Jip played for AFC Ajax youth academy and Dutch national youth teams. He coached at the famed Ajax Academy working as a trainer. And was working within Ajax and responsible for the structuring and intensifying of the International cooperation between Ajax and other clubs. He also played for FC Utrecht. He’s an experienced youth coach with more than 20 years of experience as a (professional) football player. After being forced to stop as a professional player due to injuries he finished his Master Business Administration at the University of Amsterdam in 2017. Jip worked with Cruyff Football. They are the official heir and worldwide guardian of Johan Cruyff’s football legacy.