John van den Brom during his first match as coach of AZ, on October 5, 2014 at home against FC Twente (2-2).
At this moment, Van den Brom on the same level with Louis van Gaal, who 181 duels sat on the bench in AZ. The coach took on september 30, 2014 the baton of Marco van Basten.
“I am proud that I am the longest-trainer”, he radiated. “It also means that my name will always live on here.”