Video Performance Analyst: David Handgraaf

David Handgraaf is in his third season as Video Performance Analyst for Columbus Crew SC in 2019 after having joined the club in 2017. Handgraaf previously worked with Dutch side AFC Ajax for two years prior to joining Crew SC. In his current role, Handgraaf works with Crew SC’s technical staff to analyze training and match videos, as well as scouting opponents.

Handgraaf earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Movement Sciences from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in 2015. Following graduation, he joined AFC Ajax’s Physical Performance Department in 2015 before taking on the position of video analyst with AFC Ajax in 2016.

Handgraaf grew up in the town of Heiloo, Netherlands and played soccer for amateur club HSV Heiloo while growing up. He currently resides in Italian Village. During his spare time, he likes to play soccer and listen to music. Handgraaf collects vinyl records and loves all kinds of music, but considers Coldplay and John Mayer to be his favorite artists.