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)
Marcelo BielsaMarcelo Bielsa
(Argentinian)

Urban MeyerUrban Meyer
(American)
Carlo AncelottiCarlo Ancelotti
(Italian)
Jerry SanduskyJerry Sandusky
(American)

Alfredo Di StéfanoAlfredo Di Stéfano
(Argentinian,Colombian,Spanish)
Sven-Göran ErikssonSven-Göran Eriksson
(Swedish)
Barry TrotzBarry Trotz
(Canadian)

Rafael BenítezRafael Benítez
(Spanish)
Luiz Felipe ScolariLuiz Felipe Scolari
(Brazilian)
Vicente del BosqueVicente del Bosque
(Spanish)

Roy HodgsonRoy Hodgson
(British)
Bert van MarwijkBert van Marwijk
(Dutch)
Claudio RanieriClaudio Ranieri
(Italian)

Pat RileyPat Riley
(American)
Fabio CapelloFabio Capello
(Italian)
Massimiliano AllegriMassimiliano Allegri
(Italian)

Guus HiddinkGuus Hiddink
(Dutch)
Michael LaudrupMichael Laudrup
(Danish)
Hugo SánchezHugo Sánchez
(Mexican)

Louis van GaalLouis van Gaal
(Dutch)
Jimbo FisherJimbo Fisher
(American)
Will MuschampWill Muschamp
(American)

Harry RedknappHarry Redknapp
(British)
Mike KrzyzewskiMike Krzyzewski
(Polish,American)
Lee StrasbergLee Strasberg
(American)

Ronald KoemanRonald Koeman
(Dutch)
Brendan RodgersBrendan Rodgers
(British)
Steve McClarenSteve McClaren
(British)

Jim TresselJim Tressel
(American)
John WoodenJohn Wooden
(American)
Lou HoltzLou Holtz
(American)

Stephen ConstantineStephen Constantine
(British)
Leonardo AraújoLeonardo Araújo
(Brazilian)
Lane KiffinLane Kiffin
(American)

Dino ZoffDino Zoff
(Italian)
Pete CarrollPete Carroll
(American)
Marcello LippiMarcello Lippi
(Italian)

Brad StevensBrad Stevens
(American)
Bob KnightBob Knight
(American)
Bill ParcellsBill Parcells
(American)

Jean-Pierre PapinJean-Pierre Papin
(French)
Brad FriedelBrad Friedel
(American)
Jim ValvanoJim Valvano
(American)

Javier AguirreJavier Aguirre
(Mexican)
Kevin SumlinKevin Sumlin
(American)
Luciano SpallettiLuciano Spalletti
(Italian)

John HarbaughJohn Harbaugh
(American)
Matt BusbyMatt Busby
(British,Scottish)
Dan MullenDan Mullen
(American)

Bret BielemaBret Bielema
(American)
Giovanni TrapattoniGiovanni Trapattoni
(Italian)
Don ShulaDon Shula
(American)