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.

David Moyes David Moyes
Scottish

Doc Rivers Doc Rivers
American

Mike Ditka Mike Ditka
American

Tony Dungy Tony Dungy
American

Tom Landry Tom Landry
American
Joe Paterno Joe Paterno
American

Bear Bryant Bear Bryant
American

Lou Holtz Lou Holtz
American

Rick Pitino Rick Pitino
American

Marcelo Bielsa Marcelo Bielsa
Argentinian
James Naismith James Naismith
Canadian, American
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Al Davis Al Davis
American

Joe Torre Joe Torre
American

Woody Hayes Woody Hayes
American
Paul Brown Paul Brown
American

Herb Brooks Herb Brooks
American

Tyronn Lue Tyronn Lue
American

Ime Udoka Ime Udoka
Nigerian, American

Bill Shankly Bill Shankly
British, Scottish

Tom Orborne Tom Osborne
American

Don Nelson Don Nelson
American
Jerry Sloan Jerry Sloan
American

Mike Zimmer Mike Zimmer
American

Dick LeBeau Dick LeBeau
American

Sam Cassell Sam Cassell
American

Dean Smith Dean Smith
American

Wes Unseld Wes Unseld
American

Pat Summitt Pat Summitt
American

Ivan Lend Ivan Lendl
Czech, American

Turner Gill Turner Gill
American

Dan Gable Dan Gable
American

Bud Grant Bud Grant
Canadian, American

Bill Cowher Bill Cowher
American

Tom Izzo Tom Izzo
American
Jock Stein Jock Stein
Scottish

Frank Reich Frank Reich
American

John McVay John McVay
American