Imagine a professional sports team without a mentor coaching it from behind the bench. Better yet, imagine a Super Bowl game with no coach yelling, motivating, and jumping with thrill every time there is a blowout. Coaches are the lifeline of any team. No matter what the level of play is, if you want to succeed you need a coach, a really good one on top of that. Now only if you thought that a coaching is all about breaking down tape and doodling x's and o's, know that a coach has to do a lot more than that. Coaches are the real role models for their teams, a big inspiration, and a guiding force. Coaches invest in the success of athletes. At times, they are the ones who makes winning possible, thanks to the dedication, determination, diligence, and discipline they evoke within their players. Not just that, they also help eliminate all kind of stresses and assist players stay more focused. America has been a cradle of some really smart, talented, and able coaches who have steered America's greatest athletes and teams to grand victories. Let u learn about their timeline, trivia, and facts in the biographies here.
Kareem Abdul-JabbarKareem Abdul-Jabbar
16 April 1947
Basketball Player, Basketball Coach
Phil JacksonPhil Jackson
17 September 1945
Former Basketball Player, Executive & Coach

Gregg PopovichGregg Popovich
28 January 1949
Basketball Coach

James NaismithJames Naismith
06 November 1861
Invented Basketball

Rick PitinoRick Pitino
18 September 1952
Basketball Coach

Dabo SwinneyDabo Swinney
20 November 1969
American Football Coach
Vince LombardiVince Lombardi
11 June 1913
American football player

Bill BowermanBill Bowerman
19 February 1911
Co-founder of Nike, Inc.

Ivan LendIvan Lendl
07 March 1960
Former No 1 tennis Player

Mike DitkaMike Ditka
18 October 1939
American Football Player, NFL Coach
Red AuerbachRed Auerbach
20 September 1917
American basketball coach

Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
21 December 1926
American Football Player
Ime UdokaIme Udoka
09 August 1977
American-Nigerian Basketball Player

Bear BryantBear Bryant
11 September 1913
Football Player, Coache

Lou HoltzLou Holtz
06 January 1937
American Football Coach
Herb BrooksHerb Brooks
05 August 1937
Ice Hockey Coach, Player

Tom LandryTom Landry
11 September 1924
Former American Football Player & Coach
Tony DungyTony Dungy
06 October 1955
Former NFL Coach & American Football Player

Steve SpurrierSteve Spurrier
20 April 1945
 

Casey StengelCasey Stengel
30 July 1890
American baseball manager
Dean SmithDean Smith
28 February 1931
Basketball Coach

Al DavisAl Davis
04 July 1929
American Football Coach & Executive
Oracene PriceOracene Price
03 April 1952
Tennis Coach

Marty SchottenheimerMarty Schottenheimer
22 September 1943
Former American Football Player

Bobby BowdenBobby Bowden
08 November 1929
 

Dan GableDan Gable
25 October 1948
Wrestler
Paul BrownPaul Brown
07 September 1908
American Football Coach
Woody HayesWoody Hayes
14 February 1913
American Football Player and Coach

Tom OrborneTom Osborne
23 February 1937
Former American Football Player, Coach

Chris WeinkeChris Weinke
31 July 1972
American Football Player

Clint TrickettClint Trickett
19 March 1991
American Football Player
Jimmy JohnsonJimmy Johnson
16 July 1943
American football player

Amanda BelichickAmanda Belichick
1984 AD
Coach

Luke MurrayLuke Murray
1985 AD
Basketball Coach

Samantha SpenoSamantha Speno
11 January 1982
Randy Orton's Ex-wife

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Pat RileyPat Riley
20 March 1945
Basketball player, Basketball coach, Coach
John TortorellaJohn Tortorella
24 June 1958
Ice hockey player

Mike KrzyzewskiMike Krzyzewski
13 February 1947
Basketball player, Basketball coach
Bob KnightBob Knight
25 October 1940
Basketball coach, Basketball player

Urban MeyerUrban Meyer
10 July 1964
Baseball player, American football player, Coach,

