List of famous coaches with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Sports coaches are the professionals who instruct and train the athletes participating in some specific sports. Coaches play a very important role in helping individual players and teams achieve their full potential and thereby improve their performances. Professional sports are highly competitive and in such situations the responsibilities of the coach increases manifold. Often the head coach of a professional team is assisted by assistant coaches and physical trainers. Coaches identify the strengths and weaknesses of their clients and help them in implementing a suitable training programme to improve their physical and psychological fitness. In addition to helping professional players in achieving their highest potentials, coaches also scout for new talents. They play the role of mentors as they encourage and motivate aspiring sportspersons to take up a particular sport. Coaches in any sport are required to have experience and expertise in playing that particular sport. The duties and responsibilities of coaches differ according to the sports they coach their clients in. It is a highly demanding yet highly satisfying job. Browse this section to explore about the life and works of various famous sports coaches from all over the world.

Unai EmeryUnai Emery
(Spanish)
Jürgen KloppJürgen Klopp
(German)

Jerry SanduskyJerry Sandusky
(American)
Brad StevensBrad Stevens
(American)
Jupp HeynckesJupp Heynckes
(German)

Carlo AncelottiCarlo Ancelotti
(Italian)
Barry TrotzBarry Trotz
(Canadian)
Marcelo BielsaMarcelo Bielsa
(Argentinian)

Rafael BenítezRafael Benítez
(Spanish)
Massimiliano AllegriMassimiliano Allegri
(Italian)
Pat RileyPat Riley
(American)

Will MuschampWill Muschamp
(American)
Alfredo Di StéfanoAlfredo Di Stéfano
(Argentinian,Colombian,Spanish)
Brendan RodgersBrendan Rodgers
(British)

Bert van MarwijkBert van Marwijk
(Dutch)
Sven-Göran ErikssonSven-Göran Eriksson
(Swedish)
Roy HodgsonRoy Hodgson
(British)

Vicente del BosqueVicente del Bosque
(Spanish)
Bob KnightBob Knight
(American)
Fabio CapelloFabio Capello
(Italian)

Louis van GaalLouis van Gaal
(Dutch)
Claudio RanieriClaudio Ranieri
(Italian)
Mike KrzyzewskiMike Krzyzewski
(Polish,American)

Michael LaudrupMichael Laudrup
(Danish)
Luiz Felipe ScolariLuiz Felipe Scolari
(Brazilian)
Hugo SánchezHugo Sánchez
(Mexican)

Guus HiddinkGuus Hiddink
(Dutch)
Paul MauricePaul Maurice
(Canadian)
John WoodenJohn Wooden
(American)

Harry RedknappHarry Redknapp
(British)
Ronald KoemanRonald Koeman
(Dutch)
Lee StrasbergLee Strasberg
(American)

Marcello LippiMarcello Lippi
(Italian)
Steve McClarenSteve McClaren
(British)
Billy DonovanBilly Donovan
(American)

Lou HoltzLou Holtz
(American)
Dino ZoffDino Zoff
(Italian)
Stephen ConstantineStephen Constantine
(British)

Bill ParcellsBill Parcells
(American)
Matt BusbyMatt Busby
(British,Scottish)
Urban MeyerUrban Meyer
(American)

John TortorellaJohn Tortorella
(American)
Pete CarrollPete Carroll
(American)
Brad FriedelBrad Friedel
(American)

Gérard HoullierGérard Houllier
(French)
Scotty BowmanScotty Bowman
(Canadian)
Jean-Pierre PapinJean-Pierre Papin
(French)

Luciano SpallettiLuciano Spalletti
(Italian)
Pierre McGuirePierre McGuire
(American)
Giovanni TrapattoniGiovanni Trapattoni
(Italian)

John HarbaughJohn Harbaugh
(American)
Jimbo FisherJimbo Fisher
(American)
Bruce BoudreauBruce Boudreau
(Canadian)

Luis AragonésLuis Aragonés
(Spanish)
Ottmar HitzfeldOttmar Hitzfeld
(German)
Don ShulaDon Shula
(American)