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.
Phil JacksonPhil Jackson
17 September 1945
Former Basketball Player, Executive & Coach
Kareem Abdul-JabbarKareem Abdul-Jabbar
16 April 1947
Basketball Player, Basketball Coach

Jerry SloanJerry Sloan
28 March 1942
Basketball Player

Tommy TubervilleTommy Tuberville
18 September 1954
American Football Coach

Wes UnseldWes Unseld
14 March 1946
Basketball Player

Gregg PopovichGregg Popovich
28 January 1949
Basketball Coach
Mike DitkaMike Ditka
18 October 1939
American Football Player, NFL Coach

Ime UdokaIme Udoka
09 August 1977
American-Nigerian Basketball Player

Doc RiversDoc Rivers
13 October 1961
Basketball Coach
Red AuerbachRed Auerbach
20 September 1917
American basketball coach

Lou HoltzLou Holtz
06 January 1937
American Football Coach
Ken CarterKen Carter
13 February 1959
Coach

Vince LombardiVince Lombardi
11 June 1913
American football player

Ralph SampsonRalph Sampson
07 July 1960
Basketball Player

Dean SmithDean Smith
28 February 1931
Basketball Coach

Tyronn LueTyronn Lue
03 May 1977
Basketball Coach
Ivan LendIvan Lendl
07 March 1960
Former No 1 tennis Player

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

Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
21 December 1926
American Football Player

James NaismithJames Naismith
06 November 1861
Invented Basketball
Joe TorreJoe Torre
18 July 1940
Executive

Herb BrooksHerb Brooks
05 August 1937
Ice Hockey Coach, Player
Tony DungyTony Dungy
06 October 1955
Former NFL Coach & American Football Player

Herman BooneHerman Boone
28 October 1935
Former Coach

Erik SpoelstraErik Spoelstra
01 November 1970
Basketball Coach
Sam CassellSam Cassell
18 November 1969
Basketball Player

Don NelsonDon Nelson
15 May 1940
Basketball Player
Bear BryantBear Bryant
11 September 1913
Football Player, Coache

Kyle ShanahanKyle Shanahan
14 December 1979
Football Coach

Tom LandryTom Landry
11 September 1924
Former American Football Player & Coach
Rick PitinoRick Pitino
18 September 1952
Basketball Coach

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Rick CarlisleRick Carlisle
27 October 1959
Basketball Coach
Dabo SwinneyDabo Swinney
20 November 1969
American Football Coach

Jeff Van GundyJeff Van Gundy
19 January 1962
Basketball Coach

Al DavisAl Davis
04 July 1929
American Football Coach & Executive

Pat SummittPat Summitt
12 June 1952
Coach
Tarvaris JacksonTarvaris Jackson
21 April 1983
American Football Player
Bill CowherBill Cowher
08 May 1957
American Football Player, Coach

Steve SpurrierSteve Spurrier
20 April 1945
 

Tom HeinsohnTom Heinsohn
26 August 1934
Basketball Player

Stan Van GundyStan Van Gundy
26 August 1959
Basketball Coach
Casey StengelCasey Stengel
30 July 1890
American baseball manager

Bobby BowdenBobby Bowden
08 November 1929
 

Paul BrownPaul Brown
07 September 1908
American Football Coach

Byron LeftwichByron Leftwich
14 January 1980
Football Player

Frank ReichFrank Reich
04 December 1961
Football Coach
Ara ParseghianAra Parseghian
21 May 1923
American Football Player, Coach

Marty SchottenheimerMarty Schottenheimer
22 September 1943
Former American Football Player
Dan GableDan Gable
25 October 1948
Wrestler

Mike ZimmerMike Zimmer
05 June 1956
American Football Coach

Bud GrantBud Grant
20 May 1927
American football Coach
Eric BieniemyEric Bieniemy
15 August 1969
Coach

Tom OrborneTom Osborne
23 February 1937
Former American Football Player, Coach
Chris WeinkeChris Weinke
31 July 1972
American Football Player

Matt PatriciaMatt Patricia
13 September 1974
NFL Coach

Zac TaylorZac Taylor
10 May 1983
American Football Coach

Woody HayesWoody Hayes
14 February 1913
American Football Player and Coach

Oracene PriceOracene Price
03 April 1952
Tennis Coach
David FizdaleDavid Fizdale
16 June 1974
Basketball Coach

Tom IzzoTom Izzo
30 January 1955
Coach

Curly LambeauCurly Lambeau
09 April 1898
American Football Player

Dennis EricksonDennis Erickson
24 March 1947
Football Coach
Clint TrickettClint Trickett
19 March 1991
American Football Player

Dick LeBeauDick LeBeau
09 September 1937
Coach
Brian BillickBrian Billick
28 February 1954
American Football Coach

Romeo CrennelRomeo Crennel
18 June 1947
American Football Coach

Todd HaleyTodd Haley
28 February 1967
American Football Coach
Samantha SpenoSamantha Speno
11 January 1982
Randy Orton's Ex-wife

Jim SchwartzJim Schwartz
02 June 1966
Film Producer
Turner GillTurner Gill
13 August 1962
American Football Coach

Rod MarinelliRod Marinelli
13 July 1949
American Football Coach

Jimmy JohnsonJimmy Johnson
16 July 1943
American football player
John McVayJohn McVay
05 January 1931
American Football Coach

Amanda BelichickAmanda Belichick
1984 AD
Coach
Luke MurrayLuke Murray
1985 AD
Basketball Coach

Don ShulaDon Shula
04 January 1930
American football player

Pat RileyPat Riley
20 March 1945
Basketball player, Basketball coach, Coach

Bill LaimbeerBill Laimbeer
19 May 1957
Basketball Player
Chuck DalyChuck Daly
20 July 1930
Basketball coach
Nick SabanNick Saban
31 October 1951
American football player

George KarlGeorge Karl
12 May 1951
Basketball player

Moe BergMoe Berg
02 March 1902
Baseball coach

Cheryl MillerCheryl Miller
03 January 1964
Basketball coach
Jordan RodgersJordan Rodgers
30 August 1988
American football player

Andy ReidAndy Reid
19 March 1958
Coaches

Lee StrasbergLee Strasberg
17 November 1901
Film actor, Theatre director, Film director, Stage

Joe BryantJoe Bryant
19 October 1954
Basketball Players

Elgin BaylorElgin Baylor
16 September 1934
Basketball Player
Tim HardawayTim Hardaway
01 September 1966
Basketball player

Greg MadduxGreg Maddux
14 April 1966
Baseball Player
Ed OrgeronEd Orgeron
27 July 1961
Coach

Mike KrzyzewskiMike Krzyzewski
13 February 1947
Basketball player, Basketball coach
Jim HarbaughJim Harbaugh
23 December 1963
American football coach
Bob CousyBob Cousy
09 August 1928
Basketball Player