Vera Pauw Biography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary and Net Worth

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  1. What does Vera do for a living?
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  4. Is Vera married or does she have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
  5. Does Vera have any children?
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  7. How tall is Vera?
  8. How much money does Vera earn?
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Who is Vera Pauw?

Vera Pauw is a professional Dutch well-known football coach and former player. Currently, she manages the Republican of Ireland women’s national football team. In her career, she has managed several national women’s football teams including; Scotland, the Netherlands, Russia, and South Africa.

How Old Is Vera Pauw?

She is 59 years old as of July 2022, having been born on January 18, 1963, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Vera shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Karan Brar, Billy LeBlanc, Sarah Graysun, Jabez Noel Villalobos, Fred Liu, and many more.

Vera Pauw Family

Who are Vera Pauw Parents and Siblings?

Her secretive nature has shown up in her personal life. She has managed to keep her family background very private. In case there is news regarding her parents and siblings we will update it here as soon as possible.

Vera Pauw Education

She received her high school education at Thorbecke School Community, Utrecht. After high school, she attended the University of Physical Education where she graduated with Physical Education Teaching 1. And later she graduated from CIOS with sports studies, KNVM with a UEFA Pro-Licence: Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Pro.

Vera Pauw Marital Status

She is married to Bert Van Lingen (born on December 28, 1945) a Dutch professional football coach.

A Photo of Vera Pauw

A Photo of Vera Pauw

Vera Pauw Kids

There is no news on the internet showing whether she has kids or not. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.

Vera Pauw Career

A Playing Career

Before becoming a professional coach, she played football as a child with her two brothers and sisters. SV Bredorodes started a women’s team which Vera joined at the age of 13. When she reached the age of 18, she moved to VSV Vreeswijk to play at a higher level. Soon she arrived at the Netherlands women’s national football and from 1983 to 1998 she played 89 international matches but never qualified for the final tournament of a World Cup or any European Championship. However, she became the first female Dutch player to play professionally outside the country when she signed for the Italian Serie A club Modena in 1988. After two years in Italy, she returned to the Netherlands where she played for Puck Deventer and SV Saestum.

A Coaching Career

In September 1998, she was appointed coach and technical director of Scotland. During that time, her husband Bert van Lingen was working as an assistant manager of Glasgow Rangers. In October 2004, she departed to take up a similar role with the Netherlands and led her home country to the semi-final of UEFA Women’s Euro 2009. In the first half of 2010, she was controversially fired. Being fired in the Netherlands, she later succeeded Igor Shamilov in April 2011, as coach of Russia on an interim basis.

In September 2011 she was replaced by Farid Benstiti. After that, she was appointed as a technical director of the Russian team. She went on to become the South African coach in March 2014 replacing Joseph Mkhonza who became a selector for the national team. She said at the time “I am excited to become part of this ambitious project in which we can develop our girls into international stars. SAFA is aiming high with women’s football”. She then explained that she previously had a great deal of involvement with the South Africa setup due to the frequency of friendlies with the Dutch while she was managing them.

After leading the nation to the 2016 Olympics, she resigned as South Africa’s head coach. She then was hired as the new head coach of the Houston Dash on November 27, 2017. On September 20, 2018, she departed from the National Women’s Soccer League club. Next, she was appointed as the new manager of the Ireland team on September 4, 2019. However, despite Ireland’s narrow failure to achieve a play-off position in UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 qualifying group, in February 2021 Vera agreed on a two-year contract extension.

Vera Pauw Height and Measurements

Her body measurements are not mentioned on the internet.

Vera Pauw Salary and Net Worth

Her salary is not mentioned on the internet but has an estimated net worth of between $1 and $5 million.