Art Langeler started playing football in one of the youth squads of SPC Lochem. At A-junior level he switched to De Graafschap where he played twenty official matches from 1990 to 1992 before moving to Zwolle to study physical education at Hogeschool Windesheim. After obtaining his diploma, Langeler combined his position as gym teacher with his role as trainer at several clubs. In 2008, Langeler went to work at FC Zwolle, where he combined the position of head of youth development with his role as trainer of several youth teams. In 2010, he became head coach at PEC Zwolle. In 2013, Langeler made the switch to PSV Eindhoven, where he served as head of youth development for four years. During his final season in Eindhoven, he was also KNVB-coach of the Netherlands Under-20 squad and, from October 2017 of the national junior squad. As of the 2017-2018 season, Langeler has been fully employed by the KNVB, first as coach of the Netherlands junior team and coordinator of the national youth teams, and since 1 May 2018 as director of football development.