, he created a legacy passed on development.

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NO EXPLANATION NEEDED: As the Dutch U21 coach, Mark Wotte had the authority to deliver results the way he wanted.

Robin van Persie, Rafa van der Vaart & Nigel de Jong were all special talents as teens. Being their national coach would need a focus & conviction. At the top level of the game results count, fact! Results can be counted in different ways, however. In competition, success is reflected on a scoreboard. With elite-level development, success is indicated by the number of players produced [or who progresses] at the end of a process.

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