Tom Caluwé

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Tom Caluwé
Caluwé in 2007
Personal information
Full name Tom Caluwé
Date of birth (1978-04-11) 11 April 1978 (age 45)
Place of birth Rumst, Belgium
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Team information
Current team
Mechelen (sporting director)
Senior career*
1996–2000 Mechelen 85 (16)
2000–2006 Willem II 169 (30)
2006–2009 Utrecht 105 (17)
2009–2010 Al-Wakrah 19 (3)
2010 Sint-Truiden 12 (0)
2011 AEK Larnaca 13 (1)
2011–2014 Londerzeel
International career
2006 Belgium 1 (1)
Managerial career
2014–2018 Mechelen (assistant)
2016 Mechelen (caretaker)
2017 Mechelen (caretaker)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Tom Caluwé (born 11 April 1978) is a Belgian football manager, executive, and former player. He currently serves as the sporting director of K.V. Mechelen.


Club career

Caluwé is a midfielder who was born in Rumst and made his debut in professional football, being part of the K.V. Mechelen squad in the 1996–97 season. He also played for Willem II Tilburg and FC Utrecht in the Dutch Eredivisie before joining Al-Wakrah. [1]

International career

Caluwé represented Belgium in the 1997 FIFA World Youth Championship and he has one A-cap in which he scored. [2]

Tom Caluwé: International Goals
111 May 2006 Trendwork Arena, Sittard Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg  Saudi Arabia 1–2Won Friendly

Managerial career

KV Mechelen

In the summer 2014, Caluwé returned to K.V. Mechelen as an assistant coach. [3] In September 2016, Caluwé was appointed interim head coach, where he was in charge for one game, which he won 2–0 against Sint-Truidense. [4] In October 2017, he was appointed interim head coach once again, this time for two games, which he both lost.

In May 2018, he was promoted to Mechelen's technical sporting department, as an assistant to the clubs sporting director, Stefaan Vanroy. [5] In the summer 2019, he was appointed sporting director of the club.

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