Gershwin Hernandez played for the Blue Hawks in his native Curaçao. He came to the Netherlands in the 1980s for school. From 1990-1992, he played in the Hoofdklasse for Sparta. He coached in the Eerste Klasse in 2004-2005 and 2007-2008. He later became an assistant coach for the now-combined Sparta/Feyenoord club. In 2012, he replaced head coach Dino Anasagasti for the May 22 game, then was replaced in turn by Marwin Kleinmoedig.
Source: Marco Stoovelaar's website