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)
Bob KnightBob Knight
(American)
Pete CarrollPete Carroll
(American)

Claudio RanieriClaudio Ranieri
(Italian)
Les MilesLes Miles
(American)
Mack BrownMack Brown
(American)

Mike KrzyzewskiMike Krzyzewski
(Polish,American)
John HarbaughJohn Harbaugh
(American)
Carlo AncelottiCarlo Ancelotti
(Italian)

Joe PhilbinJoe Philbin
(American)
Bob StoopsBob Stoops
(American)
Jimbo FisherJimbo Fisher
(American)

Bobby PetrinoBobby Petrino
(American)
Lane KiffinLane Kiffin
(American)
Rafael BenítezRafael Benítez
(Spanish)

Bill ParcellsBill Parcells
(American)
Mark RichtMark Richt
(American)
Jim ValvanoJim Valvano
(American)

Joel QuennevilleJoel Quenneville
(Canadian)
Marcelo BielsaMarcelo Bielsa
(Argentinian)
Pat RileyPat Riley
(American)

Lou HoltzLou Holtz
(American)
Roy HodgsonRoy Hodgson
(British)
Dan MullenDan Mullen
(American)

Bill SnyderBill Snyder
(American)
Ken HitchcockKen Hitchcock
(Canadian)
Louis van GaalLouis van Gaal
(Dutch)

Massimiliano AllegriMassimiliano Allegri
(Italian)
Rex RyanRex Ryan
(American)
Sven-Göran ErikssonSven-Göran Eriksson
(Swedish)

Dino BabersDino Babers
(American)
Gus MalzahnGus Malzahn
(American)
Charlie StrongCharlie Strong
(American)

Brendan RodgersBrendan Rodgers
(British)
Ronald KoemanRonald Koeman
(Dutch)
Fred HoibergFred Hoiberg
(American)

Don ShulaDon Shula
(American)
Rich RodriguezRich Rodriguez
(American)
John WoodenJohn Wooden
(American)

Jim TresselJim Tressel
(American)
Alfredo Di StéfanoAlfredo Di Stéfano
(Argentinian,Colombian,Spanish)
Brad StevensBrad Stevens
(American)

Lee StrasbergLee Strasberg
(American)
Will MuschampWill Muschamp
(American)
Barry SwitzerBarry Switzer
(American)

Bret BielemaBret Bielema
(American)
Butch DavisButch Davis
(American)
Matt BusbyMatt Busby
(British,Scottish)

Larry FedoraLarry Fedora
(American)
Gene ChizikGene Chizik
(American)
Charlie WeisCharlie Weis
(American)