Brad StevensBrad Stevens
22 October 1976
Basketball player, Basketball coach
John WoodenJohn Wooden
14 October 1910
Officer, Basketball coach, Basketball player

Billy DonovanBilly Donovan
30 May 1965
Basketball player, Basketball coach
Lee StrasbergLee Strasberg
17 November 1901
Film actor, Theatre director, Film director, Stage

Jim ValvanoJim Valvano
10 March 1946
Basketball player, Basketball coach, Coach

Fred HoibergFred Hoiberg
15 October 1972
Basketball player, Basketball coach

Pete CarrollPete Carroll
15 September 1951
American football player

Pierre McGuirePierre McGuire
08 August 1961
Sports commentator, Baseball player, Journalist
Brad FriedelBrad Friedel
18 May 1971
Coach, Goalkeeper

Don ShulaDon Shula
04 January 1930
American football player

Bill ParcellsBill Parcells
22 August 1941
Coach, American football player

Shaka SmartShaka Smart
08 April 1977
basketball player, basketball coach
Art BrilesArt Briles
03 December 1955
American football player

Mack BrownMack Brown
27 August 1951
American football player
Knute RockneKnute Rockne
04 March 1888
Head coach, American football player

Dick VitaleDick Vitale
09 June 1939
Basketball coach, Journalist

John HarbaughJohn Harbaugh
23 September 1962
Sports coach, American football player
Les MilesLes Miles
10 November 1953
 

Jimbo FisherJimbo Fisher
09 October 1965
American football player
Rex RyanRex Ryan
13 December 1962
Head coach

Bobby PetrinoBobby Petrino
10 March 1961
American football player

Mark RichtMark Richt
18 February 1960
 
Lane KiffinLane Kiffin
09 May 1975
Sports coach, American football player

Bob StoopsBob Stoops
06 September 1960
American football player
Barry SwitzerBarry Switzer
05 October 1937
American football player

Bill RafteryBill Raftery
19 April 1943
Head coach, Basketball coach

Dan MullenDan Mullen
27 April 1972
Head coach, American football player

Alan TrammellAlan Trammell
21 February 1958
American baseball Player
Gus MalzahnGus Malzahn
28 October 1965
American football player
Greg SchianoGreg Schiano
01 June 1966
American football player

Will MuschampWill Muschamp
03 August 1971
American football player, Sports coach

Bret BielemaBret Bielema
13 January 1970
Head coach

Buddy RyanBuddy Ryan
17 February 1931
American football player, Head coach
Jim TresselJim Tressel
05 December 1952
Head coach

Bo SchembechlerBo Schembechler
01 April 1929
American football player, Sports administrator

Rich RodriguezRich Rodriguez
24 May 1963
Head coach

Jim McElwainJim McElwain
01 March 1962
American football player, Coach

Mike RileyMike Riley
06 July 1953
American football player
Jim L. MoraJim L. Mora
19 November 1961
Head coach, Coach, Journalist

Kirk FerentzKirk Ferentz
01 August 1955
American football player
Mark DantonioMark Dantonio
09 March 1956
Head coach

Charlie WeisCharlie Weis
30 March 1956
Coach, Head coach

Kevin SumlinKevin Sumlin
03 August 1964
American football player
Charlie StrongCharlie Strong
02 August 1960
Head coach

Bill SnyderBill Snyder
07 October 1939
Head coach
Bo RyanBo Ryan
20 December 1947
Basketball player, Basketball coach, Teacher

Mike ShulaMike Shula
03 June 1965
American football player

Butch DavisButch Davis
17 November 1951
American football player

Larry FedoraLarry Fedora
10 September 1962
 
Brady HokeBrady Hoke
03 November 1958
Head coach, American football player

Joe PhilbinJoe Philbin
02 July 1961
Head coach, Coach, American football player
Bo PeliniBo Pelini
13 December 1967
Sports coach

Gene ChizikGene Chizik
28 December 1961
Head coach, American football player

Mike PettineMike Pettine
25 September 1966
Coach, American football player

Frank BeamerFrank Beamer
18 October 1946
Head coach
Bronco MendenhallBronco Mendenhall
21 February 1966
Head coach