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.

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Harry RedknappHarry Redknapp
(British)
Urban MeyerUrban Meyer
(American)
Unai EmeryUnai Emery
(Spanish)

Pete CarrollPete Carroll
(American)
Mike KrzyzewskiMike Krzyzewski
(Polish,American)
Bob KnightBob Knight
(American)

Brendan RodgersBrendan Rodgers
(British)
Rafael BenítezRafael Benítez
(Spanish)
Bill ParcellsBill Parcells
(American)

Joe PhilbinJoe Philbin
(American)
Roy HodgsonRoy Hodgson
(British)
John HarbaughJohn Harbaugh
(American)

Pat RileyPat Riley
(American)
Mark RichtMark Richt
(American)
Mack BrownMack Brown
(American)

Rex RyanRex Ryan
(American)
Don ShulaDon Shula
(American)
Fred HoibergFred Hoiberg
(American)

Louis van GaalLouis van Gaal
(Dutch)
Dick VitaleDick Vitale
(American)
Lane KiffinLane Kiffin
(American)

Matt BusbyMatt Busby
(British,Scottish)
Jim ValvanoJim Valvano
(American)
Greg SchianoGreg Schiano
(American)

Bob StoopsBob Stoops
(American)
Les MilesLes Miles
(American)
John WoodenJohn Wooden
(American)

Massimiliano AllegriMassimiliano Allegri
(Italian)
Mike RileyMike Riley
(American)
Sven-Göran ErikssonSven-Göran Eriksson
(Swedish)

Lee StrasbergLee Strasberg
(American)
Brad StevensBrad Stevens
(American)
Alfredo Di StéfanoAlfredo Di Stéfano
(Argentinian,Colombian,Spanish)

Andy FarrellAndy Farrell
(British)
Billy DonovanBilly Donovan
(American)
Matt RhuleMatt Rhule
(American)

Jimbo FisherJimbo Fisher
(American)
Shaka SmartShaka Smart
(American)
Bill SnyderBill Snyder
(American)

Jim TresselJim Tressel
(American)
Stephen ConstantineStephen Constantine
(British)
Michael LaudrupMichael Laudrup
(Danish)

Barry SwitzerBarry Switzer
(American)
Dan MullenDan Mullen
(American)
Joel QuennevilleJoel Quenneville
(Canadian)