Technical Director of Football Club Al-Nasr FC in Dubai. Lucassen is responsible for the club’s youth academy and in addition, he will support the Football Federation of the UAE in coach education.
Lucassen was the Technical Expert with the German Football Association (DFB) from 2008 until 2015 where he successfully implemented an effective structure with all National Youth Teams. Lucassen had full-time responsibility for the individual technical and tactical training of the German national youth teams. He also supported Christian Wück as assistant coach of the U-17 national team that won the runner-up at the European Championships in May, 2015.
Prior to joining the DFB Lucassen has worked among other things as an individual coach for Manchester United, the TSG 1899 Hoffenheim and MSV Duisburg.