Erik Schouten is a Dutch central defender. After nine years in the Dutch AZ youth squad, Erik was taken over by FC Volendam in July 2012. He played here for seven years before switching to SC Cambuur. With Cambuur, he became champion in the Dutch Keuken Kampioen Division in the 2020/21 season and was thus promoted to the Eredivisie. In July 2022, Erik transferred to Willem II, where he remains a valuable player for the team.