Head coach Spirou Charleroi
"He doesn't talk it, he lives it and is an example for his players and peers around him".
Hagen, 2x BBL All Star
"His energy, enthusiasm and obvious love of the game was contagious".
"Coach Thomas is extremely passionate about the game of basketball".
Charleroi, drafted by Utah Jazz
"A great mind and understanding for the game with his attention to detail".
Charleroi - former Euroleague player
"His unique way of interacting with players creates growth in the players abilities along with their approach to the game".
"Leading by example both on and off the court shows the importance of discipline to basketball".
CEO - Dragons Rhöndorf
"His game preparation and in game coaching was on the highest level".
Charleroi - former Euroleague player
"The bottom line for Thomas is winning".
Head coach Limburg United
"Thomas is dependable, hard working and loyal".
"His attention to detail is second to none".
VTS - Flemish coaching education program
"I would recommend coach Roijakkers as a valuable asset to any club or organization".
Giessen, BBL All Star
"I noticed an increase in my understanding of the game".
Limburg United, Belgium All Star
"Thomas is one of the most dedicated people I have work with".
"He is very attentive to the small details that can make the difference".
Stahnsdorf, NBA G-League
"He forms meaningful relationships with players and co-workers".
Willy Villar Rodriguez
Sport director Estudiantes
"From the moment I met Thomas I realized he was very passionate about he game of basketball".
Leuven, Austrian National Team
"He is a person with a lot of basketball knowledge, very open minded, cooperative and helpful".
"Coach Roijakkers is one of the most dedicated people I've met in my basketball career".
President Leuven Bears
"Accurate and precise, his preparation for trainings and games is well structured and very professional".
President Limburg United
"You will find that he is straight forward and genuine man, who works, plays and is basketball".
Miguel Ángel Hoyo Ramos
Head coach Hørsholm
"He has the ability to bring excitement to basketball".
"Thomas is the ultimate professional". Read more...
"I have had the opportunity to work along side Thomas Roijakkers this past season. Thomas is the ultimate professional. Super disciplined in all aspects of his life which made him very dependable for me regarding his commitment and work ethic. He puts more time into basketball then any coach I’ve ever worked with and he brings a world of knowledge, experience, and ideas along with him. He really helped me create a high level of discipline and intensity to our culture. He’s an asset to any club. He’s the your up and coming young hungry coach that will absolutely explode when he gets his opportunity as a head coach".
"I first met coach Thomas roijakkers my first professional basketball year in holland". Read more...
"Our team was not the best, but throughout the season he always did his best to motivate me and make me a better player. And not just for that year, but it seemed like he knew that I would be a good player in Europe in the future and he was doing everything to help me become that player. He showed me exactly how hard work can pay off. He is a coach whom you can trust, respect and someone whom you will always want to do your best for. That season in Holland I listened to him, learned from him and believed in him as a coach because he believed in me. His energy, enthusiasm and obvious love of the game was contagious. Thomas is not an "in your face" kind of coach; he goes for the heart and the head instead teaching you to love the game and to think while playing it. Thomas is a remarkable coach who knows the game and any team will be lucky to have him".
"He is a great communicator and cares about each and every one of his players". Read more...
"Coach Thomas is extremely passionate about the game of basketball. His knowledge of the game is unparalleled yet is always learning how to better improve his players. He is a great communicator and cares about each and every one of his players".
"A GREAT MIND AND UNDERSTANDING FOR THE GAME WITH HIS ATTENTION TO DETAIL. he also brings positive and honest relational dialogue at the right moments".
"Thomas is one of the most dedicated basketball people i've been around in my 11 years as a professional". Read more...
"The attention to details he brings is second to none. His unique way of interacting with players creates growth in the players abilities along with their approach to the game".
"Coach is a very disciplined person". Read more...
"Coach is a very disciplined person. Leading by example both on and off the court shows the importance of discipline to basketball. He is a professional coach who encourages and guides".
"His game preparation and ingame coaching was on the highest level". Read more...
"I am very glad that coach Roijakkers helped us in a situation as the team was in need of a true leader at the sideline. His straight and meticulous way of working with the team was the key for the necessary success. His game preparation and in game coaching was on the highest level. He joins to take everybody on board to share his huge knowledge about the game. I can recommend him with his passionate working attitude to clubs on any level, worldwide".
"THE BOTTOM LINE FOR THOMAS IS WINNING AND HE MAKES SURE TO MAXIMISE THE PROBABILITY OF THAT THROUGH HARD WORK AND ATTENTION TO DETAILS IN BOTH IN TRAINING AND IN HIS SCOUTING."
"thomas is dependable, hard working and loyal". Read more...
"Thomas worked closely with me in every aspect of the club from practice planning, game preparation, prospect evaluation and skill development. He is dependable, hard working and loyal. He is reliable and consistently performed regardless to the task assigned to him".
" thomas is one of the hardest working coaches i've ever been around. his attention to details is second to none and he really invests himself in the development of his players".
"I have known Thomas Roijakkers in his capacity of basketball coach for a great number of years". READ MORE...
