Jack van Gelder

Jack van Gelder

Presenter and entrepreneur

The strength of this speaker
  • Communication
  • Enterprising
  • Media

About Jack van Gelder

Jack van Gelder is Holland’s most famous radio and TV commentator. With his enthusiasm and passion for the sport, Jack has been covering various sports events since 1970. At the moment Jack van Gelder is a presenter at Ziggo Sport where he presents various sports programs.

Why Jack van Gelder Book as a speaker ?

Jack van Gelder knows better than anyone how to create the right atmosphere at every meeting and to involve the public. His style is open, adamant and accessible. Jack always fine-tunes his assignments with the client so that he can deliver custom work. Jack is available for presentations, chairmanships and motivational speeches.

Jack van Gelder made our meeting a lot more professional!

Jack van Gelder heeft onze bijeenkomst een stuk professioneler gemaakt!



Jack van Gelder was one of the regular faces of the sports programme Studio Sport for many years. Since 1976 Jack has been a reporter for the NOS at the Summer Olympics. Jack is also the regular radio reporter for (inter)national top football matches and matches of the Dutch national team. Jack van Gelder presented many programs for the TROS, including: 'On land, at sea and in the air', 'The game without borders', 'Sweathearts', 'I'm not saying that', 'For a change', 'Wanted', 'Sports on top' and the 'TROS sports quiz'. Recently he also presented the football quiz 'Play like a Champion', the game also attracts many football lovers on the internet. In the 2002/2003 season Jack was presenter of Studio 2 News & Football together with Roderick Veelo. Furthermore he presented many times the election of the Soccer Player of the Year, the Unicef gala and the Big club show. Besides his passion for sports, Jack also has a passion for fashion. In 1993 he founded the casual clothing brand For Fellows with a few friends. In just a few years For Fellows has grown into a highly respected men's fashion brand, which is sold in the Netherlands and Belgium. Jack was general manager of this clothing brand. He is also one of the partners of the chocolate brand 'Chocoloco', an online provider of chocolate as a business gift or gift. Since 2000 Jack van Gelder has been goodwill ambassador of the Cliniclowns foundation. As of September 2015 Jack will be working at Sport 1/Ziggo Sport where he will be responsible for, among other things, the Champions League program.

An impression of this speaker


  • The face of NOS for decades 1976 - 2015
  • Switch to Ziggo Sport 2015 - today
  • Ambassador CliniClowns 2000 - today

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