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
Doc RiversDoc Rivers
13 October 1961
Basketball Coach

Gregg PopovichGregg Popovich
28 January 1949
Basketball Coach

Dabo SwinneyDabo Swinney
20 November 1969
American Football Coach

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

Vince LombardiVince Lombardi
11 June 1913
American football player
Matt PatriciaMatt Patricia
13 September 1974
NFL Coach

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

Steve SpurrierSteve Spurrier
20 April 1945

Bear BryantBear Bryant
11 September 1913
Football Player, Coache
Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
21 December 1926
American Football Player

Phil JacksonPhil Jackson
17 September 1945
Former Basketball Player, Executive & Coach
Tom LandryTom Landry
11 September 1924
Former American Football Player & Coach

Lou HoltzLou Holtz
06 January 1937
American Football Coach

Al DavisAl Davis
04 July 1929
American Football Coach & Executive
Joe TorreJoe Torre
18 July 1940

Byron LeftwichByron Leftwich
14 January 1980
Football Player
Bobby BowdenBobby Bowden
08 November 1929

Ralph SampsonRalph Sampson
07 July 1960
Basketball Player

Bill BowermanBill Bowerman
19 February 1911
Co-founder of Nike, Inc.
Kyle ShanahanKyle Shanahan
14 December 1979
Football Coach

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

James NaismithJames Naismith
06 November 1861
Invented Basketball

Erik SpoelstraErik Spoelstra
01 November 1970
Basketball Coach

Paul BrownPaul Brown
07 September 1908
American Football Coach
Ime UdokaIme Udoka
09 August 1977
American-Nigerian Basketball Player
Woody HayesWoody Hayes
14 February 1913
American Football Player and Coach

Herman BooneHerman Boone
28 October 1935
Former Coach

Don NelsonDon Nelson
15 May 1940
Basketball Player

Jerry SloanJerry Sloan
28 March 1942
Basketball Player
Mike ZimmerMike Zimmer
05 June 1956
American Football Coach

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

Casey StengelCasey Stengel
30 July 1890
American baseball manager

Rick PitinoRick Pitino
18 September 1952
Basketball Coach

Herb BrooksHerb Brooks
05 August 1937
Ice Hockey Coach, Player
Dick LeBeauDick LeBeau
09 September 1937

Sam CassellSam Cassell
18 November 1969
Basketball Player
Wes UnseldWes Unseld
14 March 1946
Basketball Player

Red AuerbachRed Auerbach
20 September 1917
American basketball coach

Rod MarinelliRod Marinelli
13 July 1949
American Football Coach
Stan Van GundyStan Van Gundy
26 August 1959
Basketball Coach

Romeo CrennelRomeo Crennel
18 June 1947
American Football Coach
Jim SchwartzJim Schwartz
02 June 1966
Film Producer

Turner GillTurner Gill
13 August 1962
American Football Coach

Jeff Van GundyJeff Van Gundy
19 January 1962
Basketball Coach

Bud GrantBud Grant
20 May 1927
American football Coach

Oracene PriceOracene Price
03 April 1952
Tennis Coach
Bill CowherBill Cowher
08 May 1957
American Football Player, Coach

Marty SchottenheimerMarty Schottenheimer
22 September 1943
Former American Football Player

Dan GableDan Gable
25 October 1948

Dennis EricksonDennis Erickson
24 March 1947
Football Coach
Dean SmithDean Smith
28 February 1931
Basketball Coach

Frank ReichFrank Reich
04 December 1961
Football Coach
Rick CarlisleRick Carlisle
27 October 1959
Basketball Coach

Tom HeinsohnTom Heinsohn
26 August 1934
Basketball Player

David FizdaleDavid Fizdale
16 June 1974
Basketball Coach
Eric BieniemyEric Bieniemy
15 August 1969

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
Luke MurrayLuke Murray
1985 AD
Basketball Coach

Samantha SpenoSamantha Speno
11 January 1982
Randy Orton's Ex-wife
Urban MeyerUrban Meyer
10 July 1964
Baseball player, American football player, Coach,

Pete CarrollPete Carroll
15 September 1951
American football player

Ed OrgeronEd Orgeron
27 July 1961

Mack BrownMack Brown
27 August 1951
American football player
Jason GarrettJason Garrett
28 March 1966
American Football Coach
Chip KellyChip Kelly
25 November 1963

Les MilesLes Miles
10 November 1953

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

Mark RichtMark Richt
18 February 1960
Sean PaytonSean Payton
29 December 1963

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

Rex RyanRex Ryan
13 December 1962
Head coach

Jordan RodgersJordan Rodgers
30 August 1988
American football player

Don ShulaDon Shula
04 January 1930
American football player
Lovie SmithLovie Smith
08 May 1958
American Football Player

Bill ParcellsBill Parcells
22 August 1941
Coach, American football player
Dan MullenDan Mullen
27 April 1972
Head coach, American football player

Andy ReidAndy Reid
19 March 1958

Mike VrabelMike Vrabel
14 August 1975
American football coach
Bobby PetrinoBobby Petrino
10 March 1961
American football player

John HarbaughJohn Harbaugh
23 September 1962
Sports coach, American football player
Jimbo FisherJimbo Fisher
09 October 1965
American football player

Moe BergMoe Berg
02 March 1902
Baseball coach

Greg MadduxGreg Maddux
14 April 1966
Baseball Player

Bob StoopsBob Stoops
06 September 1960
American football player
Bret BielemaBret Bielema
13 January 1970
Head coach

Knute RockneKnute Rockne
04 March 1888
Head coach, American football player
Marvin LewisMarvin Lewis
23 September 1958

Gus MalzahnGus Malzahn
28 October 1965
American football player
Byron ScottByron Scott
28 March 1961
American basketball coach

Rich RodriguezRich Rodriguez
24 May 1963
Head coach
Josh McDanielsJosh McDaniels
22 April 1976
American football coach