North Texas Soccer Club has announced the signing of defender Rickson Van Hees on loan from NEC Nijmegen in the Dutch second division. Van Hees, 18, joins the club on a one-year contract with an option for the 2022 season.
Born in Glendale, Arizona to a Dutch father and Mexican mother, Van Hees signed with Nijmegen as a 16-year-old and played 46 times for the club’s youth teams. In 2019, he made three appearances for the U-17 U.S. Men’s National Team coached by Raphael Wicky.
Van Hees will wear the #21 for North Texas SC.
Name: Rickson Van Hees
DOB: June 21, 2002
Birthplace: Glendale, Arizona
Nationality: United States
Last Club: NEC Nijmegen
How Acquired: Signed on loan on April 20, 2021