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

Doc RiversDoc Rivers
13 October 1961
Basketball Coach

Erik SpoelstraErik Spoelstra
01 November 1970
Basketball Coach

Tommy TubervilleTommy Tuberville
18 September 1954
American Football Coach

Lou HoltzLou Holtz
06 January 1937
American Football Coach
Gregg PopovichGregg Popovich
28 January 1949
Basketball Coach

Mike DitkaMike Ditka
18 October 1939
American Football Player, NFL Coach

Tyronn LueTyronn Lue
03 May 1977
Basketball Coach
Jeff Van GundyJeff Van Gundy
19 January 1962
Basketball Coach

Ime UdokaIme Udoka
09 August 1977
American-Nigerian Basketball Player
Stan Van GundyStan Van Gundy
26 August 1959
Basketball Coach

Tony DungyTony Dungy
06 October 1955
Former NFL Coach & American Football Player

Rick CarlisleRick Carlisle
27 October 1959
Basketball Coach

Ivan LendIvan Lendl
07 March 1960
Former No 1 tennis Player

Ken CarterKen Carter
13 February 1959
Sam CassellSam Cassell
18 November 1969
Basketball Player

Vince LombardiVince Lombardi
11 June 1913
American football player

Jerry SloanJerry Sloan
28 March 1942
Basketball Player

Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
21 December 1926
American Football Player
Red AuerbachRed Auerbach
20 September 1917
American basketball coach

James NaismithJames Naismith
06 November 1861
Invented Basketball
Al DavisAl Davis
04 July 1929
American Football Coach & Executive

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

Joe TorreJoe Torre
18 July 1940
Wes UnseldWes Unseld
14 March 1946
Basketball Player

Bear BryantBear Bryant
11 September 1913
Football Player, Coache
Rick PitinoRick Pitino
18 September 1952
Basketball Coach

Herman BooneHerman Boone
28 October 1935
Former Coach

Kyle ShanahanKyle Shanahan
14 December 1979
Football Coach
Ralph SampsonRalph Sampson
07 July 1960
Basketball Player

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Tom LandryTom Landry
11 September 1924
Former American Football Player & Coach
Herb BrooksHerb Brooks
05 August 1937
Ice Hockey Coach, Player

Dabo SwinneyDabo Swinney
20 November 1969
American Football Coach

Eric BieniemyEric Bieniemy
15 August 1969

Dean SmithDean Smith
28 February 1931
Basketball Coach
Tarvaris JacksonTarvaris Jackson
21 April 1983
American Football Player
Matt PatriciaMatt Patricia
13 September 1974
NFL Coach

Bill CowherBill Cowher
08 May 1957
American Football Player, Coach

Don NelsonDon Nelson
15 May 1940
Basketball Player

Zac TaylorZac Taylor
10 May 1983
American Football Coach
Steve SpurrierSteve Spurrier
20 April 1945

Paul BrownPaul Brown
07 September 1908
American Football Coach

Bobby BowdenBobby Bowden
08 November 1929

Frank ReichFrank Reich
04 December 1961
Football Coach

Byron LeftwichByron Leftwich
14 January 1980
Football Player
Oracene PriceOracene Price
03 April 1952
Tennis Coach

David FizdaleDavid Fizdale
16 June 1974
Basketball Coach
Casey StengelCasey Stengel
30 July 1890
American baseball manager

Pat SummittPat Summitt
12 June 1952

Tom HeinsohnTom Heinsohn
26 August 1934
Basketball Player
Mike ZimmerMike Zimmer
05 June 1956
American Football Coach

Marty SchottenheimerMarty Schottenheimer
22 September 1943
Former American Football Player
Ara ParseghianAra Parseghian
21 May 1923
American Football Player, Coach

Clint TrickettClint Trickett
19 March 1991
American Football Player

Chris WeinkeChris Weinke
31 July 1972
American Football Player

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

Dan GableDan Gable
25 October 1948
Woody HayesWoody Hayes
14 February 1913
American Football Player and Coach

Romeo CrennelRomeo Crennel
18 June 1947
American Football Coach

Brian BillickBrian Billick
28 February 1954
American Football Coach

Bud GrantBud Grant
20 May 1927
American football Coach
Todd HaleyTodd Haley
28 February 1967
American Football Coach

Tom IzzoTom Izzo
30 January 1955
Dick LeBeauDick LeBeau
09 September 1937

Curly LambeauCurly Lambeau
09 April 1898
American Football Player

Rod MarinelliRod Marinelli
13 July 1949
American Football Coach
Dennis EricksonDennis Erickson
24 March 1947
Football Coach

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

John McVayJohn McVay
05 January 1931
American Football Coach

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

Jimmy JohnsonJimmy Johnson
16 July 1943
American football player
Samantha SpenoSamantha Speno
11 January 1982
Randy Orton's Ex-wife

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

Billy DonovanBilly Donovan
30 May 1965
Basketball player, Basketball coach

Muggsy BoguesMuggsy Bogues
09 January 1965
Basketball player
Brad StevensBrad Stevens
22 October 1976
Basketball coach
Jason GarrettJason Garrett
28 March 1966
American Football Coach

Nick SabanNick Saban
31 October 1951
American football player

Andy ReidAndy Reid
19 March 1958

Ed OrgeronEd Orgeron
27 July 1961
Penny HardawayPenny Hardaway
18 July 1971
Basketball coach

Lane KiffinLane Kiffin
09 May 1975
Sports coach, American football player

Bruce AriansBruce Arians
03 October 1952
American football player

Tim HardawayTim Hardaway
01 September 1966
Basketball player

Don MattinglyDon Mattingly
20 April 1961
Baseball player
John TortorellaJohn Tortorella
24 June 1958
Ice hockey player

Lee StrasbergLee Strasberg
17 November 1901
Film actor, Theatre director, Film director, Stage
Jim CornetteJim Cornette
17 September 1961

Bill LaimbeerBill Laimbeer
19 May 1957
Basketball Player
Mike McCarthyMike McCarthy
10 November 1963
American football player
Greg MadduxGreg Maddux
14 April 1966
Baseball Player