Open Talent Club Swimming 🇬🇧


ZPC AMERSFOORT is since many years one of the leading swim teams in The Netherlands. We offer an excelent environment and structure to develop talented swimmers in to Pro’s! We offer these facilities also to foreign swimmers and swimmers who are competing for other teams.


20+ hours weekly swim practice
Olympic size pool
Stength and conditioning practices
Video Analyses in practice
Training Camps abroad
Practice with the latest OMEGA starting blocks & backstroke ledges
Full time head coach available
Inhouse physical therapist available
Medical staff available
Train with the best swimmers


2018 Caspar Corbeau Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires
2018 Koen Lems Post-EJK Berlijn
2018 Wietse Waninge Post-EJK Berlijn
2018 Thomas Verhoeven Post-EJK Berlijn
2018 Caspar Corbeau EJK Helsinki  🥉
2017 Caspar Corbeau EYOF Gyór  🥇🥈
2017 Austin Namesnik EYOF Gyór
2016 Ben Schwietert Olympic Games Rio
2016 Wietse Waninge EJK Hódmezővásárhely
2015 Ben Schwietert RTC (Amsterdam)
2014 Ben Schwietert EJK Dordrecht
2014 Peter Rothengatter EJK Dordrecht, RTC (Eindhoven)
2013 Macy Oortwijn EJK Kocaeli (open water)
2013 Esmée Bos RTC (Drachten, Eindhoven)
2012 Denise van Ark EJK Antwerpen 🥉, RTC (Eindhoven)
2012 Laura Moolenaar EJK Antwerpen
2011 Mike Marissen RTC (Drachten)
2010 Iris Pijtak EJK Hoorn (open water)
2010 Mike Marissen EJK Helsinki
2009 Mike Marissen EJK Praag
2009 Rachelle Visser EYOF Tampère

EYOF = European Youth Olympic Festival
EJK = European Junior Championships
RTC = Regional Training Center (federation)
NTC = National Training Center (federation)

Daily practice in Amerena (Aquatic Center) in Amersfoort, The Netherlands. Also venue for Nationals and other swim meets!


Every member pays for membership of the swimming team and to use the training facilities. These fees are found here (in Dutch / EUR). Next to these fees there are costs per meet and costs for transportation and lodging.

Study possibilities


Tom Rikhof (head coach elite swimming)
+31 6 12900972

Training Camp May 2018 in Torremolinos/Spain 🇪🇸.
IOC honoured swim coach Jon Urbanchek (USA) leading practice in Amersfoort.

“During my visit I could feel the positive training environment – a winning culture! Tom and Kirsten you had a lot to do to create it ! Keep it moving!” – Jon Urbanchek