Jan Michaelsen

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Jan Michaelsen
Personal information
Full name Jan Munk Michaelsen
Date of birth (1970-11-28) 28 November 1970 (age 50)
Place of birth Nantes, France
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Nykøbing FC (head of coaching)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1991 Svendborg ? (?)
1991–1993 Vanløse ? (?)
1993–1996 Hellerup ? (?)
1996–2001 AB 141 (20)
2001–2004 Panathinaikos 44 (3)
2004–2008 HamKam 72 (6)
Total 257 (29)
National team
2000–2003 Denmark 20 (1)
Teams managed
2009 FC Copenhagen Reserves
2009–2012 FC Copenhagen U17
2012–2016 Denmark U17
2018 Fremad Amager
2019 Vendsyssel FF (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Jan Munk Michaelsen (born 28 November 1970) is a former Danish footballer and currently is the head of coaching at Nykøbing FC. He made 20 international appearances, scored one goal for the Danish national team. He is the son of former Danish footballer, the late Allan Michaelsen.


Starting his career in small Danish clubs, his first major club was AB, where he played 170 matches. He moved on to the Greek club Panathinaikos, for whom he played 100 matches, including numerous appearances in the Champions League. In July 2004, after winning The Double in Greece, he moved to HamKam.

From January 2009, Michaelsen was the head coach for F.C. Copenhagen's 2. Division team. In the 2009–10 season, he was the head coach of F.C. Copenhagen's U17-team. He succeeded Thomas Frank as head coach of the Denmark under-17 national team in 2012.

In March 2019, Michaelsen became assistant manager of Vendsyssel FF.[1] He left the job at the end of June 2019 to become head of coaching at Nykøbing FC.[2]




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