"I am convinced that coach Roijakkers has the capacity, experience, knowledge and passion for teaching and coaching basketball at the highest professional level. Because of his high level of standards, coach Roijakkers can function at best in an organized and/or professional environment. Coach Roijakkers is demanding for his players and everyone involved in the setting, as much as he is to himself. Much to his credit, he takes adversity, right or wrongful, as an opportunity to learn, to question him self and to move on to the next challenge. Determination and focus are his key traits.I would recommend coach Roijakkers as a valuable asset to any club or organization that is determined to improve it’s basketball program, be it for short term results with a professional senior team or long term player development. Coach Roijakkers furthermore does an exceptional job at teaching during camps and clinics and at a variety of community outreach programs with professional players/teams".
"during the time i worked with him, i noticed an increase in not only my physical ability but also in my understanding of the game". Read more...
"Coach Thomas Roijakkers is a great coach and physical trainer. I played one season with him as my assistant coach and physical trainer in Zwolle, Holland. During that time I noticed an increase in not only my physical ability but also in my understanding of the game".
"thomas is one of the most dedicated people I have worked with and he knows what he is talking about. It was a pleasure to work with him".
"Thomas is one of the most dedicated people I have worked with, and he knows what he is talking about. It was a pleasure to work with him".
"Thomas Roijakkers is a coach who works with great effort. He is very attentive to the small details that can make the difference. He is very concerned about good nutrition and gives good advice on it".
"One of Coach Roijakkers's most outstanding qualities is his ability to remain optimistic no matter the circumstance". Read more...
"Coach Roijakkers is an individual who, first and foremost, is truly passionate about the game of basketball. The love he has for the game is evident in the way that he coaches both a team, and an individual. Coach Roijakkers's enthusiasm, preparation, and attention to detail is at an extremely high level. He does a thorough job in organizing his own team, while also knowing the strengths and weakness of opposing teams. One of Coach Roijakkers's most outstanding qualities is his ability to remain optimistic no matter the circumstance. Lastly, he is an individual who is passionate not only about basketball, but forming meaningful relationships with players and co-workers".
"From the moment i met thomas, i realized he was very passionate about the game of basketball" . Read more...
"He was very curious to learn about the different ways and methods used in other teams and countries.
Thomas is a very rigorous person and focused on the things he does. With this being said, Thomas is a professional with a bright future and above all someone trustworthy and a great asset to any club and organization.
It was a pleasure to have met him, and I had a good time with him in both a basketball and personal environment".
"Coach Thomas is a person who I would describe as a very disciplined hard worker". Read more...
"He is a person with a lot of basketball knowledge, very open-minded, cooperative and helpful, trying to put his players in a well-structured situation where they can develop most effectively. Coach Thomas invests a lot of time in the preparation and scouting of the opponent, and is very good at adjusting and minimizing their strengths. I can tell from my experience that coach Thomas helped me develop my skills by his honest, precise and constructive analysis in order to bring my game on the next level".
"Coach Roijakkers is one of the most dedicated people I've met in my
basketball career". Read more...
"Every time I walked into the office he was doing something to make the team better, whether it was watching film, sketching plays, or making the practice schedule etc. His attention to detail is a key indicator of how much time he puts into the game off the court. The way he teaches structure on offense and defense was very clear and there was never any ambiguity or confusion which made my job as a basketball player easier. Coach try's to simplify the game as best as possible. The best quality I liked about coach was that he wasn't just my coach he also cared about me as well. Always asked me how I was doing and how the other people I care about was doing and that meant a lot to me. He is hands down a great person to work with"!
"Important to me from a President’s perspective are his work ethics and loyalty to the Club, his peers and his players". Read more...
" I have recruited Thomas as an Assistant Coach and youth coordinator for the Leuven Bears team which plays in the first division in Belgium. Thomas does not only come with a lot of basketball knowledge, but is very dedicated to the physical and nutritional education of professional basketball players. Accurate and precise, his preparation for trainings and games is well structured and very professional. The players at Leuven Bears benefitted a lot from his precise and immediate feedback during plays. Important to me from a President’s perspective are his work ethics and loyalty to the Club, his peers and his players".
"When you work with thomas you will find that he is a straight forward and genuine man, who works, plays ans is basketball". Read more...
" Thomas Roijakkers worked for Hubo Limburg United as an assistant coach. In the time that we worked with him we got to know him as a hard working and very punctual person who breathes basketball. He has attention for the physical development and healthy lifestyle of the players, not just for the game itself. Having a hard working mentality, he demands the same of the players he works with. When you work with Thomas you will find that he is a straight forward and genuine man, who works, plays and is basketball".
"I have worked with Thomas twice in Baloncesto no Camiño (Basketball Summer Camp, in Sarria - Spain)". Read more...
" He did a good job for us. We were looking for a coach with passion, someone who is able to excite and work hard with the kids, all with the idea to improve in each practice. All coaches are different and have different ideas, but one of the most important things for me is the ablity to bring excitement for basketball and Thomas can do that".