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With 328 biographies, Coaches are the 38th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Hockey Players, Inventors, and Historians.

Pantheon has 350 people classified as coaches born between 1866 and 1988. Of these 350, 295 (84.29%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living coaches include Alex Ferguson, Arsène Wenger, and Carlo Ancelotti. The most famous deceased coaches include Rinus Michels, Luis Aragonés, and Valeriy Lobanovskyi. As of April 2022, 22 new coaches have been added to Pantheon including Amadeo García, Faouzi Benzarti, and José Juncosa.

Living Coaches

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Newly Added Coaches (2022)

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Most coaches were born in Italy (37), United Kingdom (35), and Germany (35). By city, the most common birth places were Rio de Janeiro (6), Amsterdam (5), and Montevideo (4).The most common death places of coaches were Spain (8), Brazil (6), and Croatia (5). By city, these were Zagreb (4), Barcelona (2), and São Paulo (2).

The earliest biographies classified as coaches in Pantheon are Amadeo García, Károly Dietz, and Ernest Mangnall.  The concentration of coaches was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier coaches are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Coaches were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 25 most globally memorable Coaches since 1700.

Coaches are found within the Sports domain which also includes Soccer Players, Athletes, Basketball Players, Cyclists, and Tennis Players.